LONDON: Britain’s former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul’s headquarters in London, the company said on Wednesday. New BT chief Philip Jansen inherited a major restructuring begun by predecessor Gavin Patterson
British economic growth almost ground to a halt last month, as modest expansion among services firms barely offset weakness in manufacturing and construction caused by the Brexit crisis and weaker global growth, a business survey showed on Wednesday. The IHS Markit/CIPS services Purchasing Managers’ Index
After four years of the Brexit saga, the last few weeks have been a period of respite. The consequences of leaving the “transition period” at the end of January have not just been overshadowed by the pandemic, but also by the royal family’s real
Britain’s treasury chief on Wednesday announced an additional 65 billion pounds ($91 billion) of support for an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, extending job support programs and temporary tax cuts to help workers and businesses in his
We are starting to see British businesses crumble as a result of Brexit. Now I want an apology from Piers Morgan, from Nick Ferrari, from Julia Hartley-Brewer, from Andrew Pierce and from every journalist and politician who called people “Remoaners”
If you’re the sort of person who has been looking at the news beyond the latest royal rumpus, you may have noticed that something frightening is happening in Brazil. The Independent, in fact, published its leader on that very subject.
British inflation edged up in January as locked-down consumers paid more for food and sellers of furniture and other household goods offered smaller-than-usual New Year discounts to people seeking to spruce up their homes.
According to the latest survey, the reality for many who have lost their job or had their wages cut during the COVID-19 pandemic is skipped meals, falling behind with the rent or mortgage and mounting debts as household bills go unpaid.
Britain’s finance minister Rishi Sunak on Sunday warned that the British economy was under “enormous strain” because of the coronavirus, ahead of a government spending review next week. But he ruled out a return