For Suffolk farmer of 50 years Alan Fairs, getting his products on the shelves of upmarket supermarkets such as Waitrose is a sign that he’s doing something right.
Hillfarm Oils’ rapeseed oil is a relatively new venture for the farm, but a good one, Mr Fairs says.
Sabuhi Gard talks to the co-founder and chief executive of Nutmeg, Nick Hungerford on why he is transforming the rather staid wealth management industry through technological innovation.
Founder of investment website Boring Money, Holly Mackay, catches up with Yahoo Finance UK to discuss, among other things, whether women make better investors than men.
Do women make better investors than men?
If you look at investing, it is one of the most stark areas when it comes to the ‘gender gap’. We recently published research showing that 24% of men invest online, compared to only 9% of women. Also, 22% of men have a stocks & shares ISA compared to just 11% of women.
Cheap oil is providing a temporary boost to airline shares. But it’s the long-term potential for expansion that is attracting investors.
With oil tumbling more than 70% over the past 15 months, any industry that typically spends 30% of its operating costs on fuel should be flying high.
Newspaper sales continue to slide, while online revenues are not making up the shortfall. Amid the gloomy headlines, is there an opportunity for investors?
Along with revelations about phone hacking, MPs’ expenses and corrupt sporting officials, one story has dominated Fleet Street over the last two decades. The exponential rise of the internet and smart phones has shaken up the industry, fuelling a slide in sales and advertising revenue. Some observers have concluded that newspapers, or their print editions at least, may soon be spiked.
A small rubber project in north-eastern Brazil set up by Michelin has become a flagship for the French tyre giant’s corporate social responsibility programme.
With five rubber trees needed to produce one truck tyre, Michelin is an obvious target for those who claim that big business is using up natural resources too intensively.