Where is rent rising the fastest?

With the cost of living constantly on the up, most of us have become resigned to spending more cash on everyday essentials. Over the past 12 months property rental prices have continued to rise, accordingly to the latest Buy to Let Index. The average rent charged to tenants across England and...

Is Hyperloop One the future of transport?

Without sounding totally out of my mind on a completely normal Wednesday afternoon, could the totally sci-fi train-like vessel in underground vacuum tubes be about to revolutionise the way we transport goods, travel the world and connect cities. Backed by a host of venture investors, Hyperloop Technologies is designing, developing, and building...

Britain’s biggest “crash for cash” gang convicted

In recent months certain areas have been “crash for cash” hotspots, which in turn has left insurers hiking up prices for policies in these areas. The more of gangs like this we manage to stop the better for the insurance industry all round. A gang of fraudsters have been convicted...

The power of a name: how retailers cottoned on to letting the public decide

So do you buy your products because of their names? Well according to product sales the name is actually pivotal. With markets now heavily saturated product sales have become highly influenced by social media campaigns. A number of newly released food and drink products have jumped on this and implemented...

How location data could result in more accurate premiums

When insurers write policies the accurate pricing of risk is essential to all involved. When it comes to policies such as home and car, the location becomes one of the most important types of data used. This is because factors such as crime rates and any nearby threats are key. The more...

How SMEs can be more environmentally friendly?

It is understandable that within many SMEs deadlines and targets will often take priority and that thinking about our environment is very rarely ranked of high importance. But rather surprisingly only a handful of simple changes can significantly increase your environmental cleanliness. and also have a positive impact on your...

Buying vs leasing equipment: Which is right for your business?

As a business owner, you will inevitably need to update your business equipment at some point – whether it’s investing in new computer hardware or replacing old machinery with the latest versions. Renovating your equipment can have far-reaching positive impacts, from keeping up with ever-changing technology and maintaining cyber security,...

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