Britons have spent £4bn stockpiling goods in case of no-deal Brexit Research suggests one in five people have a food, drinks and medicine hoard worth £380 The Guardian. August 11, 2019 Britons have spent £4bn stockpiling goods in preparation for a possible no-deal Brexit, new research suggests. One in […]
Economists are united by one thing in the wake of the troubling GDP figures: Brexit will make them worse
Economists are united by one thing in the wake of the troubling GDP figures: Brexit will make them worse Boris Johnson’s ‘boosterism’ is intended to counteract the negative shock of leaving the EU – but haphazardly shaking the ‘magic money tree’ will not be enough. Michael Kitson @MichaelKitson. Friday […]
Food and medicine supplies could be AIRLIFTED to UK after no deal exit NO DEAL Brexit plans have been ramped up as trucks with vital supplies of food and medicine could be flown into the UK in a bid to avoid likely queues at Dover after the UK’s […]
Brexit hazard warning lights: UK economy contracts for first time since 2012 By Andy Bruce and David Milliken. Reuters•August 9, 2019 LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The British economy shrank unexpectedly for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter, dragged down by a slump in manufacturing […]
Irish minister predicts Britain will crash out of EU in October By John O’Donnell. Reuters•August 7, 2019 DUBLIN, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Britain will leave the European Union in October without a divorce deal, an Irish government minister predicted, causing a severe economic shock that could require pan-EU […]
U.K. and EU Trade Blame Over Talks as No-Deal Brexit Risk Grows Stuart Biggs Bloomberg•August 6, 2019 Michael Gove, the minister in charge of planning for a no-deal Brexit, blamed the European Union for failing to engage on a new agreement, deepening the diplomatic standoff between the two […]
Tesco cuts 4,500 jobs as it announces shorter opening hours for Express stores. UK. 10,000 jobs cuts in 5 years.
Tesco cuts 4,500 jobs as it announces shorter opening hours for Express stores. UK. 10,000 jobs cuts in 5 years. Brittany Vonow Hollie Borland. Updated: 5 Aug 2019, 15:40. TheSun.co.uk TESCO is to axe 4,500 staff in the latest round of redundancies at the UK’s biggest supermarket, the company […]
No-deal Brexit an ‘instantaneous’ shock to economy: Carney AFP•August 2, 2019 London (AFP) – Bank of England governor Mark Carney on Friday warned that a no-deal Brexit would be a shock for Britain, causing supply disruption and potentially undermining entire sectors of the economy such as the car […]
Palestinian president fires advisers as financial crisis hits: Just in time for the ‘Deal of the Century.’ Divine Timing.
Palestinian president fires advisers as financial crisis hits: Just in time for the ‘Deal of the Century.’ Divine Timing. AFP•August 19, 2019 Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has fired all of his advisers, his office said Monday, amid a financial crisis in the occupied […]