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Can China keep up with its own middle class?

Can China keep up with its own middle class?

The Chinese middle class – those earning between $10,000 to $35,000 per annum  – has furiously emerged in the last 15 to 30 years, growing to 300 million people, a number encompassing a larger population than the USA, but only 22% of [read more]

Payday loans: all the same?

Payday loans: all the same?

The payday loan world has taken a battering recently, but some good seems to have come of it at least. With new legislation coming into play in April, and companies like MyJar always working to act responsibly and ethically, maybe one day [read more]

Having a credit check: the impact of marriage and relationships

Having a credit check: the impact of marriage and relationships

Spring is often considered a season of romance. With Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day some of the most popular days of the year for wedding proposals – lots of couples spend spring months planning their upcoming [read more]

Commercial vehicle predictions for 2014

Commercial vehicle predictions for 2014

The creation of new technology, more efficient engine design and innovative solutions designed to combat climate change are having a significant impact on things like road tax. As vehicles become more efficient, authorities are under [read more]

Hiking in the Black Forest

Hiking in the Black Forest

A wooded mountain range in southwestern Germany, the Black Forest is an area rich in history, culture, and stunning natural diversity. Famous for its ham, its clockmakers, and its historic mountain villages and farmhouses, the Black Forest [read more]

What does your workforce look like?

What does your workforce look like?

How the correct use of an HR system can help you understand the diversity within your workforce. A recent article published by the BBC suggested that in terms of workforce demographics 60% of inner London’s employed workforce hold [read more]

Livingwell Taekwondo Team: Friends and Supporters of Sri Lanka Since 2001

Livingwell Taekwondo Team: Friends and Supporters of Sri Lanka Since 2001

“A young girl in Sri Lanka was due to start a nursing career. But one day she stepped into a road, a car struck her leg and badly injured it. She was taken straight to hospital, but after a week, infection set in.” In 2001, a [read more]

Livingwell Taekwondo Team: Friends and Supporters of Sri Lanka Since 2001

Livingwell Taekwondo Team: Friends and Supporters of Sri Lanka Since 2001

“A young girl in Sri Lanka was due to start a nursing career. But one day she stepped into a road, a car struck her leg and badly injured it. She was taken straight to hospital, but after a week, infection set in.” In 2001, a [read more]

Banking and the implementation of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)

Banking and the implementation of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)

On the 2nd September 2013 the Basil Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), the financial supervisor for Europe, laid out the final framework a European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) for standardising derivative contracts along [read more]

Eight tips for reducing stress when letting a property in London

Eight tips for reducing stress when letting a property in London

If you plan on letting a property for the first time, these are some of the most important things to remember.  Although it’s not an exhaustive list, it should give you an idea of what you’re up against 1.    Get consents If [read more]

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