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.

Uber Eats to deliver hangover cure during festive season

Uber Eats are now delivering a 'morning after' cure - in a box. As the Christmas festivities kick off around the country, experts at the food delivery firm have carefully crafted a breakfast which aims to help festive revellers survive the peak of the party season. The perfectly balanced meal...

This is no damp squid: It’s the 30 most commonly used “eggcorns”

‘To be pacific, ‘an escape goat’ and ‘damp squid’ are the most misused phrases or sayings, according to new research. Commonly known as ‘eggcorns’, the phrases often mean something different to the original yet make some kind of sense. Someone may claim to be ‘lack toast and tolerant’ when they...

Philip Hammond blames sluggish productivity on more disabled people in the workforce

Philip Hammond blamed sluggish productivity on more disabled people in the workforce in today's treasury select committee. Responding to high high levels of unemployment, particularly youth unemployment, he said: “It is almost certainly the case that by increasing participation in the workforce, including far higher levels of participation by marginal groups and...

Uber loses Sheffield license

Uber has lost its license to operate in Sheffield in the latest blow for the beleaguered company says GMB. Sheffield City Council said the Californian ride-sharing app is legally allowed to operate up to December 18, and if it chooses to appeal this suspension it can continue to operate until...

Sorry for the “incontinence” sign gives shoppers a giggle

It's not just any fail - Marks & Spencer gave shoppers a giggle with this sign apologising for limited tea and coffee in a cafe - causing INCONTINENCE. The notice appeared around one of the High Street giant's big home stores in Cheltenham, Glos, It read: "Due to a technical...

They drink it’s trawl over: Drunken trawlerman crashes into pier

A veteran skipper who left his trawler spectacularly grounded on a harbour pier had been drinking, a court heard. Michael Kinnaid, 59, missed a warning navigational beacon before ramming the obstacle with his boat the Algrie. Kinnaid, a skipper for 28 years, told magistrates he had been drinking on an...

Roast dinner restaurant opens in Shoreditch with gravy microbrewery

A roast dinner pop-up restaurant is set to open in Shoreditch featuring a unique gravy microbrewery. Open from 8-10 December at the Old Truman Brewery, the "Roastaurant" will provide roast dinner lovers the choice of over 100,000 possible roast combinations in a pick ‘n’ mix style menu which have been...

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