Gina Clarke

About Gina Clarke

Gina Clarke is an MA-educated freelance journalist who specialises in business and finance, as well as health and technology. With a passion for people, Gina delights in telling the stories you'd love to hear.

Ethical property – what’s all the fuss?

By |2018-12-14T09:32:55+00:00February 1st, 2018|Business, Personal Finance|

By Gina Clarke Have you heard of the term ethical property? It’s more widely known in the charity and not-for-profit sector but it’s become more widely known in recent years as a focus on good-will and religious sector investment prompts an increased growth. What is ethical property? Essentially, it’s a construct that relies on the [...]

Submitting a tax return? You won’t be able to with a credit card.

By |2018-12-14T09:32:56+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Personal Finance|

By Gina Clarke ‘Tax doesn’t have to be taxing’ is surely echoing round the head of every person yet to submit their tax return online by the ever-increasing January 31st deadline. Despite HMRC’s soothing strapline, for thousands this year they face a limited way of transferring funds to the government’s finance arm, running the risk [...]

Bitcoin: The rise and the fall

By |2018-12-14T09:33:18+00:00January 18th, 2018|Banking, Personal Finance, Technology|

By Gina Clarke Another day and another crash for Bitcoin, the volatile cryptocurrency of choice. Fluctuations of up to 10% are pretty common for this type of market, but the recent drop of almost 50% has rattled investors. Although the cryptocurrency market has had highs and lows before, the fact that Bitcoin, in particular, was [...]

New Year’s resolutions: To Ditch or Not to Ditch?

By |2019-10-09T08:05:06+00:00January 16th, 2018|Economy|

By Gina Clarke It might be Ditch New Years Resolutions day but with these tips you can carry them on for a bit longer. Tomorrow, Wednesday 17th January, is the day most common New Years resolutions are broken. Whether it’s Dry January, losing weight or even trendy Veganuary, unless you have super strong willpower it’s [...]

Will Theresa May’s new cabinet deliver?

By |2019-10-09T08:05:06+00:00January 11th, 2018|Politics|

By Gina Clarke It was billed as a reshuffle that would make the government ‘look more like the country it serves’ and ended with UK Prime Minister Theresa May declaring that a “new generation” of top ministers would now sit in her cabinet. But she was off to a slightly lack-lustre start as political heavy-weights [...]

Female stars make a stand in closing the gender pay gap

By |2019-10-09T08:05:05+00:00January 9th, 2018|Business|

Author Gina Clarke High-profile women have been offering their resignations in protest, as ongoing evidence of a dividing gender pay gap continues to emerge. New regulations in the UK have made pay differences between men and women in larger companies such as the BBC more transparent in recent months, leading to a revolt by females [...]

Telematics – saving lives or just saving costs?

By |2019-10-09T08:04:55+00:00December 14th, 2017|Business|

Author Gina Clarke Do you have a little black box in your car? Telematics boxes have been implemented by insurance companies for years now to gather data on how you use your car and discount or raise the price accordingly. But there are also other uses for the technology. Telematics essentially tracks how your vehicle [...]

Future trends for 2018

By |2019-10-09T08:07:00+00:00December 12th, 2017|Business, Economy|

Author Gina Clarke It is often difficult to predict the future but for Lucie Greene, WorldWide Director at The Innovation Group, that is exactly her job. Each year the Institute releases a report known as the Future 100 which explores upcoming trends across all sectors based on brands and marketing updates and consumer feedback. So, [...]