Making a Will to Support Your Wishes – What You Should Know

May 19, 2014 10:59 am0 comments
Making a Will to Support Your Wishes – What You Should Know

Making a will is a big endeavour, but it is also extremely important. It is not a process that should be left to the last minute, as an unfortunate circumstance could mean that your loved ones are without instruction. While it’s true that a simple document written out and notarized […]

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US and Europe must approach trade partnership talks in responsible manner

May 18, 2014 9:06 am0 comments
US and Europe must approach trade partnership talks in responsible manner

The Dialogue Forum on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States of America and the European Union that took part in Berlin on May 5 ahead of the next round of talks planned on May 19 stimulated the foreign mass media to resume the debate on […]

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The Design Behind Gambling Strategies

April 8, 2014 11:59 am0 comments
The Design Behind Gambling Strategies

Beating the odds is the name of the game.  Many people have their own ways and means, whether legitimate or otherwise. Henry Du Pre Labouchere (1831-1912), was a British writer, publisher, politician and among other things, the owner of a theatre.  Although his name suggests he was born on the […]

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The Wolf of Wall Street – A (Spoiler Free) Review

February 5, 2014 7:07 pm3 comments
The Wolf of Wall Street – A (Spoiler Free) Review

Leonardo DiCaprio is an actor with an enviable catalogue of films behind him. From playing Johnny Depp’s autistic younger brother in 1993’s What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?, to making up one half of William Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet in 1996; the year after, DiCaprio reached international fame in Titanic, […]

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Self Employed vs. Employed

January 31, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
Self Employed vs. Employed

Escaping the dreary daily routine of the nine to five may seem like the ideal lifestyle to many, but how does it really compare to working under someone else? There are certainly benefits and disadvantages to both of these work environments and situations; and I’m going to be exploring in […]

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Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

January 26, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

We’ve witnessed the growth of programmes such as ‘Benefits and Proud’; ‘Benefits Britain and Skint’ – if only there was an NTA award for the programme that made Britain angriest. “And the WINNER is…’Benefit Street” – achieving most complaints to both OfCom and the police.” Every single hour of airtime is achieving […]

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The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

January 23, 2014 3:10 pm0 comments
The Bitcoin Revolution: Brilliant or dangerous?

The current acceptance of the online currency ‘bitcoin’ is divided. This week, it was declared that Cumbria University would allow payment for tuition fees in bitcoins. What makes this cyber-currency so attractive, yet also unsettling, for so many organisations? Is the bitcoin truly as good as it sounds, or could […]

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