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Tenants in arrears to get benefits transferred to landlords

Tenants in arrears to get benefits transferred to landlords

  The government has launched a new scheme which may see those who are on benefits having their money diverted to landlords, it has emerged. A circular published by the Department for Work and Pensions on Monday revealed that tenant’s of social landlords will have their benefits transferred to their housing provider, if they accrue two months of arrears. The[Read More…]

“Kids for cash” judge jailed prison bribes

“Kids for cash” judge jailed prison bribes

  A US judge has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for taking bribes from a prison developer after years of sending young teenagers to jail for minor crimes. In a bitter twist of irony, former Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. was jailed and ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million for his part in a “kids for cash scheme”.[Read More…]

Nik Halik

Exclusive: Bloodlines, food wars and a new-world currency. Astronaut and financial entrepreneur predicts future economic trends and the birth of…space-babies

It’s not everyday that you get to speak to a self-funded astronaut who is friends with the likes of Bill Clinton, Steve Forbes and Oprah Winfrey, to name but a few. Nik Halik is an Australian, multi-millionaire businessman who founded organisations such as the Financial Freedom Institute, Lifestyle Revolution, LLC, Money Masters Global and The Thrillionaires. He is also the[Read More…]

Vision of Young Voices shows urban poets at their best

Vision of Young Voices shows urban poets at their best

When people think of poetry, they often think of the great William Shakespeare, Wordsworth or W.B Yeats or some other famous British poet. The truth is, as talented as these poets are, many of those who are not familiar with the written verse, think of it as a posh pastime for the middle and upper classes. Nothing could be farther[Read More…]

Music Feature: EXCLUSIVE: Akashic Times speaks to esteemed journalist and musician Kris Needs

Music Feature: EXCLUSIVE: Akashic Times speaks to esteemed journalist and musician Kris Needs

He’s probably one of the most famous journalists in the rock and punk movement, and has knocked heads with the likes of Bob Marley and Keith Richards and in this exclusive, Kris Needs talks about his upcoming projects in the UK and his perceptions about the changing face of music. He is better known for his book ‘Before They Make[Read More…]