UK Immigration: Skilled Foreign Workers Give UK Economy £210bn Boost
Skilled foreign workers give the UK economy a £210bn boost, and their presence is making an increasingly important contribution to the country's professional workforce, according to Lloyds Bank. The research, which was conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) on behalf of Lloyds Bank, explained that over the past 10 years the total number of non-UK-born individuals in ...
UK manufacturing growth 'slows'
Activity in the UK's manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 14 months in August, a survey finds, while a separate study also suggests a slowdown.
UK manufacturing growth ebbs, denting hopes for balanced recovery
* UK manufacturing PMI hits 14-month low * Ukraine, weak euro zone economy hit demand * Consumer lending picks up in July - BoE LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Britain's manufacturing revival slowed sharply last month as the Ukraine crisis crimped demand from abroad, further denting hopes for a more balanced economic recovery.
UK airstrikes and mass celebrity hack - the papers
UK airstrikes question and the mass celebrity hack
UK businesses 'want new EU deal'
Most British businesses want the UK to renegotiate its relationship with the EU, according to a British Chambers of Commerce survey.
Young people debate UK's future
As Scotland's independence referendum draws nearer, young people from across the UK are meeting in Cardiff Bay to consider the future of the union.
PM may block return of UK jihadists
British-born jihadists in Iraq and Syria could be temporarily banned from returning to the UK under new plans being considered by the government, the BBC understands.
UK's terror threat level raised
The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.
UK Industry Export Orders Hit Euro Headwinds
There is increasing evidence that the UK's economic recovery is coming under pressure from outside influences. The report highlighted concerns that UK industry was not immune to the impact of the conflict between Ukraine and Russia - a stand-off that has already resulted in tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and the West. The sanctions have already been blamed for knocking confidence and ...
How might a currency change affect UK?
Five ways a Scotland currency change could affect rest of UK