Jack Peat

Jack Peat

Jack is a business and economics journalist and the founder of The London Economic (TLE).

He has contributed articles to VICE, Huffington Post and Independent and is a published author.

Jack read History at the University of Wales, Bangor and has a Masters in Journalism from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Politics and Tourism in Cape Town

"Make no mistake", our taxi driver, a black South African told us on the way back from a shark diving expedition, "racism is as rife as it ever has been in our country." Politics had been on the agenda as soon as we stepped off the plane in Cape Town's...

Don’t Call Us Refugees, We’re Visitors

Film Student from Milton Keynes Creates Heart Wrenching Documentary on the Syrian Refugee Crisis For most of us, the genre of ‘student film’ sparks connotations of budget sets and pranks. But one student has pushed the boundaries of the genre with his poignant exploration of the ramifications of the war...

The London Economic

The Most Right-Swiped Jobs on Tinder

Tinder has released data on the “Most Right-Swiped” jobs on its dating app, with pilots coming out on top for men and Physical Therapists for women. Founder/Entrepreneur, Teacher and Model ranked highly for both males and females, and media jobs are also popular. Job and education integration, which was introduced in November,...

The Flying Scotsman Departs On Inaugural Run

The Flying Scotsman departed London King's Cross this morning en route to York on its inaugural run after restoration. After ten years and £4.2 million spent the loco has been restored to its historic British Rail green and is now running the famous route up the East Coast of Britain -...

Elizabeth Line Bemoans Queen Photobomb

New Yorker Elizabeth Line has taken to Twitter to bemoan the Queen's photobomb after the Head of State made an appearance at the unveiling of the newly-named Crossrail line. The American, dubbed 'the real Elizabeth Line', picked up the news after an announcement was made earlier this week that the...

EGGB1W The Weymouth Seaside Express passes Sydney Gardens as it leaves Bath Spa. Image shot 08/2013. Exact date unknown.

Trainspotting Heralded As The Perfect Practise For Mindfulness Meditation

Forget adult-colouring and yoga, trainspotting has now been heralded as a mindfulness technique to promote wellbeing. With the trend for health and wellness on the rise, many people are on the lookout for activities and hobbies to enrich their lives and positively affect their wellbeing. And surprisingly enough, the once...

Dispelling The Myths Of Short-Term Loans

The 'short term loan' is amongst the most slandered terms in the financial world, but there is no doubting that responsible lenders have an important role to play in the credit market. New research has revealed the importance of borrowing from an accredited lender when it comes to short-term credit, with a third...

Legendary Statues Polish Up For London Fashion Week

Some of London's most renowned statues have polished up in honour of this week's prestigious Fashion Week. Fashionista Beau Brummel, Sherlock Holmes, Churchill and Roosevelt were just a few of the icons who were dolled up for the event. Pioneer of men's fashion Beau Brummel lived up to his reputation...

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