Fizzy Drink Manufacturers Unite in Pledge to Cut Calories
Nov29

Fizzy Drink Manufacturers Unite in Pledge to Cut Calories

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and the Dr Pepper Snapple Group said they plan to reduce sugary drink calorie consumption by 20 percent through marketing, reduced serving sizes. Coca-Cola PepsiCo and the Dr Pepper Snapple Group on Tuesday pledged to cut calories consumed by Americans in sugary drinks by one-fifth within about a decade. The three companies made the commitment as part of the 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative. “This is...

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Why Does Australia Have A Housing Crisis?
Nov29

Why Does Australia Have A Housing Crisis?

Australia is in the grip of a housing crisis, and the rental market is failing to deliver for many.  According to figures from a recent report, Australia is facing a housing crisis with many low-income households no longer able to afford living in metropolitan areas.   The research found that households with a medium gross income of $83,500 are spending a quarter of their earnings on rent – a level considered...

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Brexit; UK and EU Negotiate Divorce Bill Potentially 50bn Euros
Nov29

Brexit; UK and EU Negotiate Divorce Bill Potentially 50bn Euros

Britain and the EU have reached agreement on a Brexit divorce bill which is likely to finally total around 50 billion euros, British newspapers reported on Tuesday, potentially heralding a breakthrough in the negotiations. A deal on the bill would signal that London and Brussels are moving much closer to an agreement at a Dec. 14-15 summit to advance to a new phase in their negotiations and discuss their post-Brexit trade...

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Bill Gates is planning to build a ‘Smart City’ in Arizona
Nov12

Bill Gates is planning to build a ‘Smart City’ in Arizona

Bill Gates is building a “smart city” in Arizona which will feature driverless cars and “cutting-edge” technology. Belmont Partners, one of the Microsoft founder’s investment firms, has spent $80m (£61.1m) on buying and developing the new community near Tonopah, west of Phoenix. Mr Gates’ goal is to create a smart city called Belmont on the nearly 25,000 acres of land. Everything about Belmont will...

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How to Encourage Teamwork in Your Organisation
Dec14

How to Encourage Teamwork in Your Organisation

The most successful businesses in the world put a huge emphasis on teamwork. These organisations do this for some very good reasons. A business becomes stronger and each employee contributes more. As well as this, there is less confusion because each team member knows what they are doing and understands what the overall goal of their ‘team’ or company is. Below are some of the best ways you can encourage teamwork in your business. Set...

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Starting a Business: Quotes from the Experts Explained
Nov14

Starting a Business: Quotes from the Experts Explained

It is a common misconception that the business world is entirely dog-eat-dog. A madcap scramble to success followed by a king-of-the-hill strategy of crushing anyone who comes close to reaching your lofty heights. In reality, though, those who’ve made it to the top are keen not to stop others from joining them on the podium, but actually encourage them to do so. A seemingly constant barrage of business advice from the top-tier...

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