World Cup and the economy

As I’m watching the England vs Uruguay game, a question came to me: Does World Cup affect the economy? World Cup, organised every 4 year by FIFA affects not only the economy of the hosting country but also of the economy of every country that is interest in football.  The event attracts hundreds of millions […]

A Harvard graduate could make the cosmetic giants out of business? I think not.

Whether you have heard of this news or not but it has been quite a buzz over the last month or so.  A Harvard graduate created a cosmetic printed “Mink” which can, literally print out any colour/shade of cosmetics you see on any photo or website. The basic idea behind this printer is that you […]

News for the first week of May

1, If you are or were or have always been a fan of Take That (like myself) yet care about justice and fairness… You might not want to know about this.  Apparently, three members of the band including my favourite Gary Barlow may have to pay millions of pounds in tax after dodging them for […]

HMRC and its not-yet-approved plan

The personal financial data of millions of taxpayers could be sold to private firms under laws being drawn up by HM Revenue & Customs. HMRC has not made clear exactly what bits of data it would share and with whom, but it has a wealth of information about people living in Britain. Its director of […]

2014 Budget and Students

A few days ago, Chancellor George Osborne delivered his 2014 Budget. And as important as it is for economic students to catch up with news like this, students in general should know at least a few key points that can affect us. Even though the Chancellor George Osborne has promised more apprenticeships for young people […]

The rise in minimum wage

Since the beginning of this year, we have heard stories of possible increase in minimum wage. George Osborne even claimed that he thinks the national minimum wage should rise to £7 an hour by October 2015. We truly do not expect such a dramatic increase but good news… it has been confirmed that the National […]

MyStudentRecord Websitr crashes!

This afternoon around 3pm, the MyStudentRecord, the only website that contains student personalised timetable and exam results crashed. No one, even the staffs could log in. This happened right after the announcement that the last semester’s exam results were out and everyone tried to log in at the same time. First time during my 3 […]

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