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....The UK, with the world’s most open takeover regime, will be an obvious port of call. That is not a Brexit point, just a recognition that shareholder-first capitalism has rarely enjoyed such favourable conditions. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . If all goes according to the two year negotiations allowed for in the official timetable, Brexit should happen in March 2019. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Kamal Ahmed: Is inflation all down to Brexit?. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....But he said it could be a challenge to borrow on the international markets. On Brexit, he said his "biggest worry" was "obsessed" politicians ignoring the trade deficit and NHS funding. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....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. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 07:51:15 AM
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....7tn of savings and investments – is ready to pounce on overly complex bonus deals and payouts that are not linked to performance. Writing for the Guardian, Chris Cummings, the IA chief executive, 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:59:57 PM
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....One specialist developer of student accommodation laid on a golf day at a course just outside the resort town in the south of France to entertain wealthy prospective backers. While more traditional property assets have been hit by tax rises, more regulation and uncertainty surrounding Brexit, big investors including multinational investment banks and overseas pension funds have identified student housing as a goldmine that can generate big and predictable profits. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:40:59 PM
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....In promotional leaflets handed to developers and investors, the prime minister, Theresa May, said the UK was “open for business” and was “more committed than ever to creating the most business-friendly environment possible”. May said “attracting investors to the whole of the UK’s real estate” would be a key driver of the UK economy in the post-Brexit world. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:42:56 PM
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....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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:27 AM
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. The UK government is to reject calls for a Scottish independence referendum before Brexit after Theresa May said "now is not the time". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:01:03 PM
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. Britain must Brexit-proof its economy by ramping up spending on research and development or risk being left behind in the global race to deliver game-changing innovations in areas such as space tourism and robotics, the country’s leading business group has said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 20th of March 2017 07:01:30 AM
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....“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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 21st of March 2017 06:33:29 PM
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. 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . However, chief executive Veronique Laury warned of future uncertainty caused by Brexit and the French presidential elections. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:18:25 AM
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. The cost of assembling a car in Britain could increase by £2,370 in the event of a “hard Brexit”, forcing some manufacturers to look at moving production out of the country, a report has found. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 20th of March 2017 06:34:46 PM
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. Most of Britain’s millionaires reckon Brexit will make them even richer, according to a survey by wealth managers at Swiss bank UBS. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:35:35 AM
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....The Bombardier train factory teetered on the brink of closure in 2011, when it lost a key contract for British carriages to Germany. The Derby site survived, but the debate over protecting high-value domestic jobs from foreign competition rumbles on, especially with Brexit on the way. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... 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. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....5%. It is the first split on the MPC since the aftermath of the Brexit vote in July 2016, when Jan Vlieghe voted for a cut in rates from 0. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:10:58 PM
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....London has become the cheapest of the world’s major global centres, with the cost of living falling behind that of New York, Paris and Tokyo to its lowest level for two decades. The city’s tumble down the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) world rankings is almost entirely due to the Brexit-inspired 15% fall in the value of sterling since the EU referendum last year. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Housebuilder Berkeley Group has said it expects profits at be at the top end of forecasts this year, as it signalled the housing market in London and the South East had "stabilised". In the seven months since the Brexit referendum result, Berkeley said new home sales had fallen by 16%. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said it is in the EU's interest to have a strong financial centre in London. Speaking ahead of Friday's G20 meeting, Mr Schaeuble said he would want to negotiate a Brexit deal in which the City of London remains a global financial force. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....7% - the lowest since October 2014. But Ms Forbes said that recent weakness in wages growth probably reflects temporary caution about Brexit among employers. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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Latest Finance News related to Brexit

FTSE 100 dips despite boost from Next image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 09:31:43 AM
....7% 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. ...
'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. ...
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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. ...
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. ...
London 'cheaper than New York or Tokyo' after pound's Brexit plunge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 07:00:07 AM
....London has become the cheapest of the world’s major global centres, with the cost of living falling behind that of New York, Paris and Tokyo to its lowest level for two decades. The city’s tumble down the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) world rankings is almost entirely due to the Brexit-inspired 15% fall in the value of sterling since the EU referendum last year. ...
Advertising control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 12:07:48 AM
....This year, politics has muscled its way onto the stage, as well. Matt Scheckner, the Advertising Week event's founder, says this is not surprising as advertising is "a mirror of the times", whether that's the US presidential election or Brexit. ...
Lord King: Scotland 'could be independent' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 09:34:16 PM
....But he said it could be a challenge to borrow on the international markets. On Brexit, he said his "biggest worry" was "obsessed" politicians ignoring the trade deficit and NHS funding. ...
No major currency problem for Scotland, says Mervyn King image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 09:16:47 PM
.... . On Brexit, he said politicians "seem obsessed" with the issue - and other economic challenges risk not getting the attention they deserve. ...
Hard Brexit 'could increase cost of making a car in UK by £2,400' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 06:34:46 PM
. The cost of assembling a car in Britain could increase by £2,370 in the event of a “hard Brexit”, forcing some manufacturers to look at moving production out of the country, a report has found. ...
Article 50: Theresa May to trigger Brexit process next week image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 11:39:42 AM
.... . If all goes according to the two year negotiations allowed for in the official timetable, Brexit should happen in March 2019. ...
Pound slips on Article 50 date image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 11:17:08 AM
....Dafydd Davies, partner at Charles Hanover Investments, said: "The financial stocks have all been on a pretty good push over recent sessions, so we are starting to see some short-term profit-taking come in. "We could start to see, as Brexit uncertainty builds, a bit more de-risking on the financials that are particularly exposed to the direct state of affairs in question. ...
Brexit-proof the UK economy with more R&D, say employers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 07:01:30 AM
. Britain must Brexit-proof its economy by ramping up spending on research and development or risk being left behind in the global race to deliver game-changing innovations in areas such as space tourism and robotics, the country’s leading business group has said. ...
British firms warned over new wave of pay revolts at AGMs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:59:57 PM
....7tn of savings and investments – is ready to pounce on overly complex bonus deals and payouts that are not linked to performance. Writing for the Guardian, Chris Cummings, the IA chief executive, 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. ...
Executive pay: all eyes on boardroom as AGM season looms  | Chris Cummings image
.... And they are empowered to vote against those rewards if they believe this is not the case. 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. ...
The five best ISA funds that have thrashed the market image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:22:00 AM
.... . Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, is an admirer: “With 95 per cent of its holdings in international stocks, it has benefited from the weaker pound post Brexit, but performance could slip if sterling strengthens or the US market dips. ...
Rising food costs - what's that got to do with the price of Brexit? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 07:00:01 AM
....The expression “what’s that got to do with the price of [insert foodstuff here]?” is supposed to be a put-down riposte to some irrelevant statement, but it has become one of the pressing economic questions of the day. The Brexit vote has weakened the pound which, in turn, is pushing prices up as the cost of imports rise. ...
Unilever is safe, but we need better defences against short-term capitalism image
....The UK, with the world’s most open takeover regime, will be an obvious port of call. That is not a Brexit point, just a recognition that shareholder-first capitalism has rarely enjoyed such favourable conditions. ...
The Observer view on George Osborne as editor of the Evening Standard image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:05:01 AM
.... Osborne may not be quite taking on the burdens his enemies insist. In effect, he may be no more than a hired columnist with added majesty, able to tell Theresa May and the battalions of Brexit where to get off with seeming authority. ...
A ‘jobs miracle’ that leaves millions worse off | Observer editorial image
.... The prime minister has made positive noises about tackling exploitation. But they run at odds to hints from her chancellor that a post-Brexit Britain may go for a Singapore-style economy, with even lower corporate tax rates and a scaled-back welfare state that would create even greater insecurity for low-paid workers. ...
Grayling hopes Brexit brings new apprenticeships in train image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 04:00:43 PM
....The Bombardier train factory teetered on the brink of closure in 2011, when it lost a key contract for British carriages to Germany. The Derby site survived, but the debate over protecting high-value domestic jobs from foreign competition rumbles on, especially with Brexit on the way. ...
Aberdeen wrestles with hard choices as independence looms again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:59:43 PM
....McCaig laughed at those who say even talk of another referendum is bringing more uncertainty and risks hurting the oil industry. Pointing to Brexit secretary David Davis telling MPs that the government has not assessed the impact of leaving the EU without a deal, he says: “You have complete uncertainty already. ...
Rising prices set to push inflation over 2% Bank of England target image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:59:43 PM
. Rising food and fuel costs are expected to have pushed inflation to its highest level in more than three years when official figures are released on Tuesday, underscoring the impact of the Brexit-battered pound on prices in the shops. ...
Governments must keep reforming to win back voters' trust, says OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 02:40:37 PM
.... This year, for the first time, it has added “inclusive growth” as a goal. Mann said that decision preceded the votes for Brexit in the UK and Donald Trump in the US presidential race, interpreted by many commentators as electorates voicing their frustration at inequality. ...
Housebuilder Berkeley shrugs off Brexit vote to hit profit targets image
....Housebuilder Berkeley Group has said it expects profits at be at the top end of forecasts this year, as it signalled the housing market in London and the South East had "stabilised". In the seven months since the Brexit referendum result, Berkeley said new home sales had fallen by 16%. ...
FTSE 100 closes at another record high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 08:52:07 AM
....Housebuilder Berkeley Group was the biggest riser in the FTSE 250, climbing 6% after it said its full-year profits were set to be at the top end of forecasts. The company added that the housing market in London and the South East had now "stabilised" since the post-Brexit vote fall in sales. ...
Downplaying Brexit to overseas investors won't help UK housing crisis | Dawn Foster image
.... Then, the prospect of leaving the European Union wasn’t remotely on the cards, and people remained convinced that London’s luxury property boom would last forever. This year, mercifully, I’m in England not France, but those on the ground say they’re battling to make the case for the UK, with cities, local authorities and housing associations trying to convince people to invest in post-Brexit Britain. ...
MPC member calls for interest rates to rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:52:03 PM
....7% - the lowest since October 2014. But Ms Forbes said that recent weakness in wages growth probably reflects temporary caution about Brexit among employers. ...
Stock markets soar across Europe as FTSE clocks up new high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:58:16 PM
....The UK’s main bluechip index, the FTSE 100, clocked up a new all-time high and the main indices in France and Germany closed at their highest levels since mid-2015. Analysts said investor focus would now turn to the forthcoming French presidential election and Brexit negotiations, but that the Dutch result had helped sentiment for now. ...
UK for sale? Ministers woo world's property developers in Cannes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:42:56 PM
....In promotional leaflets handed to developers and investors, the prime minister, Theresa May, said the UK was “open for business” and was “more committed than ever to creating the most business-friendly environment possible”. May said “attracting investors to the whole of the UK’s real estate” would be a key driver of the UK economy in the post-Brexit world. ...
Scottish independence: Referendum demand 'will be rejected' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 06:01:03 PM
. The UK government is to reject calls for a Scottish independence referendum before Brexit after Theresa May said "now is not the time". ...
Interest rate rise is further away than MPC vote suggests image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 05:50:07 PM
.... Competitive pressures will force companies to absorb higher import costs into their profit margins. With wage growth nugatory and Brexit talks about to begin, the City’s much-anticipated rate rise is still a way off. ...
Student digs in Britain giving first-class returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:40:59 PM
....One specialist developer of student accommodation laid on a golf day at a course just outside the resort town in the south of France to entertain wealthy prospective backers. While more traditional property assets have been hit by tax rises, more regulation and uncertainty surrounding Brexit, big investors including multinational investment banks and overseas pension funds have identified student housing as a goldmine that can generate big and predictable profits. ...
Schaeuble calls for 'strong' City post Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 01:55:49 PM
....Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has said it is in the EU's interest to have a strong financial centre in London. Speaking ahead of Friday's G20 meeting, Mr Schaeuble said he would want to negotiate a Brexit deal in which the City of London remains a global financial force. ...
Bank of England keeps UK interest rates on hold as it warns on inflation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:10:58 PM
....5%. It is the first split on the MPC since the aftermath of the Brexit vote in July 2016, when Jan Vlieghe voted for a cut in rates from 0. ...
Vote of confidence image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 10:17:03 AM
.... . But the UK's car industry knows that Brexit is coming, and with it the possibility of tariffs and complex customs arrangements. ...
Toyota to invest £240m in UK plant at Burnaston image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 09:39:48 AM
....". Industry trade body the SMMT said in January that uncertainty around Brexit and the UK's future trading arrangements had hit investment in the car sector. ...
Sainsbury's warns over 'uncertain' impact of pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:22:39 AM
. Sainsbury’s has warned that the impact of cost pressures from the post-Brexit vote decline in the pound remains uncertain as it reported a slight fall in sales at its supermarkets. ...
'No sex, no politics' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:00:47 AM
....From the choice of venue, to what food you pick, whether you order alcohol, and how you share the bill, any number of things can go wrong. Talking politics and religion is almost always a complete no-no, but what if an innocent chat about current affairs quickly turns to President Trump, Brexit or Scottish independence?. ...
Good riddance to the unfair NIC tax rise. Now what about that £2bn black hole? | John McDonnell image
.... The chancellor could choose instead to reverse the cuts being made to taxes on big corporations or the super-rich. Above all else, on a day when Brexit secretary David Davis announced he had made no economic assessment of Britain leaving the EU without a trade deal, it is abundantly clear that this is a government that cannot be trusted with the nation’s finances. ...
Philip Hammond defends scrapping national insurance rise for the self-employed image
....”. A cross-section of Conservative MPs, from the centrist Nicky Morgan to arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees Mogg, stood up to offer their support for the chancellor – but some loyalists questioned why they had spent the week defending the controversial policy, only to see it dropped. ...
UK unemployment falls to joint lowest rate since 1975 but wages stall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 11:27:55 AM
....”. Household finances are expected to come under increasing pressure in 2017, as the sharp fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote increasingly feeds through to higher prices for consumer goods. ...
Single market exit: UK construction 'could lose 175,000 EU workers' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 06:30:23 AM
. The UK construction industry could lose more than 175,000 EU workers – or 8% of the sector’s workforce – if the country does not retain access to the European single market after Brexit, the government has been told. ...
Q&A: What will happen if the Federal Reserve raises US interest rates? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:08:31 PM
....The Fed is betting businesses will shrug off the extra cost of borrowing, continue to invest in the US economy and create jobs. Setting aside concerns about Brexit and a string of potentially destabilising elections on the continent, Fed policymakers have judged that the strength of the economy is enough to override a series of rate rises, possibly taking the base rate to almost 2% by the end of next year. ...
'Lots of nurses have already left': EU workers head for exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:26:28 PM
.... British people hugely benefited. With the Brexit vote it feels that this effort, hard work and dedication is completely unappreciated and ignored. ...
UK inflation basket: gin and cycling helmets dropped in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:31:07 AM
....8%. It is expected to rise in the coming months as the impact of the sharp drop in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote feeds through into prices. ...
Charlotte Hogg resigns as Bank of England deputy governor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 09:33:31 AM
.... The Bank will announce on Thursday, if it intends to move interest rates from the all-time low of 0. 25% to which they were cut after the vote for Brexit. ...
UK economy will grow more strongly than expected, says BCC image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:01:15 AM
....Robust consumer spending and a brighter outlook for trade and investment will mean the UK’s economic slowdown this year is less severe than previously feared, the British Chambers of Commerce has predicted. But in its latest set of economic forecasts, published as the UK prepares to embark on Brexit negotiations, the business group cut its outlook for 2018 and warned higher inflation would take a chunk out of household budgets. ...
Too many firms game the system. They should be transforming lives  | Aditya Chakrabortty image
.... It concerns a private sector that is not expected to provide good jobs, decent pay, its fair share of tax – but which demands public subsidies, infrastructure and ready-made workers. One of the central issues in Britain – running through everything from Brexit to last week’s budget – is how to get businesses to earn the licence granted to them by the rest of society. ...
Lush may invest abroad due to Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 11:21:06 PM
. British cosmetics firm Lush says future expansion might have to be outside the UK, due to risks over Brexit. ...
Brexit leads cosmetics firm Lush to look for expansion outside UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 08:00:30 PM
. Lush has threatened to focus its planned expansion outside the UK because of the government’s “lack of clarity” over Brexit. ...
Brexit talks: five key challenges facing Theresa May image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 04:36:22 PM
.... Financial markets will respond badly when the talks are not going well and domestic opponents of the government will blame May’s negotiating approach if the economy fares badly. The risk is that public opinion turns against Brexit, lending support for either a greater role for parliament in approving the final negotiated agreement or another referendum. ...
The Scottish economy has strengths – but could it make a success of independence? | Larry Elliott image
....Scotland’s first minister will also argue that her plan involves the best of all worlds: retaining free and unhindered access to the rest of the UK while also remaining part of the EU single market. US banks looking for a new home after Brexit might find Edinburgh attractive. ...
Bovis shares continue to climb on two takeover offers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 10:02:33 AM
....Bovis also lacks a chief executive after David Ritchie stepped down in January after eight years in the role, weeks after issuing a profit warning. Neil Wilson, of ETX Capital, said Bovis had made itself a target: "The share price has failed to recover from the Brexit shock last June and is still down a quarter from 2015 highs. ...
Deal to allow individual Britons EU rights must go both ways, Theresa May told image
....Diplomats and senior politicians from eastern European states said they would only support a plan to allow British citizens to apply for EU membership benefits if the UK offered their citizens the chance to apply for similar rights from the British government. Guy Verhofstadt, the European parliament’s Brexit point-man for the coming negotiations, has said he hopes to persuade European leaders to allow Britons to apply to keep certain rights. ...
UK average annual rents fall for first time in six years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:00:24 AM
.... Countrywide, which compiled the figures, said the buying frenzy ahead of the hike in stamp duty last year pushed up the supply of new homes for letting by 10%. Meanwhile tenant demand has been dropping, particularly in London, possibly related to Brexit. ...
No-deal Brexit 'would put UK in worst trading position of rich nations' image
....If Britain leaves the European Union without a replacement trade deal its commercial links with the bloc will overnight become less favourable than any other major industrialised nation, a cross-party campaign has warned as Theresa May prepares to trigger article 50. Research commissioned by the Labour MP Pat McFadden – a supporter of Open Britain, which campaigns for continued ties with Europe in the aftermath of Brexit – found that no members of the G20 group of richer nations currently interact with the EU without some sort of trade arrangement. ...

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