Business (UK)

UK shelves financial services Brexit position paper

Theresa May was accused of leaving the City of London “in the dark” after the government admitted that a long-expected paper setting out its trade …

Brexit

Could Brexit Champion Nigel Farage Return as Leader of UKIP?

Since its creation in 1993, the U.K. Independence Party has had 14 leaders and acting leaders. Of those, its most famous face, Nigel Farage, has …

Referendums

EU leaders in high‑risk strategy to sow the seeds of softer Brexit

Brexit

What

Brexit, No Brexit Theresa May's Finished Whatever The Outcome!<p>Monday 22nd January 2018<br>Charlie Mullins<p>The political situation in the UK is more …

Brexit

Majority of U.K. MPs Would Accept Staying in Single Market: Poll

A majority of U.K. lawmakers think that remaining in the European Union’s single market is compatible with honoring the Brexit referendum result, …

Brexit

Running for Mayor? 'Course I am. Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins on his political ambitions

If a successful, wild-haired businessman running for high office on a ticket of apathy to out-of-touch elites sounds like old news, think again. I<p>’m …

Brexit

UK growth upgrade could 'dwarf' Brexit hit

<b>Britain should prepare for a much more economically optimistic 2018 because global growth is better than predicted.</b><p>That's the argument of Lord Jim O'Neill, the former Conservative Treasury minister and Remain supporter.<p>He said Britain's growth forecasts are likely to be upgraded as China, the US …

UKIP

UK faces cyber-warfare threat on battlefield and against civilian services

Chief of general staff, Sir Nick Carter, will say UK needs to keep up with adversaries like Russia<p>Britain’s chief of general staff, Sir Nick Carter, will on Monday warn that the UK faces a threat from hostile states deploying cyber-warfare both on the battlefield and to disrupt civilian services.<p>In …

Technology

How Irish Border Issue Threatens to Erupt Back Into Brexit Talks

For U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, the Irish border issue may resurface sooner than she imagined.<p>In a deal agreed last month to unlock divorce …

Brexit

No-Deal Brexit Could Cause Finance Chaos, Industry Group Warns

Financial markets in Britain and the European Union will face instability and significant business disruption if the U.K. exits the EU in March 2019 …

Brexit

Pound Needs Positive Catalyst to Reach Fresh Post-Brexit Highs

The pound hit a post-Brexit high against the dollar last week, but it may need stronger-than-forecast data to help it maintain its rally.<p>Sterling …

Economy

Trump's U.K. Visit Should Be Welcomed, Johnson Says in Telegraph

President Donald Trump should be welcomed to Britain because the nation’s relationship with the U.S. is crucial for security and gives the U.K. its …

Brexit

May calls a halt to directors' abuse of pensions

<i>Theresa May: tough new rules</i><p>Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to protect workers pensions from executives who try to “line their own pockets” …

Brexit

Both sides need good Brexit deal for the City

Brexit

Written evidence - Eurostar

Eurostar International Ltd-Written evidence (TAS0074)<p>Submission to the Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee on the inquiry Brexit: future trade …

Brexit

Amazon Is Sure Acting Like It's Going to Pick the D.C. Area

Odds are the tech giant is going to set up shop close to home -- its founder's, that is.<p>Amazon.com Inc. released the list of 20 finalists for its "second headquarters" Thursday. This morning, the low-information British Isles bettors at Paddy Power had Boston as the favorite to get the nod, at …

Business

MPs on both sides back tax break for referendum campaign donors

Amendment to finance bill will see millionaires such as Arron Banks exempted from tax on Brexit donations<p>Brexit-backing MPs as well as counterparts from the remain campaign have backed a controversial measure to extend a tax break to referendum campaign donors, after several billionaire donors …

Brexit

Revealed: Carillion collapsed with £5bn of financial liabilities

Sky News can reveal that private analysis of Carillion's pension deficit on a Section 75 - or full buyout - basis has concluded that it was as high …

Santander UK

UK retail sales slide in December, capping tough year for consumers

LONDON (Reuters) - British shop sales slid by much more than expected in December, capping off the weakest year for retail since 2013 as consumers squeezed by the Brexit hit to prices continued to keep a tight grip on spending.<p>Retail sales volumes dropped 1.5 percent from November, the Office for …

Economy

U.K. Should Be Bold in Brexit Talks, Says Gina Miller

Gina Miller, founding partner at SCM Private, discusses the latest developments in Brexit negotiations. She speaks with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua …

Brexit

Britain's Blackbelt in EU Law Says Even She Can't Fight Brexit

A karate black belt and a decade’s worth of experience poring over European Union law may not be enough to help one of Britain’s top EU officials …

Brexit

U.K. Stats Chief Responds to Boris Johnson’s EU Payments Claim

A claim that leaving the European Union would free up an extra 350 million pounds ($485 million) a week for the U.K.’s state-funded health service …

Brexit

Why Unelected Labour Lords Offer Hope to Business on Brexit

<i>Bloomberg’s Brexit editor Emma Ross-Thomas is taking questions in our Facebook group, Brexit Decoded. Join up and join in here.</i><p>Prime Minister Theresa …

Brexit

India tops in producing bachelors in science and engineering: report

India accounts for one-fourth of the estimated 7.5 million bachelor in science and engineering degrees awarded across the world in 2014, a report has …

National Science Foundation

U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.38%

© Reuters. U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.38%<p>Investing.com – U.K. equities were higher at the close on …

Markets

Wow! Media Coverage Went Through The Roof Last Week!

A brilliant week in the media, starting the year with a busy schedule and kicking off some great new projects in the background too. Last week …

Justine Greening

Power will always trump mutual interest in the Brexit talks

Politicians in London are looking on the bright side of the Brexit negotiations. The phase one deal in December showed agreement was possible and …

Brexit

Brexit sketches for the remake of the Bayeux Tapestry

<i>Emmanuel Macron is to loan the Bayeux Tapestry, the 230ft-long, 11th-century embroidery depicting the events leading up to and including the Norman</i> …

Brexit

Press release: Business Secretary welcomes action by banks to support small businesses affected by Carillion

The Business Secretary Greg Clark has today (18 January 2018) welcomed the decision by several banks to set up funds to support small businesses …

Greg Clark

UK equities funds could be back in favour

Investor sentiment on unloved UK equities funds is turning the corner back to better levels according to the latest data from Lloyds Private Bank.<p>UK …

Finance