Day: August 22, 2018

Victory for Vegan Campaigners as Pets at Home Drops Kangaroo Meat

Victory for Vegan Campaigners as Pets at Home Drops Kangaroo Meat

Animal welfare charity Viva! scores another victory in their long-standing kangaroo campaign as companion animal supplies retailer Pets at Home discontinues the sale of dog treats that contain kangaroo meat. Viva! contacted Pets at Home after an animal advocate reported seeing kangaroo meat dog treats on sale. Pets at Home ...

When Do Businesses Need to Do AML and KYC Checks?

Regular Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) checks should be an integral part of the compliance management system of every regulated business. To build a strong and robust fraud-prevention system, companies need to incorporate effective anti-money laundering measures into their business processes. To do this, every company ...

71 Brewing Litschi Himbeere

Beer of the Week: 71 Brewing Litschi Himbeere

Dundee’s first brewery in almost 50 years, 71 Brewing launched last year, hoping to revive the lost art of brewing in Scotland’s fourth city. Having discovered a newfound passion for beer when visiting family in Melbourne, Australia, Managing Director Duncan Alexander eventually teamed up with Mark Griffiths to launch 71 ...

Theresa May

Conservative Party suffers collapse in membership fees

The Conservative party has suffered a collapse in the income it draws from membership fees as Labour and the Liberal Democrats see significant increases. According to party accounts the money earned from their membership plummeted by more than 40 per cent in 2017. By contrast membership income for the Labour ...

WAGs block development of 2,000 much-needed homes on disused airfield

WAGs block development of 2,000 much-needed homes on disused airfield

Plans to build 2,000 homes on a disused airfield in Guildford have been rejected to the dismay of young renters in the area. Guildford Borough Council shunned a proposal and subsequent appeals from landowners Wisley Property Investments Limited (WPIL) to build the much-needed housing. Local campaigners Wisley Action Group (WAG) ...

5 Interesting Jobs You May Never Have Thought Of…

Brits £13 a week poorer than they were 10 years ago

Average earnings in Britain are £13 a week lower than they were ten years ago, a Resolution Foundation report has revealed. The damning study found the ‘Just About Managing’ group accounted for half of the rise in employment since 2008/09, meaning The Conservatives’ oft celebrated jobs boom has been driven ...

Is there a future for property guardianship?

Quiz: Are you happy with your current home?

Constantly browsing property websites, forgetting everything you love about your home – and beginning to hate the neighbours are among the top signs you need to move, a study has found. A poll of 2,000 homeowners found more than one in three have itchy feet in their home and is ...

TV doctor hopes to steal Jacob Rees-Mogg’s seat in next election

BBC sacks Dr Phil Hammond for vow to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg

Broadcaster, doctor and vocal NHS campaigner Dr Phil Hammond announced on Tuesday that he would stand as a candidate for the National Health Action Party (NHA) in North East Somerset where Rees-Mogg is currently MP. Just hours later he tweeted that he had been fired from his Saturday mid-morning show on ...