Social housing providers are facing reductions in their budgets while demand for accommodation rises, but changes to the benefits system threaten to undermine their flow of rental income. When Universal Credit is fully rolled-out by 2017, all benefits claimants will get a lump sum of all their entitlements directly into their bank account, rather than a proportion (formerly called housing benefit) being paid directly to the landlord - increasing the likelihood of arrears building up.
Wednesday, 29 January 2014
Here is a recent article published in Fleet news with content from me
Fleets are expected to take advantage of low-cost mobile technology in an effort to achieve further efficiencies.That’s the view of Steve Reynolds, managing director of TBS Enterprise Mobility. He told Fleet News: “2014 will be the year of smartphones and tablets for fleet management.
Wednesday, 15 January 2014
2013 was a bumper year here in the UK for mobile technology. Not just for smartphones, with 61 per cent of adults now owning them, or even tablet computers, which sold close to a staggering 13 million in the UK, but we’ve been a part of a fundamental change – entering a new paradigm in the way that we live, work and play, all because of mobile technology.
Tuesday, 3 December 2013
Sunday, 1 December 2013
Google’s driverless car took to the streets of America back in May 2012, first permitted in the state of Nevada, followed by Florida and then California. The UK is following suit, with the Government recently announcing that self-driving vehicles will be tested on public roads later this year.