Day: June 19, 2019

De La Rue’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

De La Rue’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

The firm – probably best known for losing the lucrative contract for Britain’s flagship post-Brexit passports to French-Dutch operation Gemalto after putting forth a uncompetitively high bid – watched its shares plunge by almost 30 percent after it issued a profits warning following a multi-million-pound creditor default.

Brexit risks not fully priced in by market

Brexit risks not fully priced in by market

Brexit risks are not priced in by bond markets and Britain's exit from the European Union could turn more bitter than expected, Anthony Linehan deputy director at Ireland's debt management agency warned on Wednesday. "To me (Brexit) is an area that isn't priced into markets and it can't be because ...

UK construction industry could lose 8% of workforce post-Brexit, new RICS figures reveal

UK housebuilder Berkeley annual profit slumps

Housebuilder Berkeley Group Plc reported a slump in annual pretax profit on Wednesday, as Britain's housing sector remains under pressure from uncertainty ahead of the country's exit from the European Union and builders face higher costs. Berkeley reiterated that pretax profit for 2019-20 is expected to fall by around a ...

Small Beer Co. Session Pale

Beer of the Week: Small Beer Brew Co. Session Pale

According to the Oxford English dictionary, ‘Small Beer’ is “a thing that is considered unimportant.” While many low alcoholic beers have an undesirable reputation – even though they now make up over quarter of UK beer sales, due to increased demand – The Small Beer Co. are striving to change public perception. Close ...

UK pharmaceutical jobs at threat due to crossfire of “ideology & incompetence” over Brexit

Eliminated PM candidate Raab backs Johnson

Dominic Raab has backed frontrunner Boris Johnson today, telling the Evening Standard newspaper he was the only candidate who would deliver Brexit by Oct 31st. "The only candidate who will now do this is Boris Johnson and so I'll be supporting him to become our next Prime Minister," he said. ...

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming

Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows. A group of European researchers, Climate Action Tracker, tracks ...

TORY LEADERSHIP CONTEST – Michael Gove will allow EU nationals living in the UK at the time of the referendum to apply free of charge for citizenship if he becomes PM.

Cocaine user spared jail on Michael Gove plea

A class A drug user walked free from court yesterday after the judge ruled he should “suffer no more for dabbling in cocaine” than Michael Gove. Judge Owen Davies QC upheld a legal argument with the defence that he should not be punished any more than the former Lord Chancellor. ...

Airbus CEO says chances of no-deal Brexit increasing

Airbus CEO says chances of no-deal Brexit increasing

Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said on Wednesday there was a growing risk Britain would leave the European Union without a withdrawal deal in a way that could damage the aerospace firm's performance next year. "We have been very clear on the potential negative consequences of a hard Brexit or ...

How to Choose an Accountant For Your Small Business

How to Choose an Accountant For Your Small Business

If you've finally decided to take the huge step of becoming an entrepreneur and starting your own business, you may need to start thinking of hiring an accountant. Whether you choose to go for a full-time accountant or enlist the services of a professional accounting firm, choosing your accountant is ...

Brexit uncertainty hurts demand at Whitbread

Brexit uncertainty hurts demand at Whitbread

Whitbread Plc said on Wednesday its first-quarter room revenue was hit by tough market competition and ongoing Brexit uncertainty, and the company was cautious about near-term conditions as it tries to build out its Premier Inn brand. Whitbread, which was originally a brewer, has focused on its hotel business after ...

5 Ways to Earn Gift Cards While You Shop

5 Ways to Earn Gift Cards While You Shop

Shopping is rewarding in itself, but what if you could actually get rewarded each time you spent money at your favorite store? With the right websites and mobile apps, you can earn cash and free gift cards just for shopping! Earning gift cards means that you’ll be able to spend ...

New-ish photos of Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn to back second Brexit referendum

 British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will back a move on Wednesday for the Labour Party to change its Brexit policy and support a second referendum in all circumstances, The Times reported, citing a senior Labour source. A paper by Corbyn's head of policy, Andrew Fisher, recommends that Labour support a ...