Big inflation hike threatens recovery

The rate of inflation during April jumped to a high of 3.7%, which is the highest it has been in the previous 17 months, and a much bigger leap than was anticipated. A large part of the rise of price inflation since November of 2008 is attributed to the increase in price of food, women’s […]

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Ofcom forces BT to share its broadband lines

Communications regulator Ofcom wants to accelerate the rate at which ‘super quick’ broadband is introduced to the UK by demanding that BT allows its rivals to utilize its fibre network along with telegraph poles and underground ducts. Ofcom announced this week a set of proposals that would let BT’s competition access the fibre optic network […]

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Whitbread brews coffee profits

Costa is quickly becoming the rising star in the Whitbread group due to their new flat offering of a strong white coffee called the ‘flat white’ three weeks ago.  The group reported that sales grew for all three of their businesses- Premier Inn, Beefeater, and Costa- which are spread across the UK. Across Britain there […]

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