Maidstone Scaffolding sponsors Maidstone Abseil

Maidstone Scaffolding sponsors The Maidstone Abseil. Seen here is Maidstone Scaffolding’s Steve Deverson. Click here for more information.

The best time of day to do everything

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job, Maybe it’s not a question of what you did, but of when you did it. Click here to read the full story.

Shell cuts 2,200 more jobs due to prolonged low oil prices

Shell cuts 2,200 more jobs due to prolonged low oil prices. At least 5,000 jobs will be cut around the world this year. Click here to read the full story.

Wristband that gives you an electric shock if you spend too much

Pavlok: the wristband that gives you an electric shock if you spend too much. Intelligent Environments has linked the Pavlok wristband with bank accounts to shock people out of poor spending choices. Click here to read the full story.

How I crossed Britain with no money or phone

Can you travel the globe on goodwill alone? Inspired by new documentary Free Ride, our intrepid explorer took off across the UK armed with just a kazoo – then something amazing happened. Click here to read the full story.

New home buyers deserted UK housing market in April

New home buyers deserted UK housing market in April, Rics says. Prices continue to rise but at a slower pace everywhere except central London. Click here to read the full story.

UK trade deficit biggest since 2008 in first quarter

The gap between imports and exports for the first three months of 2016 stands at £13.3bn, up from £12.2bn in the fourth quarter of 2015, says the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Click here to read the full story.

House prices fall as stamp duty changes cool buy-to-let market

Halifax says April saw prices drop by 0.8% after highly volatile pricing and a big rise in transaction numbers in February and March. Click here to read the full story.

Rent continues to rise in almost every part of the UK

Average monthly rent in Greater London was £1543 in April, while average monthly rent outside London hit £764. Click here to read the full story.