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UK firms finding it harder to get staff after #Brexit: survey

UK firms finding it harder to get staff after #Brexit: survey

Growth in the number of workers hired in Britain via recruitment agencies slowed last month and fell in London for the first time in nearly a year as Brexit makes it harder for companies to find staff, a survey showed on Friday (6 October). The IHS Markit/Recruitment and Employment Confederation said permanent roles filled by […]

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UK economy expands at steady pace despite #Brexit vote: #CBI

UK economy expands at steady pace despite #Brexit vote: #CBI

| September 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Britain’s economy appears to have largely avoided a big hit from the Brexit vote in June and is growing at a steady pace while companies have grown slightly more optimistic about the outlook, the Confederation of British Industry said on Sunday (4 September). The CBI’s growth indicator rose to +8 in August from +5 in […]

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#Brexit: Bank of England survey bolsters view of weaker British economy

#Brexit: Bank of England survey bolsters view of weaker British economy

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Growth slowed across British business services and consumer spending eased last month, a Bank of England survey showed, offering a more mixed picture of the economy than some of the gloomier indicators since June’s Brexit vote, writes Andy Bruce. The BoE released some of the findings of its August regional agents’ survey in last week’s […]

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#AndyHall Senior MEP condemns ‘unbelievable’ Thai decision to uphold criminal charges against rights activist

#AndyHall Senior MEP condemns ‘unbelievable’ Thai decision to uphold criminal charges against rights activist

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A senior MEP has reacted furiously to the decision of the Thai authorities to uphold the “trumped up” charges against a human-rights activist who faces up to seven years’ in jail for exposing “modern slavery” in Thailand.   Briton Andy Hall (pictured) is being tried by the Thai authorities for criminal defamation and ‘computer crimes’ after […]

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#AndyHall Labour MEPs demand Thai authorities end ‘completely unacceptable’ treatment of human-rights activist

#AndyHall Labour MEPs demand Thai authorities end ‘completely unacceptable’ treatment of human-rights activist

| January 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Labour MEPs have demanded Thailand ends its harassment of a British human-rights activist facing seven years in jail. Andy Hall (pictured) is being tried by the authorities for criminal defamation and ‘computer crimes’ after raising instances of modern slavery in Thailand. He has fought to protect human rights in south east Asia for the past […]

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