Home > Social Analysis

Most trending topics in Business & Finance ( last 24 hours ):
Billionaire Supermarket Asda Carbon Emission Flight Farming Brexit Holiday Thomas Cook Energy Supplier Infrastructure Commission Heathrow Bailout Banking Euro Fraud Compensation General Election Election Career Skilled Worker Hedge Fund Millions Of Pounds Co-op Pound Pharmaceutical Pension Conservatives Conservative Letting Agent The Queen Tenant

UK’s housing market is broken, and only a radical solution can fix it | Peter Hetherington

Published on Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:00:27 PM in Guardian

Britain has a lamentable housebuilding record. For the past three decades, relative to population size, it has built fewer houses than any other western European country.That was the recent admission of the communities and local government secretary, Sajid Javid, in a candid assessment of the country’s ...

Social Trend Analysis for "UK’s housing market is broken, and only a radical solution can fix it | Peter Hetherington"

How did this Guardian news article fare in social circles?
  • Total number of Likes, Shares, Tweets, Re-Tweets, Pins, Bookmarks & Stumbles :
  • Amongst social networks, this article was most active on Linkedin
  • Total shares on Linkedin : 14
  • Total Plus Ones on Google : 3
  • Social Analysis Summary

    Total Trend count
    Most trending on :
    14 3

    Related Latest Finance News

    HBOS fraud victims go unpaid as Lloyds battles Noel Edmonds image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of June 2017 05:07:52 PM
    .... Lloyds has also appointed a retired high court judge to look at whether it investigated the problems in Reading promptly at the time of the takeover and whether it then reported its findings to the authorities. Anthony Stansfeld, police and crime commissioner of Thames Valley police, which led the prosecution, believes the £100m set aside by Lloyds is “nothing like the sum that will be required” to compensate the small businesses which had contact with the corrupt financiers. ...
    Italy's €17bn bank job: self-preservation at a long-term EU price? | Nils Pratley image
    ....The Italian government, it seems, has been able to plead successfully that the “national interest” will be served by protecting the senior bondholders because the local economy in the Venice region would suffer if Veneto Banca and Banca Popolare di Vicenza collapsed chaotically. And the European commission has swallowed this line with the imaginative explanation that the two banks are too small to matter from a competition perspective. ...
    Hard Brexit could halt Heathrow expansion plans, says Lord Adonis image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of June 2017 12:32:00 PM
    ....6bn, although Heathrow said it was trying to reduce the price. The commission chair was joined on Monday by business leaders in calling on the government to make urgent progress on infrastructure decisions. ...
    Frances O’Grady on insecure work: ‘the heartbreaking bit is  they think it’s normal’ image
    .... Pretty shocking stuff,” she recalls. Now on the 10th anniversary of that landmark commission into vulnerable employment, the general secretary of the TUC seems exasperated that for all the evidence of workers being mistreated, little has changed. ...
    Holiday car hire: how to avoid the add-ons that can double your bill image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 05:59:00 AM
    ....9% APR from the day you take the money out. Metro Bank’s debit and credit cards, meanwhile, are fee-free within Europe, and Nationwide’s FlexPlus packaged account debit card offers commission-free and fee-free cash withdrawals abroad. ...
    ‘CANCER care has let us down’ Family's battle with NHS treatment funding  image
    ....In response Dr Sian Lewis, medical director for the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) told Crusader:  . “We care greatly about commissioning the best care for the people of Wales and our commitment is to the provision of treatments that deliver the best evidenced outcomes, cost effectively, so that treatment can be made available fairly. ...
    London could lose out as ECB seeks control of euro clearing after Brexit image
    ....London is facing renewed pressure over its dominance of the €1tn (£880bn)-a-day euro clearing market after the European Central Bank set out proposals aimed at giving it more oversight of the lucrative business. The move by the Frankfurt-based ECB – the central bank for the 19 countries using the euro – follows a report by the European commission that called for the EU to have more powers over clearing of financial products denominated in euros after Brexit. ...
    Risk of air accidents up after CAA cost-cutting, leaked report warns image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of June 2017 02:40:28 PM
    ....• The CAA’s “capability does not match the true demands”. The review and survey was proposed by the CAA’s safety action group and commissioned by safety director Mark Swan, amid a shakeup of the CAA. ...
    Southern tried to run too many trains on poor infrastructure: report image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 09:33:08 AM
    ....Southern rail was attempting to run too many trains on poor and unreliable infrastructure, a delayed report into the crisis on Britain’s worst-performing rail network shows. The government-commissioned report by the Network Rail director, Chris Gibb, pins strike action by unions as “the primary cause for system integrity to fail” in 2016. ...
    British farmers warn loss of EU workers will see strawberry prices soar image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 12:00:22 AM
    .... A survey of labour providers by the union found that a fourfold rise in those unable to meet farms’ requirements between January to May this year. The NFU’s concerns come as a report commissioned by the British Summer Fruits trade body estimates that if UK-based producers are forced to move their operations to countries within the EU to ensure access to labour, the price of strawberries will rise from around £2 per 400g punnet to £2. ...
    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 06:19:56 AM
    .... The report, for example, calls for training human resource personnel on “the effective handling of complaints”, training senior management and executives in leadership, and the introduction of a policy banning romantic relationships between employees and their managers. Uber commissioned the inquiry and report following the publication of a blogpost by the former engineer Susan Fowler, who described her experience of sexual harassment and gender discrimination at the company. ...
    House sales have fallen by nearly a third in some parts of UK, says Lloyds image
    ....“Commission has reduced in percentage terms but due to house price inflation, the amount agents receive is not vastly different,” he said. “It’s true that we aren’t seeing a raft of closures; when you look at the amount of commission received and number of sales that take place it does suggest it’s not sustainable in the long term. ...
    SFO has clear public interest in pursuing Barclays case | Nils Pratley image
    .... The path to that limited goal probably won’t be smooth or gentle either – but the sooner agreement is reached, the better. Carney, in a different passage in his speech, produced a startling statistic that, let’s hope, is digested by a European commission that is still threatening to demand the right to shift an important part of the City’s business to the EU. ...
    Government inspectors should enforce workers’ rights, says Law Society image
    ....It suggests that the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority, which already has some investigatory powers over food and farming operators, could be handed responsibility to carry out investigations into employment status in all businesses. The Taylor review, which was commissioned by the government last year, is expected to publish recommendations in the next few weeks. ...
    European commission to crack down on offshore tax avoidance image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 03:18:15 PM
    ....Brussels will publish proposals this Wednesday to force financial intermediaries to automatically disclose any new cross-border tax schemes offered to clients. Those designing and promoting aggressive avoidance structures will have five working days to file details with their local tax authority, according to a leaked version of the proposals, drawn up by the European commission. ...
    Is Booking.com breaking its ‘free cancellation’ pledge? image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of June 2017 06:00:04 AM
    ....Many readers suggested travellers use Booking. com to find rooms, but then go to the hotel direct – saving the hotel the 10%-15% commission readers suggest the site demands from its hotels:. ...
    Wealth gap rises as home ownership falls, says study image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 07:06:21 PM
    ....5tn. The report forms part of the Resolution Foundation’s intergenerational commission. ...
    Attlee, Labour and the battle against austerity | Letters image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 06:13:02 PM
    Google 'faces €1bn-plus fine' from EU over market dominance image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 10:14:33 AM
    ....The unprecedented sanction, if tabled, follows a seven-year investigation by Brussels. In July last year, the commission had reiterated its belief that the search giant had “abused its dominant position by systematically favouring its comparison shopping service in its search result pages”. ...
    Complex chain of companies that worked on Grenfell Tower raises oversight concerns image
    ....Planning documents and local authority reports revealed a long list of companies that won lucrative contracts to work on Grenfell Tower. KCTMO commissioned the French-owned firm Artelia to manage the project, according to a report written by the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. ...
    Grenfell Tower's managers were reviewing safety after fire at another block image
    ....”. After Rydon won the contract to refurbish Grenfell, it commissioned the ventilation specialist Witt UK to work on the project, it emerged on Wednesday. ...
    Street wars 2035: can cyclists and driverless cars ever co-exist? image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 06:00:19 AM
    ....The European Commission has said it is “fully committed to a fast deployment of self-driving technologies”, citing the economic and safety benefits. A recent commission document on Smart Cities mentioned cycling only once, and that was in reference to helmets. ...

    Page rendered in 2.7758 seconds.