Showing posts with category "news"

UK to scrap golden visa scheme for foreign investors

Visas offering foreign investors fast-track residency in the UK are expected to be scrapped amid pressure over UK links to Russia

February 17, 2022
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Millions affected by festive post delays

Millions of people missed important post over Christmas due to pandemic-related Royal Mail delays, Citizens Advice has said.

February 17, 2022
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UK cyber security firms hit record £10.1bn revenue

Britain’s tech sector continues to break records as new government data shows more than 1,800 cyber security firms generated a total of £10.1bn in revenue

February 17, 2022
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Google to stop advert tracking across apps on Android

Google will stop advertisers tracking users across apps on Android smartphones - a significant blow to Meta Platform’s advertising business.

February 17, 2022
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Meta promotes Nick Clegg to be equal to founder Mark Zuckerberg – making former UK deputy PM one of most powerful people in tech

Former leader of Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg has been promoted at Facebook parent Meta - making him one of the most powerful people in tech

February 17, 2022
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Average house price rose by £27,000 last year

House prices rose by 10.8 per cent last year, with the price of the average house up by £27,000 to £275,000, according to official figures.

February 16, 2022
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Wrongly convicted Post Office workers say former bosses should face jail

Former Post Office workers who were among those wrongfully convicted called for the company’s former management to go to jail for their part in the scandal

February 16, 2022
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Britishvolt secures £40m investment for electric vehicle battery factory

The UK startup Britishvolt has gained new investment worth £40m from Glencore in the latest stage in its ambitious plan to build one of the UK’s only large-scale battery factories.

February 16, 2022
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Brexit: huge jump in trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland

The impact of the first year of Brexit on Ireland has been revealed after official data showed cross-border trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland jumped by €2.8bn (£2.3bn) in 2021.

February 16, 2022
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Boohoo forced to drop ‘sexually suggestive’ images by watchdog

A promotion by Boohoo that used “sexually suggestive” has been banned by the UK advertising watchdog for objectifying and sexualisng women.

February 16, 2022
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Lego offers £100m to find innovations tackling ‘global childhood crisis’

Lego is launching a £100m competition to find solutions to make a positive impact on the lives of children in response to the “global early childhood emergency”.

February 16, 2022
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Alitam appoints former MD of Canaccord and HSBC Global Banking

Antony Isaacs, the former MD of HSBC Global Banking and Markets, and leading investment bank Canaccord, joins the Alitam Group to drive forward its transformative multi-billion-pound ‘Pharmacy of t...

February 15, 2022
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