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General election 2017: UK voters still puzzled by Brexit

General election 2017: UK voters still puzzled by Brexit

Finance June 6, 2017 at 4:46 am 0 comments

A mural by British artist Banksy on Brexit, which has been at the centre of the campaign

UK Prime Minister Theresa May made the snap election on 8 June personal right from the start.

In April she said the election …

Undocumented immigrant population in steady decline over past 10 years

Undocumented immigrant population in steady decline over past 10 years

Finance June 5, 2017 at 7:43 am 0 comments

Shutdown deadline nears, border wall looms

The number of undocumented immigrants living in the United States has steadily declined over the past 10 years, amid a significant decrease in the share of Mexicans living in the country without legal status,

7 Things You Should Never Include in Your Cover Letter

7 Things You Should Never Include in Your Cover Letter

Finance June 4, 2017 at 7:42 pm 0 comments

Writing the perfect cover letter is a job skill unto itself. In just a few paragraphs, you need to capture the reader’s attention and expertly sell your skills and experience, all while striking the right professional tone.

It’s tempting to …

Pret A Manger on the hunt for British workers as Brexit threatens to stall recruitment

Pret A Manger on the hunt for British workers as Brexit threatens to stall recruitment

Finance June 3, 2017 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

Pret A Manger said it will start to reach out to British workers amid concerns that Brexit will leave it struggling to find staff as it posted a record set of results.

The sandwich chain, which earlier this year warned …

Where to invest your cash after the election: Experts tip homebuilders and financials if Tories win… but investors should prepare for any outcome

Where to invest your cash after the election: Experts tip homebuilders and financials if Tories win… but investors should prepare for any outcome

Finance June 3, 2017 at 1:47 am 0 comments

Many thought a landslide victory for the Conservatives was a certainty when Theresa May called a snap election in April.

But now, six days before the nation heads to the polling booths, May’s victory seems far from written in stone.…

Alfa Romeo is back and it’s a blast

Alfa Romeo is back and it’s a blast

Finance May 29, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

The Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio is a blast to drive, about as much fun as any sedan ever. The price is high, though.

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is just about the most fun, in the most everyday situations, of any

Former UK energy minister takes fourth oil job as deputy chairman of Atlantic Petroleum

Former UK energy minister takes fourth oil job as deputy chairman of Atlantic Petroleum

Finance May 28, 2017 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

A former energy minister has taken up a fourth lucrative job in the oil industry.

Charles Hendry, who owns a £2.5m castle in Scotland, has been made deputy chairman of troubled explorer Atlantic Petroleum.

It comes on top of appointments …

Tories will pay diesel drivers compensation to scrap their car under plans to improve air quality

Tories will pay diesel drivers compensation to scrap their car under plans to improve air quality

Finance May 26, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Conservatives will pay diesel drivers compensation to scrap their cars under radical new plans to improve air quality.

On Friday, the Government will unveil its strategy to crack down on emissions which will include proposals to target diesel drivers in …

Late Easter sees UK car production fall 18% in April as industry outlines five things it needs to thrive after Brexit

Late Easter sees UK car production fall 18% in April as industry outlines five things it needs to thrive after Brexit

Finance May 25, 2017 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Official figures revealed today showed that British car production slowed by 18.2 per cent last month when compared to April 2016.

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders blamed the drop off on a reduced number of manufacturing days in …

Brexit Britain is still creating jobs. How long can that last?

Brexit Britain is still creating jobs. How long can that last?

Finance May 21, 2017 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

TransferWise CEO worries about Trump and Brexit

The trickle of jobs leaving Brexit Britain has yet to turn into a flood.

Several big financial services firms have announced they will move about 9,000 jobs out of the country in order …