Business & Finance

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

Queen of England in line for a pay rise

The Queen of England is set to get a £45.6 million pay rise courtesy of the taxpayer in 2017-2018, it has been revealed. If the formula used to calculate the amount taxpayers contribute to the monarchy’s running costs is not reviewed, the Monarch will be in line to receive extra funding. As the Crown Estate property empire delivered a record[Read More...]

Mikaila Ulmer

11 year old girl lands $1M whole foods deal

An 11 year old entrepreneur from the US has landed a $1 million deal with Whole Foods for her Bee Sweet lemonade. Mikaila Ulmer had previously obtained a $60,000 Shark Tank deal when she was just 10. The show Shark Tank is a US version of the popular entrepreneur show, Dragon’s Den. Mikaila said she got the idea when she was just[Read More...]

David Cameron tax row rages

David Cameron tax row rages

It appears everyone in this country is paying doing their civic duty and paying tax – except of course, for multimillion pound corporations and the prime minister. While thousands of ordinary people struggle to pay their council tax bills and are subsequently getting jail threats, the debate over David Cameron’s tax status continues to rage. The release of his tax[Read More...]

Tories plan to scrap free school meals

Tories plan to scrap free school meals

The Tories are considering plans to cut free school meals, it has been revealed. George Osborne’s November Spending Review, is considering proposals to end policies in which free hot school meals are given to all schoolchildren between four and seven, a policy which was introduced by former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in 2014. It was estimated that it would[Read More...]

Trans-Pacific Partnership to grant corporations unlimited power over sovereign states

Trans-Pacific Partnership to grant corporations unlimited power over sovereign states

Corporations will soon be able to wield significant control over states in the US, leaked document have revealed. The recently leaked chapter from the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP) will enable companies to sidestep national jurisdiction and sue the countries they are operating in via private courts. The report, published over Wikileaks site found that various mechanisms will[Read More...]