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Corporate Europe Faces ‘Unbearable’ Uncertainty Over U.K. Exit – The Wall Street Journal

Corporate Europe Faces ‘Unbearable’ Uncertainty Over U.K. Exit – The Wall Street Journal

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s failure to get U.K. parliamentary approval for a deal to split the country from the European Union adds significant pressure on companies as they plan for the now greater possibility of an abrupt and disorderly exit. Lawmakers on Tuesday soundly rejected Mrs. May’s agreement with Brussels and approved by her […]

No-deal Brexit warning for UK drivers – BBC News

No-deal Brexit warning for UK drivers – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters If UK motorists plan to drive abroad after 29 March, they need to act soon or risk breaking the law. That’s because a no-deal Brexit would leave drivers needing to have a Green Card to prove they have insurance. EU regulations will hit businesses and individuals. They will also apply to anyone […]

Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit – Minneapolis Star Tribune

DUNSTABLE, England — Brexit has British business owners on edge — and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and warehousing company outside London. Lovespace, which collects boxes from customers, stores them and then returns the goods when needed, says revenue from businesses doubled over the past year and inquiries quadrupled as enterprises large […]

Average UK car mileage falls again on back of higher petrol prices – The Guardian

Average UK car mileage falls again on back of higher petrol prices – The Guardian

A major analysis of 23m MOT tests has revealed that the average distance driven each year in cars in the UK has fallen again, down 10% from a decade ago. Anonymised data on every MOT test in Britain, released by the Department for Transport, shows that cars travelled an average of 7,134 miles in 2017, […]

Brexit: How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU? – BBC News

Brexit: How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU? – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Trips across the Channel won’t be the same for Britons and EU citizens The UK government’s Brexit withdrawal deal offers temporary guarantees for Britons living elsewhere in the EU and EU citizens in the UK. But it still requires approval by the UK Parliament and European Parliament to become law. […]

Gambling addiction: Flaws exposed in online self-exclusion scheme – BBC News

Gambling addiction: Flaws exposed in online self-exclusion scheme – BBC News

Image copyright LeoPatrizi Image caption Gambling addicts can self-exclude themselves from online betting sites The head of a scheme designed to help problem gamblers says she is “deeply concerned” after an investigation found people were able to cheat the system. More than 50,000 people have signed up to GamStop, which was launched in April 2018 […]

The puzzle of how many Brits abroad there really are – BBC News

The puzzle of how many Brits abroad there really are – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The phrase “Brits abroad” often conjures up images of retirees enjoying the sun. But the reality is far more complex and even something of a puzzle. Official figures suggest there are about three-quarters-of-a-million Britons living in the EU and that the majority are not retirees but workers – many of them […]

'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson – thejournal.ie

'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson – thejournal.ie

‘She broke free and came home’: UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson  thejournal.ie Jeremy Hunt was responding to questions from a Labour MP who compared Brexit no-deal preparations to The Invisible Chain. Source link

UK has ‘red flagged’ 4,600 sellers for tax evasion on marketplaces like Amazon in 2 years – TechCrunch

UK has ‘red flagged’ 4,600 sellers for tax evasion on marketplaces like Amazon in 2 years – TechCrunch

Sites like Amazon and eBay have made it very compelling for consumers to buy online rather than in stores, in part because prices are very competitive and in many cases cheaper than what buyers might find in traditional retailers. But in the U.K., it turns out that some of those low prices are in part […]

Jaguar Land Rover to cut up to 5,000 jobs – BBC News

Jaguar Land Rover to cut up to 5,000 jobs – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will today announce it is cutting up to 5,000 jobs from its 40,000 strong UK workforce. Management, marketing and administrative roles are expected to be hardest hit, but some production staff may also be affected. The layoffs are part of a £2.5bn cost-cutting plan amid what industry […]

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