​UN-backed Report: Sustainable Investing a Fiduciary Duty for Fund Managers

​UN-backed Report: Sustainable Investing a Fiduciary Duty for Fund Managers

Fund managers are failing in their fiduciary duty if they do not incorporate sustainability criteria into investment decisions said a study today backed by U.N. partner organisations including the Principles for Responsible Investment.

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Living Wage Increase & Enforcement Announced

Living Wage Increase & Enforcement Announced

The national minimum wage is due to increase form £6.50 to £6.70 for people 21 and over from 1 October 2015. The introduction of the mandatory national living wage for people 25 and above, initially set at £7.20, follows in April 2016

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UK Company, Innovate UK, offer up to £2m for Research and Development Projects

UK Company, Innovate UK, offer up to £2m for Research and Development Projects

Businesses can apply for a share of a £2 million grant by Innovate UK encouraging early stage business projects that “seek innovative ways to improve the performance of materials in severe, aggressive or demanding conditions.”

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London Stock Exchange Falls for Ninth Day Running with 0.7% Slide

London Stock Exchange Falls for Ninth Day Running with 0.7% Slide

Stock markets continued to tumble following China’s factory output slump and the Greek Prime Minister Alex Tsipras' resignation. Oil crashed to its lowest level since March 2009, reaching $46.32 per barrel. It’s heading for its eighth straight weekly decline; not since 1986 has the run been so long.

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