Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Business

Government ‘will refuse to commit to recruiting more ethnic minority judges’

The Government is to refuse to commit to recruiting more ethnic minority judges, The Independent understands, despite the fact that just 7 per cent currently come...

Brexit: Chief EU negotiator says the City of London will have ‘no place’ in...

The EU’s chief negotiator has warned there will be “no place” for the City of London’s financial services in any Brexit trade deal struck between the...

Brexit: UK must accept EU laws during transition to prevent ‘dramatic’ economic impact, warns...

A transition period after Brexit where the UK continues to accept EU rules would be a “price worth paying” for economic stability, an influential Commons committee...

UK board members are growing older as European firms look to youth

UK corporate boards are growing older, with the average age of directors surpassing 60 for the first time, according to executive search firm Spencer Stuart, at...

Major films and TV series made in Britain boosted UK economy by £7.7bn in...

TV and box office hits, like the Star Wars franchise, flushed a record £7.7bn into the UK economy’s coffers last year, representing an 80 per cent...

Theresa May refuses to guarantee EU rules for 48-hour working-week limit will survive Brexit

Theresa May has repeatedly refused to guarantee that EU rules to limit the working week to 48 hours will survive Brexit, as the Cabinet debates the...

Uber Eats offers food-delivery drivers insurance in Europe

Uber’s food-delivery business will begin offering an insurance package to its couriers in Europe, a move to address the conditions of “gig economy” workers. Riders for food-delivery...

Half UK companies expect to recruit staff in 2018 amid skilled worker shortage, says...

Half of firms expect to recruit staff next year, with smaller firms most confident, according to a new study. A survey of almost 300 companies, employing one...

The AllBright: Founders of women-only private member’s club in London insist it isn’t ‘anti-men’

The co-founder of a new women-only private members’ club to which men are only admitted as guests has insisted that its establishment “isn’t anti-men”, but is...

Flights: more winter mayhem at Manchester and Heathrow

An estimated 20,000 airline passengers are learning their flights to and from UK airports have been cancelled because of freezing fog. On Monday night Manchester airport, Britain’s...