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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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For London’s food and wine businesses, #Brexit has a bitter taste

For London’s food and wine businesses, #Brexit has a bitter taste

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Importing fine foods from Spain has been a good trade for London firm Brindisa, but like many food and wine businesses that rely on the free movement of goods and workers within the European Union, it has been badly hit by Britain’s vote to leave, writes Estelle Shirbon. Launched on a shoestring by entrepreneur Monika […]

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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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