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UK government unveils budget for 'post-COVID economy'
The Chancellor of the Exchequer said that "this budget is focused on investment and a more innovative and skilled economy," but the opposition has railed against tax cuts for banks and short-haul flights.
UK: Business urges Johnson to put flesh on bones of post-Brexit vision
The UK prime minister outlined a vision for a "high wage, high skill, high productivity and low tax economy" but gave no details of how he intends to achieve it.
Boris Johnson lauds UK's 'fastest' COVID vaccination campaign
Johnson said that wealth creators, companies and bankers were the reason the vaccine was available so quickly, and "should be praised, not vilified'.
UK job vacancies hit record high following restrictions lift
The number of job vacancies rose to over 950,000 — the highest level since records were started in 2001.
Boris Johnson: We need to get the travel industry moving again
The UK looks set to introduce a new set of 'simple' travel restriction categories, including 'amber watchlist'.
China overtakes Germany to become UK's largest import partner
Uncertainty over Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic have hit Britain's imports from Germany but boosted those from China.
UK economy shrinks by only 1.5% in first quarter despite lockdown
According to official statistics, the economy even managed to grow by 2.1 per cent in March when the country began easing some restrictions
UK economy to record best year since 1941, Bank of England says
The Bank of England said that its revised forecast — it previously estimated that the UK economy would grow by 5 per cent this year — was down to the country's fast vaccine rollout which should enable the economy to reopen quicker than initially thought.
Brexit: Quarter of small UK firms have temporarily suspended EU sales
Increased paperwork and border checks have put small UK businesses under strain and left them wondering if exporting to the bloc is worth the hassle, a new survey shows.
Will Harry and Meghan’s revelations reduce visitor numbers to Britain?
We spoke to travel experts to find out if tourists could be less inclined to visit the UK following the couple’s comments.
What has Rishi Sunak announced during the UK's 2021 Budget?
The British government on Wednesday announced new measures to provide a lifeline to workers and businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus sends UK debt over £2 trillion for the first time
The coronavirus pandemic's had an unprecedented impact on borrowing.
COVID-19: 649,000 fewer people employed in UK since lockdown began
Official figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show record-breaking economic inactivity in the UK with 649,000 fewer workers on payrolls.
Sunak slashes VAT on tourism and hospitality from 20% to 5% til Jan
The UK Chancellor announced a new round of fiscal measures to improve the outlook for the British economy post-pandemic.
What we can expect from UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak's summer statement
The UK's Chancellor is set to announce another round of measures to ease the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus: UK economy suffers record 20.4% contraction
This drop is almost ten times larger "than the steepest pre-COVID-19 fall". Wholesale, retail and motor trades were the worst-affected sectors.
The levy to fight financial crime in the UK could prove a breaking point for regulated firms ǀ View
Why it should be the businesses in the regulated sector rather than the state that should have to fund the fight against financial crime? These businesses are the gatekeepers to a financial and economic system that is open to abuse by money launderers and terrorist financiers.
British government spent at least €5 billion preparing for Brexit
UK government departments prepared for #Brexit planning for both a 'deal' and 'no deal' scenario, following the 2016 referendum. Here's the bill.
Andrew Bailey appointed first post-Brexit governor of Bank of England
The incoming Bank of England chief will come in just as the UK is departing the European Union.
Brexit: What European businesses should prepare for now ǀ View
While Brexit will inevitably affect different areas of any European or global business, if companies can be adaptable, they stand in better stead to weather the storm. While it may be costly now, being prepared for any outcome is the best current approach to an uncertain political climate.
Longer lives mean seasoned employees will need help to adjust to digital workplaces ǀ View
Once considered a hindrance to the ageing population, technology has the potential to bridge the gap between the seasoned worker and the savvy millennial with a start-up attitude.
UK economy returns growth in July
Britain's gross domestic product increased more than expected in July dampening fears it will succumb to its first recession since the financial crisis as the Brexit crisis escalates
'Operation Yellowhammer': Leaked memo warns of no-deal Brexit chaos
The document about preparations codenamed Operation Yellowhammer warns of a possible three month “meltdown” at Britain’s ports.
Brits spent €4bn stockpiling goods in case of a no-deal Brexit
Brits spent €4bn stockpiling goods in case of a no-deal Brexit. A survey released this Monday reveals that 800,000 people have already spend more than €1,000 preparing for potential food shortages.
No-deal Brexit impact would ‘ripple on for years’, reports warn
Separate reports from the UK’s CBI and the Institute for Government contain detailed advice for Boris Johnson’s new administration.
Apprenticeships can help businesses in hard times - and even survive a no-deal Brexit ǀ View
Could apprenticeships help businesses to navigate the turbulent waters ahead? As we can assess from the ONS data, many companies already see the value in hiring apprentices.