Plummeting oil and gas demand leaves Russia in trouble

Russia is in financial difficulties and has slumped into a depression after gas and oil revenues have decreased dramatically. Russian gas giant Gazprom’s revenues are due to drop by a third after European demand has plummeted leaving the Russian economy in a precarious position. Bad news for the eastern country with shoplifting already on the […]

SMEs starting to thrive once again

Small and medium-sized UK businesses are taking off again after the devastating effects of the recession. They have also begun borrowing again according to the Bank of England and growth was at 2.4% by the end of 2014. There are 5.2m businesses in the UK, 99 per cent of which are classified as SMEs. They […]