Day: 14 November 2018

REVIEW: Damnation Festival 2018

The thirteenth iteration of Damnation Festival rolled into Leeds this past weekend, bringing together some of the finest names in extreme and experimental music from all over the world.  The annual event took over the entirety of Leeds University Student’s Union, spreading its tendrils across four stages and allowing almost ...

QuotedData’s economic roundup – November 2018

QuotedData’s economic roundup – November 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 encourage you ...

Investment companies roundup – November 2018

QuotedData’s investment companies roundup – November 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 October 2018. Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford. Winners and losers in October In what was generally a miserable month ...

Three quarters of Brits are worried about their current financial situation

Top Five Advantages of Bridging Loans for Real Estate Development

Buying, refurbishing, and then refinancing a real estate property is a common strategy employed by property developers. It allows you to turn great profits. However, this method also relies heavily on the ability to act quickly. Unless you have a lot of funds available for buying and refurbishing properties, you ...

MEP applauded as she exposes Nigel Farage’s hypocrisy in parliament

MEP applauded as she exposes Nigel Farage’s hypocrisy in parliament

An MEP was roundly applauded in parliament after she exposed Nigel Farage’s hypocrisy as he sat meters away. Dutch politician Esther de Lange told parliament not to “take his grandstanding too seriously” after she revealed she needed to “get something off her chest”. Pointing to the former UKIP leader, she ...

Watch – Trumpy Bear is a real thing

Watch – Trumpy Bear is a real thing

This 100% real and not-at-all-satirical bear is being sold in the US, and is apparently setting people back two instalments of $19.95 (about £31 in total). Trumpy Bear appears to have been around since at least mid-2017, but has picked up a lot of interest after the advert appeared on ...

Why Should Your Business Prepare for Voice Driven Conversational Commerce?

Not long ago, conversational commerce was all about interactive buying and online selling. Now, the concept has gravitated toward voice-driven conversational commerce, thanks to a tremendous increase in online buyers and, most importantly, teenagers getting addicted to smartphones.   Powered by artificial intelligence tools like Siri and Cortana, conversational commerce ...

This is what life on Mars is likely to look like

This is what life on Mars is likely to look like

Architectural experts have drawn up prototypes of what living conditions on Mars might be like when the Red Planet is colonised by humans. A panel of specialists worked alongside a visualisation team to predict how future Martian homes are likely to look, with interior and exterior images released for a ...

Pub where Hugh Grant famously ‘bugged a bugger’ has gone on the market for a bargain-basement £100,000

These are the most common ways to avoid getting a round in

Drinking slowly so someone else gets the drinks in, popping out 'to make a phone call' and vanishing to the loo are among the most common ways Brits avoid getting a round in, a study found. Researchers who polled 2,000 UK adults found many 'shirkers' have tactics they employ which ...

The Advantages of Renting or Leasing a Commercial Vehicle

There is a growing trend among businesses. With the way the world economy is changing, and workforce dynamics are trying to adjust, many companies big and small are looking into renting their needs rather than buying them outright. Many companies are “renting their personnel” through freelancing and contract work instead ...