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....The FCA confirmed it had received the letter and that it would reply in due course. At the time of the consultation, Bailey said sovereign owners had different motivations from private sector individuals or companies. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Around $75 is regarded as the break-even point for the national finances. But in 13 years, if all goes to plan, the kingdom will be financially stable, with a more dynamic economy and society, less reliance on oil and government spending, and with a thriving private sector that releases the pent-up entrepreneurial spirit of Saudi men and (whisper it in the kingdom) Saudi women. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Four million jobs in the British private sector could be replaced by robots in the next decade, according to business leaders asked about the future of automation and artificial intelligence. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Quintain and Grosvenor will manage the homes long term and plan more build-to-rent projects in London. Simon Harding-Roots, Grosvenor’s executive director of major projects, said: “Build to rent hasn’t been done at scale for a century in this country by the private sector. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Former ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has been appointed non-executive chair of Vue International, as the cinema chain considers a potential sale or stock market listing. Crozier, who stood down as ITV chief executive in May after seven years and left at the end of June, said his next focus was to “build a portfolio of roles across the plc and private sectors”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Ryan and Trump have argued that a lower tax burden will help create more jobs, but the study argues that these companies are already paying the lower level of taxes and have not created more jobs. In fact, while the total rate of job creation among the US private sector as a whole was 6%, these 92 companies saw a 1% decline in employment. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....5 million work in education. Although public sector pay rose compared with salaries in the private sector during and after the 2008 recession, the government’s cap on pay has led to the difference returning to its pre-crisis level. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... There clearly is need to take investment in skills training and continuing education for British workers much more seriously. The frustrations over public and private sector pay are real, even if immigrants are not the main reason for wage stagnation. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... “A miracle will happen. There will be huge change … but the state can’t do it alone, the private sector has to be involved. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....PFI contracts have proved controversial because they are much more expensive than the traditional method of public borrowing. A private company called a special purpose vehicle is set up and borrows money from the private sector to build a facility, such as a hospital, which it leases back to the public body in exchange for annual payments, known as unitary charges. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The BIS is concerned that in countries with a large amount of variable-rate mortgages, rising borrowing costs would eat into household budgets more directly and rapidly, which would result in a slowdown in consumer spending. Borio noted that corporate debt in the US, one of the countries at the heart of the financial crisis, “is now considerably higher than it was pre-crisis”, although overall private sector debt in relation to GDP had declined. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Ministers are understood to be lobbying the Treasury for extra cash to offset planned cuts to services and to cover a wage rise for public sector workers. MPs are also concerned that private sector investment will be mothballed while Brexit talks continue, damaging the economy’s long-term growth rate. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The TUC estimates the cap has meant that some workers have lost £4,000 in real terms from their salary since 2010. O’Grady also suggested raising public sector pay would help boost private sector earnings, currently negative in real terms due to a recent inflation spike. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Ending austerity comes with a hefty price tag of £33bn a year, according to the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies. It says that, among other things, allowing public sector pay to rise in line with pay in the private sector until 2020 would cost £9. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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UK growth will trail Italy, France and Germany next year, says OECD image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of September 2017 09:00:02 AM
.... Ministers are understood to be lobbying the Treasury for extra cash to offset planned cuts to services and to cover a wage rise for public sector workers. MPs are also concerned that private sector investment will be mothballed while Brexit talks continue, damaging the economy’s long-term growth rate. ...
Robots 'could take 4m UK private sector jobs within 10 years' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of September 2017 10:34:36 AM
. Four million jobs in the British private sector could be replaced by robots in the next decade, according to business leaders asked about the future of automation and artificial intelligence. ...
Growing risk of 'debt trap' if interest rates stay low, say central bankers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 17th of September 2017 04:00:45 PM
....The BIS is concerned that in countries with a large amount of variable-rate mortgages, rising borrowing costs would eat into household budgets more directly and rapidly, which would result in a slowdown in consumer spending. Borio noted that corporate debt in the US, one of the countries at the heart of the financial crisis, “is now considerably higher than it was pre-crisis”, although overall private sector debt in relation to GDP had declined. ...
'People want a family, a social life': the part-time working revolution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of September 2017 07:00:05 AM
.... Once unpaid overtime is counted, one in four Londoners is working more than 48 hours a week, with finance workers and teachers among the professions hardest hit. Busy is becoming the new normal, with public sector redundancies and private sector cost-cutting leaving those still lucky enough to have jobs doubling up for those squeezed out. ...
Build-to-rent – the solution to Britain's housing crisis? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of September 2017 05:00:33 AM
....Quintain and Grosvenor will manage the homes long term and plan more build-to-rent projects in London. Simon Harding-Roots, Grosvenor’s executive director of major projects, said: “Build to rent hasn’t been done at scale for a century in this country by the private sector. ...
Ex-ITV chief Adam Crozier appointed as Vue International chair image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of September 2017 05:00:03 AM
....Former ITV chief executive Adam Crozier has been appointed non-executive chair of Vue International, as the cinema chain considers a potential sale or stock market listing. Crozier, who stood down as ITV chief executive in May after seven years and left at the end of June, said his next focus was to “build a portfolio of roles across the plc and private sectors”. ...
Hammond eases public sector pay cap, but the squeeze goes on image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of September 2017 06:22:02 PM
.... After George Osborne scrapped 2015 and then 2020 as the moment the exchequer achieves a budget surplus, he is determined to stick to the 2025 outlined in the manifesto. Britain has suffered from the longest period of earnings stagnation for 150 years, according to last week’s IPPR economic justice commission report, and since 2011 public sector employees have taken a much bigger hit to their salaries than the average worker in the private sector. ...
Public sector employers 'preparing to hire at fastest pace since 2015' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 11th of September 2017 11:01:19 PM
....5 million work in education. Although public sector pay rose compared with salaries in the private sector during and after the 2008 recession, the government’s cap on pay has led to the difference returning to its pre-crisis level. ...
NHS cuts and public sector pay: will there be a ‘winter of discontent’? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of September 2017 08:30:17 PM
....Ending austerity comes with a hefty price tag of £33bn a year, according to the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies. It says that, among other things, allowing public sector pay to rise in line with pay in the private sector until 2020 would cost £9. ...
The Tory fallacy: that migrants are taking British jobs and driving down wages | Vince Cable image
.... There clearly is need to take investment in skills training and continuing education for British workers much more seriously. The frustrations over public and private sector pay are real, even if immigrants are not the main reason for wage stagnation. ...
MPs to question City watchdog over Saudi Aramco float image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of September 2017 11:01:22 PM
....The FCA confirmed it had received the letter and that it would reply in due course. At the time of the consultation, Bailey said sovereign owners had different motivations from private sector individuals or companies. ...
Theresa May under growing pressure to lift public sector pay cap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of September 2017 11:01:44 PM
....The TUC estimates the cap has meant that some workers have lost £4,000 in real terms from their salary since 2010. O’Grady also suggested raising public sector pay would help boost private sector earnings, currently negative in real terms due to a recent inflation spike. ...
The great Saudi sell-off: why bankers and lawyers are flocking to the Gulf image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of September 2017 03:00:17 PM
.... Around $75 is regarded as the break-even point for the national finances. But in 13 years, if all goes to plan, the kingdom will be financially stable, with a more dynamic economy and society, less reliance on oil and government spending, and with a thriving private sector that releases the pent-up entrepreneurial spirit of Saudi men and (whisper it in the kingdom) Saudi women. ...
Trump's corporate tax plan will probably not create a job boom, report finds image
....Ryan and Trump have argued that a lower tax burden will help create more jobs, but the study argues that these companies are already paying the lower level of taxes and have not created more jobs. In fact, while the total rate of job creation among the US private sector as a whole was 6%, these 92 companies saw a 1% decline in employment. ...
Private firms poised to make another £1bn from building NHS hospitals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of August 2017 11:01:11 PM
....PFI contracts have proved controversial because they are much more expensive than the traditional method of public borrowing. A private company called a special purpose vehicle is set up and borrows money from the private sector to build a facility, such as a hospital, which it leases back to the public body in exchange for annual payments, known as unitary charges. ...
Is it time for Labor to challenge the hands-off approach to industrial relations | Greg Jericho image
....But what is more striking about the latest figures is not the low wage growth (hardly unexpected) but the decline in the number of people covered by EBAs. In the past four years the number of private sector workers covered by EBAs has dropped by 25%. ...
Government faces fresh criticism over Green Investment Bank sell-off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 01:05:09 PM
....The government said Macquarie had committed to the GIB’s target of lending £3bn of investment in green energy projects over the next three years. “Now that it’s in the private sector, it will be able to operate on an international level to tackle the global challenge of climate change,” said the climate change minister, Claire Perry. ...
Brexit is a chance for farming reform – but we must get the policy right | Ngaire Woods image
....The UK must also ensure that its agricultural sector can take advantage of new technologies. Here, too, New Zealand provides a helpful example, with its proactive strategy focused on bringing together the public and private sectors to identify high-value-added opportunities and investments in research and technology. ...
UK pay growth picks up as unemployment rate falls again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 08:36:46 AM
.... The number of workers from the rest of the world fell by 18,000 between April and June. While the private sector continues to take on more staff, ONS figures showed state employment had fallen to its lowest level since 1999. ...
IMF warns China over 'dangerous' growth in debt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of August 2017 06:37:23 PM
....China’s credit-fuelled economic strategy has been branded as dangerous by the International Monetary Fund in a strongly-worded statement warning that its approach risks financial turmoil. The IMF used its annual health check on the world’s second biggest economy to stress that faster expansion in 2017 was coming at the cost of a jump in private sector debt and an increasing use of complex financial instruments. ...
Advertise all UK jobs with flexible working to tackle pay gap – report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of August 2017 05:26:47 AM
....During the general election campaign, Theresa May pledged to tackle the “injustice” of the gender pay gap, pay disparity between ethnic groups and discrimination against disabled people. She argued that companies should be made to disclose how pay rates vary by ethnicity, while ministers have promised to take action on the gender pay gap in the public and private sectors. ...
Ten years after the crash, there’s barely suppressed civil war in Britain | Aditya Chakrabortty image
.... Whatever technical reforms have followed on from the crash, the economic and business model that created it remains intact. We could have used the nationalised banks to direct credit to strategic industries and regions; instead, Labour and the Tories insisted on treating them as if they were still private sector industries. ...
UK inflation tipped to rise again with wages forecast to stagnate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 03:28:41 PM
.... However, future migration trends appear highly uncertain, the report said. Almost a quarter of private sector firms cite delivering the national living wage as a brake on pay growth; a fifth cite uncertainty over access to the single market, and another fifth point to the government’s auto-enrolment pensions scheme as a challenge. ...
10 years after the crash, alternatives are emerging | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 06:12:03 PM
.... After all, from his time in the department he must surely have been aware that in 2013, tucked away in the bundle of Treasury documents tabled by the then chancellor, George Osborne, on budget day, was one with this paragraph: “For example, it is theoretically possible for monetary authorities to finance fiscal deficits through the creation of money. In theory, this could allow governments to increase spending or reduce taxation without raising corresponding financing from the private sector. ...
REVEALED: The retirees with the best pensions in Britain - do you make the list?  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 11:50:00 AM
.... Men were the most likely to be members of final salary pensions. For example, in 1975, 58 per cent of men in private sector employment were in occupational schemes, but only 17 per cent of women. ...
Pensioners living in golden era as income rise outstrips workers’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of August 2017 12:47:17 PM
....Much of the growth in private pensions has come from company schemes that have paid out as much as two-thirds of an employee’s final income at retirement. But most of these schemes have closed in the private sector, leaving today’s workers dependent on poorer quality stock-market-based schemes. ...
Why Trumponomics cannot make America great again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 09:40:46 AM
....Beyond tax reform, Trump’s plan to stimulate short-term growth through $1tn in infrastructure spending is still not on the horizon. And, instead of direct government investment of that amount, the administration wants to provide modest tax incentives for the private sector to spearhead various projects. ...
Nissan dispute could go down as most vicious anti-union crusade in decades | Bernie Sanders image
.... Forty years ago, more than a quarter of all workers belonged to a union. Today, that number has gone down to just 11%, and in the private sector it is less than 7%. ...
Dow soars to record high as it crosses 22,000 mark for the first time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 02:17:50 PM
....”. On Wednesday, new figures showed weaker than expected US jobs figures for July, with private sector employment rising by 178,000, rather than the 185,000 predicted by economists. ...
HSBC chief sounds alarm over financial regulation and Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 31st of July 2017 07:02:10 AM
....He also warned that divergence in regulation ran the risk of “skewing” financial market activity to where the rules were less onerous, and he called for more cooperation among regulators to root out “bad actors”. “What is … clear is that greater cooperation between the public and private sectors, together with a refresh of bank secrecy laws and regulation designed for a different age, would significantly increase the effectiveness of our joint efforts,” Flint said. ...
Greek debt crisis: ‘People can’t see any light at the end of any tunnel’ image
....“It has come in waves,” said the British-trained classicist who now heads the Giving for Greece initiative at the Bodossaki Foundation. “At every level of society a new wave presents new challenges that can only be addressed if the church, state and private sectors collaborate so that resources aren’t lost, help is given where it is needed most and all these solidarity groups have the greatest possible impact. ...
Aberdeen to be worst hit by Brexit but all British cities will suffer – report image
....6%). Generally, cities and towns with high levels of employment in private sector, knowledge-intensive services – such as Reading, London and Edinburgh, the three cities with the largest business and financial sectors – were likely to be most negatively affected by Britain leaving the EU. ...
Leaseholds on new-build houses in England to be banned image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 11:01:37 PM
....The practice of selling houses as leasehold has been particularly prominent in the north-west of England. DCLG statistics estimate there were 4m residential leasehold dwellings in England in the private sector in 2014-15 and of these 1. ...
Revealed: the insidious creep of pseudo-public space in London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 06:30:29 AM
.... “The architecture of any period, including the production of space, reflects the socioeconomic forces of that period and in that respect the growth in pseudo-public spaces is a reflection of the neoliberal city,” she argued. “This type of development is not inevitable: it’s a very Atlanticist model, seen primarily in North America and here, and not so much in Europe, and it involves local government and the private sector working together in such a way that it is really undermining our democratic rights over the city. ...
After the pay furore, the BBC now has a chance to be a beacon for fairness | Will Hutton image
.... Would rightwing media organisations, falling over themselves to wound a great public institution, make the same commitment?. If and when Theresa May decides she wants the same pay transparency extended more generally, and into the private sector, will the rightwing media support her? The cowed BBC could have got on the front foot on pay equality, but lacked the chutzpah and self-confidence to do so. ...
The government has got it wrong on pensions | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 05:14:02 PM
. The chancellor of the exchequer recently pointed out that public sector pay was superior to private sector pay because of the occupational pension accruing to long-time public sector workers (Chancellor urges restraint on public sector pay, 17 July). ...
The man who won a landmark legal battle for same-sex pension rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:00:43 AM
....Since 80% of firms have granted spouses’ benefits to gay couples already, Walker said, the impacts on private firms will be relatively modest. The Department for Work and Pensions, however, estimates it would cost £100m for the private sector and £20m for the public sector to deliver financial equality. ...
Low-paid should receive inflation-only rises, say business leaders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 06:13:15 PM
. Low-paid workers in the private sector should see their wages restricted to inflation-only rises, according to business leaders, who have said that without the real-terms freeze, they could be forced to make job cuts. ...
Post-Brexit London is open for business (no matter how grubby) image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of July 2017 06:21:05 PM
.... They’ll have to follow the other premium rules, just not those two. The FCA’s thin justification is that “sovereign owners tend to be different from private sector individuals or entities in both their motivations and their nature”. ...
City regulator plans rule change to allow Saudi oil giant's $2tn float in London image
....But Andrew Bailey, the chief executive of the FCA, justified the changes on the basis that sovereign owners behave differently to other sorts of companies. “Sovereign owners are different from private sector individuals or companies – both in their motivations and in their nature. ...
UK pay squeeze intensifies as real wages continue to fall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 10:35:05 AM
.... The clock is ticking while workers wait for the government to act,” she said. “Ministers must set out a plan to get real wages rising across the public and the private sectors. ...
Casual work is still the root cause of destitution | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 05:43:31 PM
.... This has meant successive governments have easily hit their apprenticeship targets – quantity trumps quality every time. The apprenticeship levy will exacerbate this as large organisations in both the public and private sector seek to claw back their money. ...
Ending austerity means increasing taxes or deficit, warns thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of July 2017 07:00:02 AM
.... Its analysis found that the public sector was facing two “crunches”, a squeeze on pay that would bring it back to 2005 levels by 2020 and a loss of jobs that would result in a headcount below five million for the first time this century. The report said allowing public sector pay to rise in line with pay in the private sector for the rest of the decade would cost £9. ...
US jobs report shows sharp recovery in June but wage growth remains slow image
.... The report showed jobs growth slowed last month. According to ADP, the private sector added 158,000 new jobs in June; economists surveyed by Reuters had been expecting a gain of 185,000. ...
UK faces tightest squeeze on household incomes for five years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 12:57:38 PM
....”. Labour’s shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, Peter Dowd, echoed the call for the government to remove the cap on public sector pay rises, which has seen teachers, nurses, police officers and other workers employed by the state fall behind those in the private sector. ...
Malawi and Unicef launch drone air corridor image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 04:27:48 PM
.... . Unicef says it is working globally with a number of governments and private sector partners to explore how drones can be used in humanitarian and development missions. ...
Italy's €17bn bank job: self-preservation at a long-term EU price? | Nils Pratley image
.... Instead, the bonds will become payable by Intesa, which means they ought to be safe. So what happened to the rule that all bondholders must be obliterated before taxpayers contribute? That principle was introduced in the EU after the 2008 global financial crisis to quell the justified outrage that taxpayers, in effect, had been underwriting private sector banks’ bad bets. ...
Hard Brexit could halt Heathrow expansion plans, says Lord Adonis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of June 2017 12:32:00 PM
.... It’s as simple as that. The projects that will be most affected will be those that require immediate private sector investment – starting with Heathrow. ...
The Observer view on the housing crisis | Observer editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 11:05:13 PM
....While it offers some practical suggestions for improving the supply of housing and a sop to renters with the banning of letting fees, it does little more than twiddle the knobs on a vast, floundering machine. It labours under the delusion that the private sector can address housing need largely alone and that, therefore, the problem is only one of supply. ...
BRITAIN'S SHAME: Ex-soldiers facing 'dangerous' levels of debt, warn experts  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 10:33:00 AM
....“Once out of barracks they have to pay rent, council tax and utility bills that they previously would not have been responsible for. "A service person’s salary is also often far more than what they can achieve in the private sector and, despite lots of work by the Forces to help with the transition, often they struggle to find jobs quickly. ...
How privatization could spell the end of democracy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 08:00:25 AM
.... It can be hard to find a water fountain in Manhattan, and public transit in American cities ranges from mediocre to nonexistent. But solving these problems by ceding them to the private sector ensures that public services will continue to deteriorate until they disappear. ...
Whole Foods, then a whole industry? Amazon sinks teeth into supermarkets image
....The number of private-sector workers saving into a pension has rocketed from 55% to 78% of all employees in just the past four years. Among the young, the number is even more impressive; just 24% of 22-to-29-year-olds in the private sector were saving for a pension in 2012, but this almost tripled to 68% by 2016. ...
UK pay squeeze breaks all sorts of records for all the wrong reasons | Larry Elliott image
....Pay curbs in the public sector are a factor but they are not the whole story. Just as in the early 19th century, private sector employers feel no need to pay higher wages. ...
House price growth cools further in May, says Halifax image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of June 2017 07:54:52 AM
....The Halifax said housing supply remained very low, with the number of properties coming onto the market falling for 14 months in a row. However it noted there had been a rise in private sector house-building at the start of 2017. ...
The Guardian view on the economy: invest for growth | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 07:08:11 PM
....9% and was flat overall during the previous year. It is this lack of investment that the next government must address and quickly – not just to strengthen an economy starved of private sector spending since the noughties, but also to address the concerns of a younger generation that lacks an endowment worthy of the name from those already retired or reaching the end of their working lives. ...
The global economy can recover faster if we avoid the obvious pifalls | Nouriel Roubini image
.... For example, the administration could still pursue protectionist measures that would precipitate a trade war, and it has imposed migration restrictions that will probably reduce growth by eroding the labour supply. Moreover, Trump might continue to engage in corporatist micromanagement, which would disrupt the private sector’s investment, employment, production, and pricing decisions. ...
Dow jumps on US climate deal withdrawal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 03:39:31 PM
.... Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, confirmed he would leave the President's advisory council in response to the move. Earlier in the day positive numbers on hiring in the private sector had also boosted share prices. ...
Trade union membership has plunged to all-time low, says ONS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 10:43:25 AM
....6 million. “Cuts to the public sector workforce have meant the loss of many good quality jobs, and recent growth in private sector employment has been characterised by a large proportion of insecure jobs,” said the TUC general secretary, Frances O’Grady. ...
Climate clash image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 09:37:48 AM
....Walmart, for example, claims it saves $1bn a year by getting a quarter of its power from renewable sources. Former US President Barack Obama summed up this idea in a response to Mr Trump's move, saying: "Simply put, the private sector already chose a low-carbon future. ...
Call to raise retirement age to at least 70 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 12:02:45 PM
...."There is no one 'silver bullet' solution to solve the retirement gap. Individuals need to increase their personal savings and financial literacy, while the private sector and governments should provide programmes to support them," he said. ...
Don't want to work until you are 70? You will have to, says WEF image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 06:07:32 AM
.... “There is no one ‘silver bullet’ solution to solve the retirement gap. Individuals need to increase their personal savings and financial literacy, while the private sector and governments should provide programmes to support them. ...
English house-building at highest for a decade image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:42:17 AM
....How can the UK build more homes?. The vast majority of new homes started - about 137,000 - were built by the private sector. ...
Car loans, low rates, second mortgages: all the ingredients for a new credit crunch image
....Try as they might, the UK’s two big high street lenders cannot put the financial crisis behind them. Last week, when Lloyds Banking Group was congratulating itself over its return to the private sector, it was still being haunted by the fraud perpetrated at the Reading branch of HBOS, the hotshot lender it rescued in 2008. ...
Fair shares? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 12:04:00 AM
....". On the plus side, more than 80% of mothers work and Sweden leads the industrialised world in terms of public sector gender equality, according to the OECD; but Allbright's research shows the private sector - and the rapidly growing startup scene - is struggling to keep up. ...
Five minute guide to investing in the UK's big banks image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Risk and reward. Jordan Hiscott, chief trader at Ayondo Markets, says the Government took a huge risk in using taxpayer funds to bail out private sector banks and has silenced critics who said it would never get its money back. ...
A new Green Deal bond that pays 12% interest – too good to be true? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of May 2017 06:00:17 AM
....The climate change minister, Nick Hurd, has given an endorsement of sorts. He says the government has committed to improving the insulation of Britain’s homes, adding: “It’s encouraging to see private sector firms working to deliver energy efficiency to consumers through the Green Deal framework. ...
FTSE's recent record-breaking run stalls image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:29:02 AM
.... . Shares in Lloyds Banking Group were up nearly 2% after the government confirmed it had shed its last remaining stake in the bank, thus returning it to the private sector. ...
Labour's water renationalisation plan is a damp squib | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 07:34:13 PM
....But, it might argued, the exercise would be worthwhile anyway if the water industry is “dysfunctional” – Labour’s description. Is that really true, however? Water was privatised in the first place because politicians could see the mighty expense of replacing the Victorian-era infrastructure and thought a regulated private sector could do the job more efficiently. ...

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