Funding Circle, a P2P SME lending platform, steps towards an IPO
September 5, 2018

UK founded startup Funding Circle, a p2p lending platform which focuses on the underserved small business market, has announced a “potential intention” to float on the London Stock Exchange.

In a press release today, announcing the publication of a Registration Continue reading

U.K. Housing Market Stays Subdued as Brexit, Rates Deter Buyers
August 26, 2018

The U.K. housing market remained listless in July as Brexit uncertainty intensified and Britons braced for an interest-rate increase from the Bank of England, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Prices and sales stagnated and property values Continue reading

Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup
June 19, 2018

Ethos, the company that bills itself as making life insurance accessible, affordable and simple, has officially come out of stealth with an $11.5 million investment led by one of the world’s top venture firms, Sequoia Capital, and additional participation Continue reading

Barclays Investment Bank Pays Females Half That of Males
February 26, 2018

Barclays Plc pays female employees at its investment bank division just under half as much as male colleagues on average, highlighting the gender imbalances in the industry and the concentration of men in highly paid roles.

The gender pay gap Continue reading