Home > Social Analysis

Most trending topics in Business & Finance ( last 24 hours ):
Uber WhatsApp Retail Market British Airways Airline Budget Travel Flight Investment Footwear Chain Footwear Commission Negotiation Brexit Trade Union Wall Street Healthcare Donald Trump Retailer Mike Ashley Sports Direct George Osborne Retirement Retire Car Insurance Home Insurance Insurance Pound Manufacturer Discount John Lewis Siemens Revenue Yahoo Twitter Advertiser Forecast

Brexit is about to get real. Yet we are nowhere near ready for it | Jonathan Freedland

Published on Friday 10th of March 2017 06:50:04 PM in Guardian

In the coming days, perhaps as soon as Wednesday, Brexit will turn from abstract to concrete. A near-theological argument that raged in one form or another for nearly three decades will become hard and material, with a fixed deadline. Theresa May is about to trigger article ...

Social Trend Analysis for "Brexit is about to get real. Yet we are nowhere near ready for it | Jonathan Freedland"

How did this Guardian news article fare in social circles?
  • Total number of Likes, Shares, Tweets, Re-Tweets, Pins, Bookmarks & Stumbles :
    59
  • Amongst social networks, this article was most active on Linkedin
  • Total shares on Linkedin : 41
  • Total Plus Ones on Google : 16
  • Total Pins on Pintrest : 2
  • Social Analysis Summary

    Total Trend count
    59
    Most trending on :
    41 16 2

    Related Latest Finance News

    We’re in a fine mess if George Osborne is our last hope of halting Brexit image
    ....To adapt Dr Samuel Johnson’s famous saying: attacking the BBC for alleged bias is a last refuge of the scoundrel. In this case, the scoundrel is one Julian Knight MP, who last week assembled some 70 fellow Brexiters to attack the BBC for allegedly being biased in favour of the Remain camp. ...
    Austerity bites? Less chocolate for your money as packets shrink image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:05:16 AM
    .... Nestlé is also shrinking its Aero Mint bars from 120g to 100g to hold the price at £1. After a benign period where inflation was close to zero, living costs started rising again last summer thanks to a combination of higher oil prices and the Brexit vote’s blow to the value of the pound, which has made imports to the UK more expensive. ...
    Brexit talks will fail without compromise: José Manuel Barroso image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:09 PM
    . Brexit negotiations are on course to fail unless both Britain and the European Union ditch their winner-takes-all approach to the coming talks, the former president of the European commission José Manuel Barroso has said. ...
    The British jobs Brexit makes hard to fill image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
    Pret a Manger to pay work experience recruits after criticism of unpaid scheme image
    ....55 for 18- to 20-year-olds. Only one in 50 of Pret’s job applicants are born in the UK, so the company is particularly exposed to the threat of non-UK workers leaving or avoiding the country in the wake of Brexit. ...
    Pret a Manger looks to UK's teenagers to tackle looming staff crisis image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
    .... They would not be paid, but would be offered free food. One in 50 of Pret’s job applicants were born in the UK, so the company is particularly exposed to the threat of non-UK workers avoiding the country in the wake of Brexit or choosing to return home. ...
    Bonus for Pearson chief despite biggest loss in company's history image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 03:30:57 PM
    ....”. Pearson’s operating profit target was £630m-£670m including the positive boost from the drop in the value of sterling after the Brexit vote – its struggling North American higher education business accounts for about 45% of profits – with Fallon achieving £635m. ...
    Cadbury says chocolate could get smaller after Brexit image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 01:56:19 PM
    . Cadbury has said it may have to raise prices or shrink the size of its products after Brexit, but has committed to staying in the UK. ...
    Zimbabwe's cash-strapped tobacco farms image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:34:10 PM
    ...
    Related to :
    How has the Brexit vote affected the UK economy? March verdict image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 10:37:44 AM
    ...
    UK film industry 'needs government support' after Brexit image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 10:29:58 AM
    . The UK movie business must get more support from the government if the sector is to survive after Brexit, a senior figure in the industry has said. ...
    Deutsche Bank commits to new London office image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 09:49:11 AM
    . Deutsche Bank has committed to moving to a new office in London, at a time when banks are assessing their place in the capital ahead of Brexit. ...
    'We're looking for business deals outside Europe' image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:05:43 AM
    . With Theresa May expected to invoke Article 50 next week, kickstarting the process for the UK to leave the EU, BBC News asks if businesses are changing their strategies to cope with Brexit. ...
    Related to :
    1,100 Jones Bootmaker jobs at risk as private equity deal collapses image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:39:45 PM
    ....Last year’s relatively mild winter, which has led to lower sales of higher-priced boots, and increases in business rates and the legal minimum wage have added to pressure on the industry. The cost of sourcing goods abroad has also risen since the value of the pound collapsed against the dollar after the Brexit vote last June. ...
    Crest Nicholson to pay bonuses despite shareholder revolt image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 07:10:32 PM
    ....Chris Cummings, chief executive of the Investment Association, which represents shareholders, warned earlier this month that companies could face rebellions at this year’s annual meetings. He said: “As the starting gun is fired on this year’s AGM season, businesses around the UK would do well to heed the lessons from Brexit. ...
    London now 'cheaper to live than New York and Tokyo', plus Viagogo snubs MPs image
    ....Hello and welcome to this week’s Money Talks – a roundup of the week’s biggest stories and some things you may have missed. London ‘cheaper than New York or Tokyo’ after pound’s Brexit plunge. ...
    What Next for shops? image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 01:21:33 PM
    ....As if the fickleness of shoppers were not enough, of course, consumers have finally woken up to the fact that higher inflation means their money spreads more thinly. The fall in sterling since the Brexit vote has pushed up the cost of imports for the likes of Next, although it says it doesn't expect price rises to be any worse in the second half of the year, and "they may be a little better". ...
    Higher fuel prices take toll on retail sales image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 10:14:20 AM
    ....However, Howard Archer at IHS Markit said consumers were becoming more cautious as higher inflation squeezed their purchasing power. "The economy's persistent resilience since last June's Brexit vote has been largely built on consumers keeping on spending," he said. ...
    Brexit could damage UK's fight against corruption, says OECD image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 10:07:05 AM
    . Brexit could damage the UK’s efforts to tackle corruption and give multinationals leverage over the British government in bribery cases, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has warned. ...
    Next shares leads FTSE 100 higher image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 09:31:43 AM
    ....4% as investors continued to react to the Screwfix and B&Q owner's results on Wednesday. Kingfisher reported a big rise in annual profits but gave a cautious outlook because of uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the French presidential elections. ...
    No EU trade deal is better than a bad deal? Don’t bet on it, Theresa May | Jonathan Portes image
    . It’s not the beginning of the end (of Brexit) – but it’s definitely the end of the beginning. ...
    UK retail sales surge as consumers shrug off Brexit fears  - as it happened image
    ...
    Related to :
    'I am very confident we can find a good trade deal' image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:34:34 AM
    .... . So how are businesses changing their strategies to cope with Brexit? Cecile Reinaud runs Seraphine, a London-based maternity wear company. ...
    Related to :
    Brexit: Single market benefit 'largely imaginary' image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:13:02 AM
    ....The prime minister will officially notify the EU of the UK's intention to leave by triggering "Article 50" and writing to European Council president Donald Tusk. Civitas, whose research has previously been cited by pro-Brexit campaigners, said the UK's export growth to the EU had been outstripped by many economies in the last 20 years. ...
    The Trump bump for shares is dented – but watch where the oil price goes | Nils Pratley image
    ....“Looking forward, the EU referendum has created uncertainty for the UK economic outlook and we remain cautious on the outlook for France,” says Véronique Laury, the chief executive of Kingfisher, which owns B&Q and Screwfix. Never mind Brexit and the French presidential elections. ...
    Why becoming a tax haven would be bad news for Britain image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:42 PM
    .... But nothing gets round the truth that what tax havens really do is help to abuse the world’s tax systems and in the process mount a challenge to market-based capitalism and even democracy itself. As the chief economic adviser to the Jersey government has said, one possible response to Brexit is that the EU may list Jersey as a tax haven now that it will no longer have UK protection. ...
    Tesco pulls Sol, Amstel and Tiger from shelves in Brexit price row image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 03:07:10 PM
    . Fans of Heineken beers including Amstel, Sol and Kingfisher will not be able to find them in Tesco for the foreseeable future after the supermarket refused to accept price increases the brewer blamed on Brexit and the budget. ...
    UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:33:08 AM
    . EU chiefs have warned airlines including easyJet and Ryanair that they will need to relocate their headquarters or sell off shares to European nationals if they want to continue flying routes within continental Europe after Brexit. ...
    Screwfix boosts Kingfisher's profits image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:18:25 AM
    .... . However, chief executive Veronique Laury warned of future uncertainty caused by Brexit and the French presidential elections. ...
    Do not let Brexit ruin car industry, urges chair of London Taxi Company image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:51:15 AM
    . The chair of the company behind the first new car plant in Britain for more than a decade has urged the UK and European governments not let Brexit ruin the country’s automotive industry. ...
    UK millionaires think Brexit will make them even richer, survey finds image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:35:35 AM
    . Most of Britain’s millionaires reckon Brexit will make them even richer, according to a survey by wealth managers at Swiss bank UBS. ...
    FTSE CEOs 'earn 386 times more than workers on national living wage' image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:27 AM
    ....The trust issues its findings amid growing worries over a squeeze on living standards from sluggish pay growth and rising inflation. The pressures on households stem partly from Brexit worries knocking the pound lower and raising the price of imports to the UK. ...
    Handbag designer: 'I am moving manufacturing to Italy' image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:02:50 AM
    . With Theresa May expected to invoke Article 50 next week, kickstarting the process for the UK to leave the EU, BBC News asks if businesses are changing their strategies to cope with Brexit. ...
    Texas cattle rancher fears for future image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:55:40 PM
    ...
    Related to :
    Police to examine 'Global Laundromat' money laundering allegations image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 06:33:29 PM
    ....“Basically, the UK’s anti-money laundering defences are just not fit for purpose. The government needs a concerted, world-class strategy to deal with this if it’s going to convince people that we are not in a post-Brexit race to the bottom in which corrupt money is welcomed to the UK with open arms. ...
    Goldman Sachs to move hundreds of staff out of London due to Brexit image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 05:26:34 PM
    . Goldman Sachs is to start moving hundreds of staff out of London before a Brexit deal is struck, the bank’s European boss has confirmed. ...
    City minister in right and proper pickle over financial crime image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 04:53:03 PM
    ....Kirby was on a warning. Having recently been relieved of any involvement in Brexit after everyone realised he was hopelessly out of his depth, the Treasury was conducting a process of elimination to discover if there was anything he could do well. ...
    Goldman Sachs to expand EU presence ahead of Brexit image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 03:00:44 PM
    ....He indicated the bank would bolster its presence in other European cities over the next 18 months. Other London banks have already said they would move jobs after Brexit. ...
    Waitrose axes free coffee for shoppers – unless they buy something first image
    .... Earlier this month the company slashed its staff bonus to just 6% of salary, the lowest level since the 1950s, despite a 21% rise in pre-tax profits. The group, which includes the John Lewis departments store chain, said the bonus had been cut to strengthen its balance sheet amid structural changes in the retail sector and rising costs linked to the devaluation of sterling since the Brexit vote. ...
    Rising food and fuel prices hoist UK inflation rate to 2.3% image
    Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:27:08 AM
    ....The currency effect on inflation, combined with a rise in global oil prices, has brought a rude awakening for UK consumers, who had enjoyed near-zero inflation throughout 2015 and the first half of 2016. A number of companies, including food firms and the tech giant Apple, have announced price rises on the back of the weaker pound, which tumbled to three-decade lows after the Brexit vote. ...
    Government borrowing falls in February image
    Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:02:34 AM
    ....Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist at IHS Markit, said Chancellor Philip Hammond was "clearly keen to keep fiscal ammunition up his sleeve - due to the major uncertainties and downside risks that the economy faces as it navigates its way out of the EU". "Despite the resilience of the economy so far since last June's Brexit vote, the chancellor is very well aware that a challenging road lies ahead," he said. ...

    Page rendered in 2.6269 seconds.