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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.

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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