Day: January 17, 2019

Brexit blamed as Philips close Suffolk factory

Brexit blamed as Philips close Suffolk factory

Brexit has been blamed as one of the deciding factors behind a factory closure in Suffolk with 430 jobs at risk, the East Anglian Daily Times has revealed. Philips Avent will move most of its operations from its factory in Glemsford to Philips’ existing innovation and manufacturing site in Drachten, ...

Garden gnomes spotted protesting outside City Hall

Garden gnomes spotted protesting outside City Hall

An army of gnomes assembled outside City Hall yesterday to protest against the increasing number of items that are being stolen from our gardens. Four in 10 homeowners have had items stolen from their garden - including bikes, plant pots and the iconic lawn ornament figurines. The demonstration called on ...

No visa required to purchase property in Sharjah

No visa required to purchase property in Sharjah

Purchasing property in the UAE used to come with a few restrictions. In April of 2018, these restrictions were lifted and now non-GCC Arab nationals can purchase property in Sharjah without the need for a UAE resident Visa. The topics around property exchange between developers, private citizens and expatriates aren’t ...

Is Smart Banking Safe?

Is Smart Banking Safe?

The demand for smart banking has increased in the UAE. The country has the highest ratio of smartphone usage in the world according to Google’s 2017 Connected Consumer Survey. In 2015, the GCC Digita Banking Report by EY also concluded that 81 percent of banking consumers would switch to a ...

EU considering Brexit put back until 2020

EU considering Brexit put back until 2020

After seeing the shambolic lack of agreement on Brexit in parliament, worried EU figures have started discussing allowing Brexit to be put back until 2020 to let Britain make its mind up. European Union officials had discussed delaying Brexit by three months until this summer, but concerned that this time ...