Michael Wilkinson

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Brexit fears may see 15% of UK university staff leave, group warns

German academics’ body points to growing evidence that EU employees are turning down posts and considering their futures<p>The government must maintain free movement for EU academics or risk losing up to 15% of staff at British universities, a leading German academics’ body has warned.<p>It comes as …

Key milestones on the road to Brexit

Here are some of the key milestones Britain faces as it severs ties with Brussels:<p><b>:: 2017</b><p>Theresa May has been clear that she will not trigger Article …

What does Brexit mean for HR?

Brexit as you so righty say has revealed how the British workforce skills have been camauflaged by employing immigrant workers , This needs to be …

New fast track system for EU nationals: Will it work?

The system is being tested by 20 corporate partners, with intentions to roll out to all later this year. But how will it work?<p>As the dust begins to …

10 Places to Find Free Stock Images

So you’ve finally finished writing that blog post you’ve been slaving over. What a relief.<p>But just before you click publish, you remember that …

US tech leaders still ❤ London, even after Brexit

Entrepreneurs and tech leaders in the US still have an eye for London as the transatlantic special relationship continues to flourish despite the …

Startups

Eastern European quartet 'will veto any Brexit deal which hits citizens' rights'

A group of Eastern European countries will veto any Brexit deal that diminishes the rights of their citizens who live and work in Britain, Slovakia's …

Labour urged to make immigration controls a key Brexit demand

Fabian Society paper, with contributions from nine Labour MPs, says party must accept voters’ concerns over EU migration<p>Ending the free movement of people from the European Union should become a key demand from Labour before the Brexit negotiations with the EU, according to a collection of essays …

Hard Brexit will cost City of London its hub status, warns Bundesbank boss

Passporting rights to operate across EU will be lost if UK does not at least stay within the European Economic Area, says Jens Weidmann<p>The head of Germany’s central bank has warned that London’s position as a financial centre would be dealt a severe blow if the UK left the single market because …

Hard Brexit

What Brexit effect? Why British consumers still spend, spend, spend

UK retail sales are growing at annual rate of more than 6%, helped by lower borrowing costs, low unemployment and rising wages<p>Was it the feelgood factor from the Rio Olympics? Or the arrival of some decent weather at last? Was it the abundance of bargains on offer? Or foreign tourists arriving in …

Sturgeon 'gobsmacked' by lack of answers to basic Brexit questions

Scotland’s first minister warns long and complicated exit from EU could lead to ‘lost decade of uncertainty and turmoil’<p>Nicola Sturgeon has said she finds it “gobsmacking” that Theresa May’s government is still unable to answer basic questions about its Brexit strategy, almost three months on from …

Key Brexit talks unlikely to begin until late 2017, says Van Rompuy

Negotiations between EU and UK cannot start until after German elections next year, says former European council president<p>Britain and the EU are unlikely to get started in earnest on the “political amputation” of Brexit until the end of next year, after federal elections in Germany, Herman Van …

Zero chance EU citizens in UK will keep same rights post-Brexit, says expert

Leading barrister tells Lords panel that UK may have to consider compensation for Britons abroad if they lose some rights<p>The chances of EU citizens settled in Britain retaining all their rights to live, work and retire in the UK after Brexit have been rated as zero by legal experts.<p>A leading …