Day: 12 October 2017

Brexit talks fail just hours after Liam Fox boasts they should be “one of the easiest in human history”

Liam Fox convenes new board of trade – and he’s the ONLY member

Liam Fox has announced a new board of trade with just one member - himself. Announcing the board today the Department for International Trade said it would “ensure the benefits of free trade are spread throughout the UK”, naming more than a dozen advisers to the body including former ministers ...

Lloyds bar £1 coin sign leaves customers baffled

Lloyds bar £1 coin sign leaves customers baffled

A sign in a Lloyds Bar has left customers baffled this week. The notice warned locals that the bar would not be accepting the old £1 coin but would give them out as change. The old "round pound" will stop being legal tender on Sunday October 15, which means legally ...

How blockchain will transform big data analytics

How blockchain will transform big data analytics

It’s no secret that big data analytics is taking the business world by storm, imparting a whole new world of corporate intelligence value. What is not so clear is how businesses seek to deal with the copious quantities of data that will be generated by big data applications. Blockchain poses ...

QuotedData’s economic round up – October 2017

QuotedData’s economic round up – October 2017

QuotedData’s economic round up – October 2017 – is a collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairmen and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed ...

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Beer of the Week: Weird Beard Brewing Co. Dark Hopfler

Launched at the beginning of 2013, Weird Beard Brew Co. operates from a site near Ealing and produces a number of hop-driven beers alongside classic styles. With the aim to “satisfy, enthuse and be enjoyed by whoever the drinker,” Weird Beard offer a number of core beers as well as ...

BREAKING: Theresa May Calls Devastating Early Election Despite Fixed Term Parliament Act

This is the real reason Theresa May is clinging on to power

Theresa May is clinging to power because she's the best of a bad bunch, it would seem. According to the latest odds Boris Johnson remains the favourite to replace the Prime Minister, leading the market in terms of bets placed accounting for 21.3 per cent of bets. Ruth Davidson, despite being ...

Foresight Solar investing in Queensland

Foresight Solar investing in Queensland

Foresight Solar investing in Queensland - Foresight Solar Fund Limited has entered into binding contracts with Canadian Solar Inc., to acquire three construction stage assets in Queensland, Australia, representing 117MW of peak capacity once installed. The assets are Longreach Solar Farm (17 MW), Oakey 1 Solar Farm (30 MW) and ...

Love These Six Unusual Uses for Industrial Steel Frame Buildings

Love These Six Unusual Uses for Industrial Steel Frame Buildings

The building industry is undergoing an unrivalled explosion of energy and creativity. Oddly enough, this renaissance is driven in large part by a trend towards industrial steel frame buildings, a surprisingly versatile shell once relegated to a few well-worn niches. Not anymore. Steel frame buildings now enjoy a slew of ...