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Monthly Archives: June, 2017

Workplace Pensions On Track For £1 Trillion Black Hole

Gold-plated final salary pension scheme deficits are growing at the rate of £100 billion a month and stand at a staggering £710 billion. The deficit is the amount of cash Britain’s 6,500 or so company pension schemes list as the...

Ronaldo Wins Ballon d’Or For Fourth Time

The legendary Cristiano Ronaldo has won the world’s highest accolade for a footballer for the fourth time. Real Madrid striker Ronaldo picked up the Ballon d’Or as the best footballer. He has won in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016 but still...

Phoney Brexit War Of Words Starts In Earnest

Britain and the EU have set out their camps for the start of Brexit negotiations – but neither are giving away to the other side. Britain is demanding parallel talks to sort out EU housekeeping and a new trade deal. The...

Regulators Tighten Up Rules For QROPS Advisors

City regulators are cracking down on specialist offshore QROPS pensions advisers for expats. In recent moves, the Financial Conduct Authority has told several companies to stop giving pension transfer advice to customers. Several of the advice firms involved have offshore advisers...

A Third Of The World’s Population Weighs In As Obese

One in three of the global population are overweight and many are dying unnecessarily from health problems related to their obesity, says a new study. More than 2.2 billion people are carrying too much weight or obese, says the World...

Mayweather v McGregor Fails To Excite As Fight Of The Century

Dubbed the bout of the century, the showdown between former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and cage fighting hero Conor McGregor is viewed by many as a joke. Boxing fans are astounded that a fighter of such repute as Mayweather would...

Microsoft Wants To Pay You For Bing Searches

Search engine Bing is readying to take on rival Google by offering to pay users who make the switch. Bing owner Microsoft has switched on a rewards program that offers prizes for every Bing search. As the search points accumulate, Bing...

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Trump And Teenager Go Toe To Toe Over Climate Change Spat

A David and Goliath battle between US President Donald Trump and teenage climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg has broken...

Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for...

What You Need To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus

The outbreak of  deadly coronavirus in China has led to the death of nine people and left hundreds more infected. The virus is centred on...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new...