Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

UK will be marginalised if it votes to stay in the EU

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

The biggest certainty ahead of the EU referendum is that Britain will be marginalised by the eurozone if it votes to stay in (more…)

IoD warns against politicising trade figures

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The UK’s trade deficit narrowed very slightly in February, official figures showed [1]. Allie Renison, Head of Trade Policy at the Institute of Directors, welcomed the news, (more…)

Low-income workers urged to claim tax credits before universal credit arrives

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Across the country the one million people in low-paid jobs who have yet to apply for tax credits should hurry up and do so before it’s too late and universal credit arrives in their area (more…)

Labour releases new data revealing fewer than one in four under-35s set to own a home by 2020

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The Labour Party has branded government attempts to address plummeting home-ownership as “a complete failure” as new figures project that fewer than one in four under-35s (more…)

Two-thirds of European Commission trade agreements result in a decline in UK trade growth

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Most trade agreements entered by the European Commission are followed by a decline in export growth between Britain and the partner nation (more…)

New poll shows ‘generation gap’ in EU referendum debate, warn campaigners

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

The Electoral Reform Society are warning of a ‘worrying generation gap’ in the public’s interest in the EU referendum (more…)

Northern Powerhouse can fast-track business growth

Friday, April 1st, 2016

By Ken Wilson, chairman of Ken Wilson & Associates (KWA)

The Northern Powerhouse is high on the political and economic agenda and a source of great debate among local businesses. (more…)

What Brexit means for the UK’s 1,500 Vaping Businesses

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The 1,500 vaping shops that have appeared on the British high street could vanish just as suddenly as they appeared when controversial new EU legislation comes into force on May 19th. (more…)

Green Party calls for parliament to be recalled to discuss Tata steel crisis

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

• Lucas: “Opposition parties need to collectively step up to the plate vacated by Tory ministers

• Bennett: “The Green Party stands ready to get behind an appropriate government-led solution(more…)

Council building programme needed to tackle homes shortage – new report

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The government could substantially overcome the housing shortage with a single capital investment of less than £20 billion (more…)

The Benefits of Open Educational Resources: How They've Changed Education

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Knowledge is in a state of constant change and expansion. It can be difficult to keep up. (more…)

UKIP Employment Spokeswoman says Education Secretary is a disingenuous mouthpiece for Project Fear

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

UKIP Employment Spokeswoman Jane Collins MEP has blasted Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, branding her "A disingenuous mouthpiece for Project Fear". (more…)