• Has Quarterly Capitalism gone too far?

    In 1970, £10 of every £100 of profit was distributed to shareholders. According to the BBC, that number today is at £70. The money is being flushed from long-term investments into the hands of the shareholder. It’s no wonder that the Financial Times is reporting that investment has dried...
  • Let’s make tax fair with a new tax-dodging bill

    Starbucks, Google, Amazon, Apple, Tesco, Vodaphone… I’m sure you’re all familiar with these companies. But what do they have in common? Well in recent weeks they’ve all been in the media spotlight accused of less than admirable tax-dodging activities. The problem On the most basic level, companies who use our infrastructure and...
  • Procrastibake- Winter Spiced Apple and Berry Compote with Baked Cinnamon and Coconut Apple Chips

    A great way to use up that forgotten bag of apples at the back of your cupboard. This compote can be served warm or cold AND can be frozen. Super satisfying and healthy with no refined sugar! Ingredients: For the compote: 4/5 medium sized apples 2 handfuls frozen red berries 3...
  • Debate: Does “egg freezing” benefit women?

    Students are a mere three years (if that) away from the world of employment. You may have fleetingly considered applying for a Spring Week in the City, or even grovelled for work experience; but have you thought about reproductive rights in the workplace? Maybe not. Earlier this month it was reported that Facebook and Apple have decided...
  • Bling versus Budget: The Top and Bottom Range Gadgets on the Market

    Think forking out over £500 for the latest iPhone or £200 for a games console was expensive? Turns out they’re just the basic models. Luxury gadgets are now not complete without being covered in diamonds or plated in precious metals. These gadgets may be more fashion than function, but for the outrageously...