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young renters now spending three times more on housing costs than their grandparents did. (image: shutterstock.com)

Housing problems are reaching a crisis point for many of the UK’s millennials, with the goal of home ownership so prized by the British increasingly out of reach. 40% of Britain’s millennials are unable to afford to buy the cheapest home for sale in their area.
Migrant workers pick grapes at Chapel Down Winery's Kit's Coty vineyard in Aylesford, Kent (image: REUTERS/Dylan Martinez)

A new CIPD and Adecco Group report showed an increasing skilled worker shortage in the United Kingdom, and recruitment and retention challenges will worsen as migrant workers decrease.
Blockchain CEO Peter Smith: “We’re excited to add an entirely new way for users to get their first crypto. By growing the Blockchain community, we can help more people own and control their financial future.” (image:shutterstock.com)

Blockchain cryptocurrency wallet has announced it will hold an airdrop that will give 30 million users a total of $125 million worth of Stellar digital coins to help promote widespread use.
The largest High Street lender in Britain is undergoing a reorganization in order to better serve customers who prefer online banking to brick-and-mortar branches. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

Lloyds Banking Group announced its plans to eliminate 6,240 jobs but will create 8,240 new ones during a digital services overhaul to better serve customers online and over mobile.
If the U.K. is able to reach a deal with the E.U. the prime minister is still required to convince her party and the rest of Parliament to vote in favor of the deal. (image: shutterstock.com)

Senior Ministers have agreed to come to a Brexit agreement by the end of November, while establishing a strategy to ensure British Parliament and citizens will support it.
Bitcoin was among the many cryptocurrencies that experienced a widespread growth at the start of the week. (image: shutterstock.com)

The top 20 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and DASH, all started the week with an increase in their prices, with a rise of between 1 and over 5 percent.
This is far from the first time the 88 year old investor has taken part in share repurchasing. (image: shutterstoco.com)

Warren Buffett bought back nearly $1 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares at a time when it has been nearly a year since the company has acquired another business.
French President Macron seems to take advantage of the whole uncertain situation by making deals with major banks to transfer their offices to Paris’. “Make the Planet Great Again ?” (image: REUTERS/Ludovic Marin)

According to the Financial Times, Paris is the big trading winner in a post-Brexit Europe. While Emmanuel Macron organized a big meeting two weeks ago at the biggest start-up incubator Station F, it seems that tech companies are attracted by French tax reforms.
David Jinks: “Half of existing stores may disappear by 2023 — that’s largely down to the impact of e-commerce. It’s more efficient, greener and comes with better protections for consumers,” (image: shutterstock.com)

The previously online-only bookshop has expanded aggressively into brick-and-mortar retail, which is reeling from inflation. Analysts say Amazon's technology gives it an edge, but there are privacy concerns
Centre for Retail Research’s : "2018 will probably be the worst year for bad retail news since the recession in 2008, when Woolworths collapsed” (image: shutterstock.com)

What will Christmas 2018 bring for Britain's struggling retailers? We examine the latest aspects of online shopping, including omnichannel selling, personalisation and the use of AI.