Day: 11 June 2018

Expansion of The Concrete Network

Expansion of The Concrete Network

The Concrete Network (TCN) is the UK’s largest independent concrete supply network, and after its strong start, the company has been working hard to bolster itself and build towards an even stronger future. Developing the network After moving to their new offices on 21st April 2018 and expanding to 20 ...

Economic round up – August 2018

Economic round up – June 2018

QuotedData's Economic round up – June 2018 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 to ...

Investment companies roundup – June 2018

QuotedData’s investment companies roundup – June 2018 – is our latest roundup of news; price, NAV and discount movements; flows in and out of the sector and report on full year dividends announced over the month of May 2018. Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford. June Investment Companies Roundup The premium of biotech company, ...

Tips for Creating the Perfect Dressing Room

Tips for Creating the Perfect Dressing Room

There are many things that you can do with a spare room; you could turn it into storage space, or even a home office. However, a much better idea is to turn it into a dressing room. Use this space to do your hair and makeup in ultimate relaxation. However, ...

Aberdeen Emerging Markets – 10.6% a year for 20 years

Aberdeen Emerging Markets - 10.6% a year for 20 years Aberdeen Emerging Markets (AEMC) will be 20 years old on 22 June 2018. This is no small feat; it has survived numerous crises in emerging markets (EM), the distortions of ‘hot money’ (where investors flood into, and later out of, ...

StreetXO Pekinese dumplings

Restaurant Review: StreetXO, London

The only three Michelin starred restaurant in Madrid, David Muñoz opened DiverXO in 2007. The restaurant was quickly succeeded by the nearby opening of a less formal sister restaurant, StreetXO – an establishment with an off the wall, highly conceptualised menu. Nine years later, Muñoz brought his fine dining circus ...

Inside the Tommy Robinson protest: a retired cop’s worrying view

Inside the Tommy Robinson protest: a retired cop’s worrying view

What I witnessed this weekend in London leaves us all facing important questions. Perhaps the most serious is, given the events of Saturday, whether the depleted police service could effectively cope with serious disorder on the scale of 2011’s riots. Another Robinson protest is planned for next month while there ...

Corbyn is a ‘phase’ says short-lived ex-PM Gordon Brown

Corbyn is a ‘phase’ says short-lived ex-PM Gordon Brown

Short-lived PM Gordon Brown has labelled Jeremy Corbyn a “phase” will have a “short shelf life.” The ex-PM said, on the Jeremy Marr show: “Everything’s a phase. “I mean Jeremy himself is going to accept that he – nobody goes on forever. “We’re all phases, we’re all sort of part ...

Decanter which keeps wine from for 2 weeks reaches funding target on Kickstarter

Best wines for Father’s Day 2018

Father's Day and wine are synonymous for the millions of people looking to treat their old man this weekend. Whether it's cooking the dinner or wrapping up a bottle for later a good vino is a sure fire way to their heart. And if you're looking for a bottle to ...

Cold as Ice: Falling out of love with the England football team

Cold as Ice: Falling out of love with the England football team

10 June 1998. On a balmy Wednesday afternoon in France, the 16th FIFA World Cup was about to commence. On Auntie Beeb, Des Lynam, he of the moustache, insouciant demeanour and oak-panelled cadence, welcomed millions of viewers to the latest edition. On the pitch, it was Brazil versus Scotland. There ...

Flashbacks to ‘93: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Flashbacks to ‘93: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

I didn’t grow up with Tina Turner’s music. The first time I was aware of her was through her 1991 blockbuster Simply The Best collection, which swept up the highlights of the second phase of her career and seemed to be in every single CD collection I saw in the ...

Vegan Enchiladas

How to Make: Vegan Enchiladas

With an aim to support, encourage and promote healthy eating and drinking, food provenance and cooking, BNF Healthy Eating Week 2018 will run until Friday 15th June 2018. Last year’s BNF Healthy Eating Week 2017 was the most successful so far, with 9681 nurseries and schools representing 4.2 million pupils, ...