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My name is Joel Bissitt. I have been an entrepreneur for 24 years and have run many small businesses across various sectors. For the last 10 years I have worked mainly within online media, franchising and small business start-ups. I am an author of various websites including Franchise UK https://www.franchise-uk.co.uk

Crypto currency

The digital currency Bitcoin is rallying at phenomenal speed, leaving many high and others dry in markets around the world. But why are prices higher in India than elsewhere? The BBC’s Devina Gupta explains.While the Bitcoin bull run has been welcomed by many, financial regulators in emerging economies are …

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Fire risk fridges: Standards are deficient, says Which?

Householders are being warned that current safety standards for fridges and fridge-freezers may be “deficient”, creating a potential fire risk.Consumer group Which? says new, tighter standards due by 2019 should be brought in much faster.The body responsible for those standards said it was working hard to introduce them as …

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Fake pants seized in Christmas crackdown on counterfeits

Border officials have seized £1.5m worth of counterfeit Calvin Klein pants, along with fake Dyson fans, Superdry hoodies and Nike shoes.The authorities are using the hauls to highlight the risk of buying cut-price, substandard counterfeits at Christmas.The Intellectual Property Office is also using humour to fight the fakes. It …

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Fake goods worth millions seized ahead of Christmas

Ahead of Christmas, fake goods worth millions of pounds have been seized around the UK.Imitation clothes, toys and gadgets are among thousands of counterfeit items seized by the Border Force.Officers have targeted airports, ports and postal hubs to detect if imported goods are fake, banned or if the correct …

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Primark removes 'dangerous' Christmas candle from sale

A picture of a Primark candle bursting into flames has gone viral, after a mother-of-three took to Facebook to raise awareness of the potential hazard. Jenny Ferneyhough purchased the £5 candle – which she said developed into “massive flames” after an hour of burning – in Manchester on Saturday.The …

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Bitcoin breaks through the $16,000 mark

Bitcoin has breached the $16,000 mark, extending the digital currency’s record-breaking surge.The cryptocurrency began the year below $1,000 but continues to rise despite warnings of a dangerous bubble.According to Coindesk.com, Bitcoin reached $16,050.83 (£11, 928.78), having soared over 50% in a week. The new high comes days before the …

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