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Get your gig going — and find freedom…

TIPALTI, a firm which delivers end-to-end payables solutions, has looked at the median hourly rate, median monthly income and median annual income of the...
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Bitcoin vs Britcoin: Are CBDCs the future?

GOOGLE searches for central bank digital currencies (CBDC) in the UK and US have exploded. Analysis by cryptocurrency betting review website Cryptobetting.org showed that CBDC...
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Buy, sell, fire: Musk hits the ground flailing

ELON Musk has sold another 19.5 million Tesla shares. The sell-off comes just days after his $44bn Twitter takeover. Tesla's share price has fallen by more...
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Support calls from SMEs in UK and US

UK firm Purbeck’s personal guarantee insurance has seen a sharp rise in small businesses contacting its mentoring and advice service for support. From January to...
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Armed, alarmed, and angry: US population divided over firearms

A nation devastated by more mass shootings, and at-odds over sales of a high-powered weapon being championed by the NRA as ‘America’s rifle’ By HAL...
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Makeup break-up as Revlon files for bankruptcy

AFTER 90 years in business, cosmetics giant Revlon is filing for bankruptcy in the US. The company had been brought down by a combination of...
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Generating wealth for generations: a family office like no other

HOLDUN Family Office is tucked away in an idyllic part of the Caribbean, helping generational clients to preserve and grow their wealth — sounds...
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Covid relief programme ‘looted by fraudsters’

UNITED States prosecutors are investigating “the largest fraud in US history” — billions of taxpayer dollars for coronavirus aid stolen and used to buy...
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Banxe unites crypto and cash with a ‘world-first’ innovation

THE WORLD’S first financial platform uniting cash and crypto has been unveiled by Banxe, unlocking the potential of crypto as a payment method. Banxe allows...
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The sky’s no longer the limit for zero-emission vehicles

EVs are no longer earthbound, as COP26 has just found out. BV’s Richard Thomas reports on the emergence of the electric passenger plane… US-BASED sustainable...