As reported earlier in the year, Anglo-Dutch oil giant Royal Dutch Shell (LON:RDS) boasted the launch of its 'New Energies' business, which pledged to expand its investment in renewables ventures - with stakes in hydro, wind and solar power - and its electrical vehicle charging points. These announcements were followed...
Berkeley Group
On something of a post-lockdown high - and with latent second wave fears - markets and consumers almost wished to manifest putting Covid in the rear-view-mirror over the summer period, with some bold equities recoveries and the gradual resumption of work life and recreational activities. Since the end of...
With 40% of construction firms set to make redundancies due to coronavirus, IronmongeryDirect tells us what it uncovered in its research into the costs of tradespeople starting up their own trade businesses. According to the research, becoming a builder, electrician and plumber are among the...
"Keep people healthy to keep countries wealthy" laments David Sinclair, Director of the International Longevity Centre UK. According to the think-tank leader, we are chronically guilty of under-appreciating our elderly peers, and their importance to both society and the economy. Elderly and essential Aside from the our sentimental attachments and the...
US debt ceiling
Remember when the S&P cut the credit rating for the US, the world's most reliable borrower, sending violent waves of unease throughout global markets?  In 2011, political deadlock in the senate led to a government shutdown because an agreement couldn't be reached on whether to raise the debt ceiling. Congress...