Day: 16 January 2019

Financing Trends, Sector Trends and Top Deals

Financing Trends, Sector Trends and Top Deals

A recent report from CB Insights explored the global fintech sector for the third quarter of 2018, looking at emerging trends and investments across all relevant industry sectors. The results showed a mixed bag, with some areas seeing record investment and others experiencing a decrease in funding compared to either ...

Mono share new single ‘Meet Us Where The Night Ends’

Mono share new single ‘Meet Us Where The Night Ends’

Post rock legends Mono have shared the third single from their upcoming album - and 20th anniversary as a band. Listen to Meet Us Where The Night Ends below for a slice of the Japanese quartet's brand of atmosphere and instrumentation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNh2T-OY14A&feature=youtu.be The band will present new album Nowhere Now Here in January 2019 ...

Hop Hand Fallacy Lost and Grounded brewery, Bristol. Photo by Adam Gasson / Lost and Grounded

Beer of the Week: Lost and Grounded Hop Hand Fallacy

Based in Bristol, Lost and Grounded Brewers began brewing in the summer of 2016, following a year of preparation. Fascinated by the precision of German brewing and the idiosyncratic nature of Belgian beers, Lost and Grounded have a 25HL brewhouse from Krones, located in Freising, Germany – home of Weihenstephan. Here, the ...

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust – Throg’s shorts shine

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust – Throg’s shorts shine

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust – Throg’s shorts shine – With a decision on Brexit looming and US rates climbing, many investors appear to have adopted a more defensive stance. Dan Whitestone, manager of BlackRock Throgmorton Trust (THRG), has reduced the portfolio’s net exposure to markets to well below 100%, taking profits on some ...

Study Reveals Top 5 Home Worries Keeping People Up At Night

Study Reveals Top 5 Home Worries Keeping People Up At Night

Balancing a career with home life is one of the biggest challenges facing most workers today. Commutes eat away at precious hours of the day and keeping track of everything that needs to get done after work, let alone doing it, adds even more stress. No wonder that so many ...

Little Britain predicted Theresa May’s Brexit backlash 15 years ago

Little Britain predicted Theresa May’s Brexit backlash 15 years ago

The Brexit backlash in today's national newspapers was eerily predicted by comedy sketch Little Britain over 15 years ago, TLE can reveal today. Theresa May was roundly lambasted on the front pages this morning, with the Telegraph leading with "A complete humiliation" and the i describing last night's vote as a "historic humiliation". The Guardian ran ...

Social mobility report should have carried Corbyn’s manifesto slogan

Up to 100 Labour MPs set to pivot to second referendum

Up to 100 Labour MPs are set to pivot to a second referendum today, according to Sky News reports. Deputy political editor Beth Rigby posted last night that Labour politicians are set to pile the pressure on Jeremy Corbyn to make a second referendum his Plan B if his vote ...

Is on-demand business model making us less responsible?

Is on-demand business model making us less responsible?

The on-demand business model has made things more convenient. These services that we enjoy having may not be around much longer. Some of the most popular companies will continue to survive, as many of them will die off quickly. This business model is likely to suffer if workers ask for ...

How to Start Your Own Online Shop

How to Start Your Own Online Shop

The internet is changing fast and any moment away from it feels like you are missing out from something big. You are not wrong; millions of people connected in one platform is the largest and most diversified market available. It is one welcoming business opportunity for any person in the ...

It’s time for May to face up to the white elephant in the room

It’s time for May to face up to the white elephant in the room

Theresa May was left staring into the abyss last night after more than two-thirds of MPs voted against her Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union. It was an unprecedented moment in British political history and one that leaves the Prime Minister in a precarious position. Even if she manages to ...