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.

Inventions And Innovations Making Their Debut At Spin London

Next weekend The Old Truman Brewery in East London plays host to the Spin festival of cycling culture. With cycling participation numbers rocketing there is expected to be a huge turnout to the event which will feature some of the world’s best British and international bike brands, as well as new and...

Are We Being Priced Out Of Sport?

When BT Sport signed a €1 billion TV rights deal for Uefa Champions League it was immediately clear who would be in line to cash in, and it wasn't the consumer. Broadcasting contracts for 2016 to 2019 will net Premier League clubs £8.3 billion combined, with Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish suggesting...

Budget Train Service to Launch Between London and Edinburgh

A budget train service is set to launch between London and Edinburgh with stops at Stevenage, Newcastle and Morpeth. First Group, which also operates Great Western Railway (GWR) and TransPennine Express, has won approval from the UK rail regulator to run the service with an average fare of £25 or less....

Where’s Rooney Puzzle Goes Viral

A Where's Rooney puzzle has gone viral as speculation over his future hits fever pitch. Ladbrokes dreamt up a fun puzzle days before Roy Hodgson is due to name the squad travelling to Euro 2016 in France. The bookies expect the tournament to break Euro betting records with over £500 million wagered...

London Home to 4,400 “Super Rich” People

London is home to a whopping 4,400 super rich people, more than any other city in the world. Data from the Wealth Insight report revealed the number of super rich people (net assets worth $30m or more, excluding the value of their main house) is up by 0.8 per cent over...

In Pictures: Bernie Sanders Packs California Stadium Beyond Capacity

An unprecedented number of people flocked to a Bernie Sanders rally in Sacramento on Monday night, packing a stadium beyond capacity. Despite the race to become the Democrat candidate for presidency looking pretty much wrapped up, Sanders attracted some 15,000 to 20,000 people, with more than 10,000 more continuing to wait outside....

Busted Are Back: Here’s What To Expect

When Busted split up in 2005 they split up for good. Charlie Simpson, increasingly absent in mind and body, had grown tired of playing the pop idol in rebellious sixth-form attire, strumming along to simple chord progressions and wailing about adolescent strife. Shagging school teachers had lost its appeal, time...

Global Warming is Spiralling Out Of Control

An animated graphic has been released highlighting the extent to which global warming is spiralling out of control. Ed Hawkins, a climate scientist in the National Centre for Atmospheric Science at the University of Reading, used data from the Met Office Hadley Centre to show how rapidly the global temperature has risen...

Study Shows Brand Loyalty Is At An All-Time High

Brand loyalty is at an all-time high, according to a new study. Some 70 per cent of Brits rarely deviate from their favourite brands of food and drink, and folk tend to stick to the same type of tea or coffee, watch the same TV programmes and eat from the same takeaway...

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