Alice Jaspars

Alice Jaspars

Culture Editor

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Reduce meat and milk by one fifth to combat climate change, report urges

The Committee on Climate Change has released a report which reveals people ought to cut their consumption of meat and dairy by one fifth in order to combat climate change.

Employment rates rise while job vacancies fall, ONS report reveals

Statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that the UK’s employment rate has risen to a new high of 76.3 per cent, largely due to a record number of women in full time work.

Shapps demands data over HS2

Secretary for transport, Grant Shapps, has demanded more information regarding plans for HS2, following estimates of the cost of the project rising to £106 billion.

Andrew Robertson of McClure Solicitors highlights role of social media in business

Andrew Robertson, managing director of McClure Solicitors, a private-client legal firm based in Glasgow, spoke with The Parliamentary Review’s Jonathan White about the importance of utilising social media to generate business.

Industry shift to green energy as Co-op Energy echoes sentiments of Mitsubishi Electric

Co-op Energy has revealed plans to deliver purely community generated green energy throughout the UK. For an additional £5 a month to their existing tariff, the energy company will ensure power is sourced from sustainable avenues.

David Parnell of DP’s Financial Advice and Services discusses legacy of 2008 financial crisis

David Parnell, one of the senior partners of DP’s Financial Advice & Services, an independent advice company, spoke with The Parliamentary Review’s Jonathan White about the 2008 financial crisis.

Exemption from inspection removed for "outstanding" schools

In September 2019, education secretary Gavin Williamson announced that schools rated “outstanding” by Ofsted would lose their exemption from routine inspections.

VR offers opportunity for companies like The Mirage

Virtual Reality (VR) has progressed dramatically in the past decades. The increasingly sophisticated applications on our phones and graphics in computer games allow the replication of our environments and of us in exceptional detail.

2019 Review: General Election

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus December's General Election.

2019 Review: Johnson elected leader of Conservative party

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on Boris Johnson becoming leader of the Conservative party.

2019 Review: European elections

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on the European elections.

2019 Review: May announces resignation

As we approach the end of the year, we have collected a selection of the most influential political events of 2019. In this article, we focus on Theresa May announcing her resignation.

Extension to Brexit bill to be blocked by government

Due to conclude in December of next year, the post-Brexit transition period can currently be extended by up to two years.

Mark Nind of RJB Financial Services talks personal pensions

Managing director of RJB Financials, a provider of advice for retirement planning, Mark Nind, spoke with the Parliamentary Review’s Jonathan White about personal pensions.

DP’s Financial Advice and Services note the importance of Pensions Act 2015

An increase in the state pension age to 65 years old has left an estimated three million women thousands of pounds worse off.