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Investment is usually to allocate money into something that will reap benefit in the future. Durable goods, real estate, factories, product development and research and development are all viable options for investment. The most common of however is investing in financial assets.
Opportunities to invest are always appearing, some beneficial and others not. The rising popularity and success of cryptocurrency in the last few years have shown high amounts of people investing in things such a bitcoin. Investors involved in riskier opportunities expect a higher return. The risks involved with investing are the chances of losing your initial amount and gaining nothing.

dementia friendly communities

Further investment given to dementia friendly communities in Scotland

Scottish charity the life Changes Trust has invested a further £2.5 million in communities that are dementia friendly
Globemaster III

£260m deal signed to keep RAF giants flying

The Foreign Military Sale agreement will provide support for the RAF’s fleet of eight C-17A Globemaster III aircraft
financial service firms

UK financial service firms falling behind global rivals

Changes in UK policy and legislation could be negatively impacting the financial service industry’s ability to build a globally competitive digital customer experience

Passengers warned to plan ahead as Network Rail’s Easter projects begin

Network Rail will be delivering more than 400 Easter projects as part of a £118m rail investment across Britain
healthcare deals

Government announces strong UK-China healthcare deals

Prime Minister Theresa May and Secretary of State Liam Fox have prompted many UK-China healthcare deals on their recent trip to China
ICO issuers

ICOs for real estate

A number of ICO issuers have envisioned a future in which tokenized pieces of a property could be tracked and traded via shared database There are currently four ICO issuers with a real-estate component and more are to be expected in the future. They include; BitRent, a way to speed up...
exchange-traded fund

Canada approves first blockchain exchange-traded fund

Canada’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) is set to launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange next week as the price of bitcoin continues to fall The independent Canadian investment management company filed the paperwork for its Blockchain Technologies ETF in January, as it seeks to provide Canadian investors an opportunity to...
New medical treatments

Sam Gyimah announces £70 million funding to help develop new medical treatments

Industrial strategy boost will help speed up the development of new medical treatments with £70 million funding The £70 million of funding will be used to create new manufacturing centres to help speed up the development of new medical treatments according to new Science Minister, Sam Gyiamah. The money forms part...
tech sector

UK and France to strengthen links in tech sector and artificial intelligence

Britain and France’s leading tech sector will be brought closer together with plans for a digital conference to promote deeper integration in the digital economy The UK’s tech firms have attracted more venture capital funding than any other European country in 2017 putting it at the top of the list...
varberg

Swedish West Coast’s Creative Hot Spot

Creativity, innovation and a strong focus on social and cultural aspects of sustainability are at the very heart of developing the Municipality of Varberg
investment programme

Disruption for travellers as Network Rail begins investment programme

Travellers may be disrupted as Network Rail begins major Christmas investment programme this weekend Service restrictions will be in place from Saturday 23 December to 1 January while Network Rail begin improvement work at Sevenoaks Tunnel, Redhill Statio and London Bridge. Work will begin at Sevenoaks Tunnel between Tonbridge and Sevenoaks...
workplace productivity

We’re working more than ever – but we’re losing workplace productivity

Against a backdrop of lethargic growth and productivity, is technology the answer to unlocking future gains in workplace productivity? In 2014, a Bank of France study reported an “impressive slowdown” in developed countries’ workplace productivity growth between 2000 and 2014.  In the period between 2007 and 2013, multi-factor productivity (MFP)...
Blockchain in Europe

Lithuania emerging as the ‘gateway’ to blockchain in Europe

Lithuania has announced it will be home to Europe's first Blockchain centre, making it the gateway for blockchain in Europe As well as setting an example for blockchain in Europe with the issuing of an e-money license to various companies, Lithuania is set to open the first International Blockchain Centre...
defence technology

Adapting defence technology to business enterprise

Paddy Bradley, Director, Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership explains how investing in defence technology can boost the economy
circular economy

The circular economy – an investment with a triple win

Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for the Environment highlights why Europe needs a circular economy. Everyone who looks closely at the economic and environmental realities of the world today agrees that the ‘take, make, use and throw away’ economy is the model of the past. In an age where the global...
broadband

£6bn investment for faster BT broadband and mobile services

BT has announced plans to invest £6bn over the next three years to improve broadband and mobile services. New plans from BT Group will see customers benefit from “ultrafast” broadband. The firm hopes to roll this out to 12 million premises by 2020. The measure forms part of a £6bn investment...

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