TikTok is shutting down its Creator Fund in favor of its newer Creativity Program

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> TikTok has announced that it’s shutting down its original $1 billion Creator Fund and shifting the focus to its newer Creativity Program. From December 16, the Creator Fund will be discontinued in the United States, United Kingdom, France and Germany. Creators who are currently enrolled in the Creator Fund can switch to […]

UK’s 1.6m temp workers to receive pay boost ‘worth thousands’

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> British businesses could save up to £1 billion a year as the Government confirms plans to remove unnecessary and outdated bureaucracy following our exit from the EU. The Government has announced amendments to several retained EU laws to ensure UK regulations are brought up to date and tailored to the needs of […]

‘SMEs Navigate Unprecedented ‘Poly-Crisis’ as Business Confidence Wavers’

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> SMEs worldwide are grappling with a multifaceted and unprecedented challenge, aptly named the “poly-crisis,” according to the latest SME Barometer from Prism, which launched at the W3B Club at Rise by Barclays, the home of Fintech at Old Street. This complex and far-reaching conundrum is characterised by a series of high-impact risk […]

E-scooters legislation delays criticised by safety campaigners

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> A delay to new laws on e-scooters has been criticised by firms and campaigners who accuse the government of missing an opportunity to tighten up safety rules. E-scooters are widely sold and seen, but are currently only legal on private land or from trial hire schemes. There was no mention of new […]

UK ditches company working time rules in further post-Brexit red tape cuts

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> The government is tackling out-of-date UK regulations by amending several post-Brexit retained EU laws — ensuring those like working time rules are “fit for purpose” to further jobs growth. A reduction of time-consuming reporting requirements and simplified calculations for annual leave and holiday pay under the Working Time Regulations are part of […]

Brits set to plunge themselves into £3.7bn worth of Buy Now Pay Later debt before Christmas

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> Cash strapped Brits are forecasted to spend a whopping £3.7bn using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) schemes in the run up to Christmas, as the cost of living crisis continues to plunge shoppers into debt. The figure is expected to rise a staggering 8.8 per cent from the previous year, as more […]

JD Wetherspoon see rising sales rise but warn of energy bill pain ahead

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> The no-frills pub chain, which has over 800 sites in the UK, said that bar sales also rose 10.7 per cent and food sales grew by 8.2 per cent. During the term, Wetherspoons also sold or surrendered to the landlord six pubs and opened one site at Heathrow Airport. The chain said […]

Hunt urged to use Autumn Statement to invest £30bn a year in public infrastructure or risk ‘decade in doldrums’

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> Jeremy Hunt risks condemning Britain to a decade in the doldrums unless he uses this month’s autumn statement to announce a £30bn-a-year investment plan to upgrade public infrastructure, a leading thinktank has warned. The National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) said the chancellor should ignore calls by Tory MPs for […]

These 7 Bets Have the Highest RTP

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> Contrary to popular opinion, continuously placing bets doesn’t mean you’ll eventually win. But your winning fortunes might be turned around by choosing the bets with a higher statistical chance of winnings. It’s only logical. Since these unique bets are scattered across various games, this article highlights seven bets having the highest return […]

Will our high streets crumble under the pressure of empty properties?

<?xml encoding=”utf-8″ ?????????> The overall vacancy rate across Britain rose by 13.9% in the second quarter of 2023, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). They also found that around 6,000 retail outlets have closed their doors in the last five years. Increasing financial pressures – with everything from insurance to supply chain costs rising […]