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The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to transform our world

June 2018

In September 2015, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Building on the principle of “leaving no one behind”, the new Agenda emphasises a holistic approach to achieving sustainable development for all.  The SDGs also explicitly include disability and persons with […]

Inspirational Quote of the Day

June 2018

“First, forget inspiration.  Habit is more dependable.  It will sustain you, whether you’re inspired or not”   Octavia Butler,  American Science Fiction Author,   22nd Jun, 1947 – 24th Feb, 2006

What Can Money Buy You?

June 2018

Are you saving for retirement. We’ve all heard it before: money can’t buy you happiness. After all, you can be as rich as Croesus and still be miserable. But that’s not the whole story. In fact, if you use it wisely, money can certainly help bring joy. Money is a bit like health; having it […]

FCA reveals plan to shake-up mortgage market

June 2018

Although I am not involved in the Mortgage Market, I think most people will be interested in the way The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is viewing the said market  It has identified a number of ways it wants the mortgage market to work better for those buying a property. The regulator’s interim findings on the state […]