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UK weather: Cool and breezy day ahead as Storm Aileen passes – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk UK weather: Cool and breezy day ahead as Storm Aileen passesTelegraph.co.ukForecasters are predicting a cool and breezy day across the UK today with a mixture of sunshine and showers as the nation appears to have seen off Storm Aileen. Despite the return to normality, Meteogroup say today's showers could still be heavy and …UK surveys […]

UK should make a 'clean break' from EU, says James Dyson – Sky News

Sky News UK should make a 'clean break' from EU, says James DysonSky NewsDyson employs around 3,500 people in the UK, and that figure is expected to almost double in the coming four or five years. To help feed that growth, Dyson has plans to recruit a huge number of engineers, but Sir James said […]

UK proposes exemptions to Data Protection Bill – BBC News

BBC News UK proposes exemptions to Data Protection BillBBC NewsJournalists, financial firms and anti-doping bodies could receive special exemptions from new laws to protect personal data, the government has said. These "safeguards" would protect the freedom of the press, help prevent fraud and "maintain the …and more » Source: UK

Equifax and the UK – what's going on? – BBC News

BBC News Equifax and the UK – what's going on?BBC NewsLast Thursday, the credit-scoring company Equifax revealed it had been the victim of what sounded like a disastrous hacking incident, with the data of 143 million American customers potentially put at risk. The company's statement also mentioned …and more » Source: UK

Is the UK reaching coffee shop saturation point? – BBC News

BBC News Is the UK reaching coffee shop saturation point?BBC NewsAt 10am the morning rush is already over at our local Starbucks and Costa. Only Nero's has a queue, and they're all BBC staff. Thanks to the soaring number of coffee shops on UK High Streets, you seldom have to go far for a caffeine […]

Rent rises ahead as landlords pull out of UK housing, says Rics – BBC News

BBC News Rent rises ahead as landlords pull out of UK housing, says RicsBBC NewsLandlords are likely to pull out of the UK housing sector in the coming year owing to policy changes, surveyors say. Nearly two-thirds of surveyors asked by their trade body said more landlords would exit the market than join it in […]

UK prices rising faster than wages as forecasters predict inflation at 2.8% – The Guardian

The Guardian UK prices rising faster than wages as forecasters predict inflation at 2.8%The GuardianAnalysts at Investec predict the UK unemployment rate could drop to 4.3%, the lowest in over four decades. But they caution that there are still no sign that wage growth is taking off. Business advisers BDO have warned that the rise […]

From Wall Street to Main Street: Goldman Sachs reportedly eyes UK to deepen its push into retail banking – CNBC

CNBC From Wall Street to Main Street: Goldman Sachs reportedly eyes UK to deepen its push into retail bankingCNBCOver time, the New York-based investment bank could look to add a consumer-lending arm in the U.K., Scherr added, according to the report. Goldman Sach's push into retail banking comes as some of its traditional business lines […]

Brexit: Leaving customs union to cost UK businesses £4bn a year, study shows – The Independent

The Independent Brexit: Leaving customs union to cost UK businesses £4bn a year, study showsThe IndependentLeaving the EU customs union after Brexit threatens to cost UK firms more than £4bn a year and trigger enormous disruption to trade, a study warns today. Up to 180,000 traders would be hit by pulling out of the EU's […]

Slavery checks not fit for purpose at UK firms, report says – BBC News

BBC News Slavery checks not fit for purpose at UK firms, report saysBBC NewsUK businesses are running the risk of employing forced labour because they do not know enough about their staff, researchers have warned. Firms are realising that often they do not fully trace the backgrounds of workers, a study by the University of […]

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