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Jet2 boss warns of damaging effects of no deal Brexit

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:31
The boss of Jet2 has warned that a no-deal Brexit would be "extremely damaging" for both the UK and Europe, as the airline braces for potential restrictions and cost increases.

More jobs are a positive but where will employees live?

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:17
In the past week we've had two of the biggest jobs announcements by numbers since the financial crisis.

Women at BBC still paid 'far less than men' - report

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:13
Women at the BBC continue to be paid "far less" than men for the same work, a report into equal pay at the broadcaster has said.

VR Education reports record monthly revenues

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:11
Virtual reality technology software developer VR Education has said its revenue for 2018 is expected to be in the region of €0.7m.

O2 and Vodafone extend UK network deal to include 5G

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:52
Telefonica's O2 and Vodafone have agreed to extend their network partnership in Britain to include 5G to accelerate the deployment of the faster mobile service at a lower cost for both operators.

JD Wetherspoon warns on profit as costs bite

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:34
UK pubs group JD Wetherspoon has today warned of lower pretax profit for the first half of its fiscal year, as it struggles with higher costs amid a slowdown in consumer spending ahead of Brexit.

Burberry's same store sales up 1% in Christmas quarter

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:30
British luxury brand Burberry today reported a 1% rise in third-quarter same store sales, just shy of market forecasts of 2% growth.

Bank of Japan lowers inflation forecasts again

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:00
Japan's central bank has again revised down its inflation forecasts, in the latest sign of its struggle to reach a long-sought 2% rate that officials consider key to boost the economy.

British lender Metro Bank's 2018 profit surges 138%

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:51
UK lender Metro Bank today reported a jump in underlying pretax profit for 2018, but said growth softened as the final quarter progressed.

Cloud, services fuel IBM's better than expected profits

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:46
IBM last night beat Wall Street quarterly earnings estimates and also forecast 2019 profit above expectations, in the latest indication that CEO Ginni Rometty's efforts to turn around the tech services company were gaining traction.

IMF says economic slowdown to come sooner than expected

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 07:35
The International Monetary Fund has said it expects a global economic slowdown to come sooner than expected.

Sony to move UK headquarters to avoid Brexit disruption

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 06:31
Sony will shift its European headquarters from Britain to the Netherlands to avoid Brexit-related customs issues, but operations at its current UK company will remain unchanged, a company spokesman has said.

Sterling reaches 2-month high

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:52
Sterling jumped to a 2-month high against the euro after strong employment data suggested Britain's labour market remained robust despite an economic slowdown ahead of Brexit.

How to turn up the LGBT voice in the workplace

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:31
When it comes to inclusion and diversity initiatives in the workplace, there are pros (and cons) to LGBT employee networks

Dyson relocating head office from UK to Singapore

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:30
Brexit-backing businessman James Dyson is to relocate the Dyson head office from the UK to Singapore.

P&O changes flag of UK ships to Cyprus ahead of Brexit

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 15:06
UK ferry and shipping freight operator P&O said it will shift the registration of its UK vessels to Cyprus ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union, in part to keep its tax arrangements in the bloc.

€155m EIB support for two new ICG ferries

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:56
The European Investment Bank has provided €155m to finance two new passenger and vehicle ships for ICG owned Irish Ferries.

Liffey Ferry set to relaunch after 35 years

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:45
The historic No.11 Liffey Ferry is relaunching in Dublin after a 35 year absence, to operate once more as a ferry service for members of the public crossing the River Liffey.

Preventing border structures 'difficult' without deal

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:24
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said that without a withdrawal agreement it becomes difficult to prevent border infrastructure in Ireland.

Brexit survival box on sale for £295

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 13:18
With just nine weeks to go until Britain is due to leave the European Union, a company is selling worried Britons a survival kit to help them prepare for the worst.