Growth of UK economy at slowest rate for almost seven years, according to ONS figures
Official figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that the UK economy grew at its slowest annual rate for almost seven years during October.Read more
Election Interview: Ian Walker, Conservative candidate for Sheffield HallamIn the run up to December's General Election, our election correspondent will be creating profiles of key marginal constituencies around the country, combining the key statistics with interviews with the major candidates. In this article, we interview Ian Walker, Conservative candidate for Sheffield Hallam.
Carbon-emitting firms will lose out under new climate change policiesA report by Vivid Economics, commissioned by the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, has said that companies emitting large amounts of carbon could risk losing as much as 43 per cent of their value as a result of new climate change policies.
McDonnell to outline Labour Budget plans to “end austerity”Shadow chancellor John McDonnell is set to deliver a speech outlining plans for a Budget which will “end austerity” and lay out the priorities for the first 100 days of a Labour government.
EU net migration figures back up Total Project Integration’s concerns for the UK workforcePrior to the 2016 referendum on EU membership, net migration from the bloc was at a 219,000 peak. Since the British electorate made the decision to leave, this number has been in steady decline. It is now at its lowest level since 2003, less than a quarter of the 2015 high.
In Focus: British manufacturer Fane International highlights urgency of getting Brexit doneEver since the referendum of 2016 saw the British electorate make the decision to leave the European Union, UK industry has set about planning and preparing to operate in accordance with the will of the British people. However, little over three years later, the British public is no closer to knowing what Brexit might look like, nor whether it will happen at all.
The Weekly Review: Dec 2 - Dec 8Every Sunday, we bring together the most important stories of the week from across a wide range of sectors. Each story description contains a link to the full article.
Proposed pension tax review a step in the right direction for Wills and Trusts’ clients and wider medical community