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Facebook To Launch Libra Cryptocurrency Next Year

Facebook has revealed plans to launch a new cryptocurrency next year that the social media giant hopes will take the world by storm -...
SEIS

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme In 5 Graphs

Number crunchers who want to know what the statistics say about the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme can find the latest official data online. HM Revenue...
dark side

Economics Is A Cool Tool With A Dark Side

Economics gets a bad press but is really a cool tool for making sense of the world. And those geeky people we love to hate...
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Bank Note Purge Aimed At Corrupt Businessmen

Kenya has become the latest country to try to sweep away corruption and crime by withdrawing large denomination bank notes at short notice. President Uhuru...
The Winklevoss Twins

Winklevoss Twins On Trail Of Missing $32m Bitcoin

The Winklevoss twins seem to spend most of their time tied up in legal battles - and the latest is a $32 million law...
SEIS

Average SEIS Tax Break Adds Up To £40,500

Investors pouring cash in to a dedicated scheme for start-up businesses to pick up generous tax breaks. The latest official data from HM Revenue  &...
football

Big Five Soccer Leagues Net Record Revenues

European football’s Big Five leagues have netted a massive £25 billion in income from the 2018-19 season. As the season comes to a close with...

Were ATED Tax Targets Overegged By Government?

A bid to raise tax from homebuyers wrapping their property purchases in a company to avoid tax has back-fired for the British government. The measure...
Luxury Goods

Why Designer Brands Destroy Their Unsold Goods

British high-end fashion brand Burberry has promised to stop burning unsold stock to be more environmentally responsible - but the firm is just one...
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New Bank Notes Aim To Beat Counterfeiters

New 100 and 200 euro bank notes are on the way for May 2019 in a bid to foil counterfeiters printing bogus cash. Money laundering...

Selling The Family Jewels Is Not Always Sensible

New research for economic gurus shows the privatising public services is not always best for a country. Politicians have argued that letting the private sector...

Are Crazy Rich Asians Really That Wealthy?

Crazy Rich Asians is a new Hollywood rom-com that follows a well-trodden plot path of boy-meets-girl, family disapproves but love finds a way… The movie...

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