Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

“Leaver” consumer confidence down slightly after Article 50 triggered

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

“Strong support” for Brexit among leavers has steadily declined

Consumers expect price rises in every major category of goods – from groceries to cars to housing 


Should healthcare professionals breach confidentiality when a patient is unfit to drive?

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Expert calls for law of compulsory disclosure to extend to patients deemed unfit to drive or fly (more…)

Updated mortality projections show life expectancy falling again

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Willis Towers Watson says that the life expectancy assumptions used by many pension schemes are likely to fall, following updates to a model commonly used to project future mortality rates. (more…)

Every £1 spent on public health in UK saves average of £14

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Every £1 spent on public health in UK saves average of £14

Cuts to public health budgets set to cost NHS and wider economy “billions (more…)

New sentence for ‘Marine A’ a victory for justice says UKIP's Mike Hookem

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire MEP welcomes reduction in sentence to seven years for ‘Marine A’ and calls for changes in the way court martial tribunals are run in the future (more…)

The UK’s potential trillion euro counter-claim against the EU

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

High-stakes negotiations over Britain’s future liabilities to the EU should be entered with an ambitious counter-claim against the EU (more…)

Households could be left with just £50,000 to see them through retirement

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Average household spends half a million pounds in run up to retirement, leaving just £50,000 of available income to save or invest for the future (more…)

UK Triggers Article 50 – Investment Company Managers Comment

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

On Wednesday 29 March Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon will be triggered, formally notifying the EU that the UK intends to withdraw from membership and starting the clock for leaving negotiations. (more…)

Legislation not the answer on parental leave says UKIP

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Margot Parker MEP has said legislation is not the key which would unlock the gender pay gap when it came to paid parental leave for fathers. (more…)

New £1 Coin Becomes Legal Tender

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The new £1 coin becomes legal tender from Tuesday 28 March. The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country (more…)

Beyond the Politics: European investment opportunities amid political turmoil

Monday, March 27th, 2017

By Michelle McGrade, chief investment officer of TD Direct Investing

On Wednesday, 29 March the world’s eyes will be back on Europe as Article 50 is triggered (more…)

Article 50 will be triggered on 29 March – what then for investors?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The passing of the Brexit Bill through Parliament will enable Theresa May to formally write to the European Union and trigger Article 50 on 29 March (more…)