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20. Once upon an only time/ Érase solo una vez.

She leans in to hug goodbye
and plays with the smirk
that has never left unblushed
a first date who was into her.

Her cheek brushes his… 299 more words


How much do houses cost?

The UK House Price Index (HPI) uses house sales data from official Government property registers and is calculated by the Office of National Statistics.  It is more reliable than figures produced by mortgage lenders because not everyone buying a house requires a mortgage loan and individual lenders look at their own lending. 175 more words

Two thirds of the gender pay gap is unexplained- says ONS

Yesterday I wrote about the corporate firm Citigroup and how it is championing pay equity after it reported the smallest pay gap on record. The news was positive and provided some inspiration for other city firms to aspire to. 313 more words

Labour Party

Sale of Student Loans - Part 1 (of 5)

There has been a two-month hiatus on this blog as my other projects, including Fine Art Maths Centre, led to an increase in teaching commitments last term. 1,039 more words

Student Finance & Loans

The Bank of England's 20%-plus gender pay gap is actually pretty good for the finance industry

The Bank of England published a report (pdf) about its gender pay gap today, and while some of the central bank’s stats are pretty depressing, the overall takeaway is (relatively) positive. 212 more words