Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Economy News

Ryanair offers last-minute talks with union in bid to stop Christmas pilot strike

Ryanair has offered to conduct last-minute talks with an Irish pilots' union in a bid to stave off a threatened pre-Christmas strike.  The budget carrier, which is...

Brexit: UK public are becoming more pessimistic over economic impact of EU withdrawal, finds...

The British public has become more pessimistic about the economic impact of Brexit, a major new survey for the Bank of England has found. A survey by...

By 2030, our relationship with Europe will be repaired – it will be as...

Sometimes it is easier to see what might happen in the future if you look 10 or 20 years ahead, rather than 10 or 20 months....

Another referendum about Brexit can never work because they’re a tool unfit for democracy

The MPs who are tweeting about having taken back control having defeated the Government on the need for a “meaningful vote” in Parliament may be congratulating...

Babcock wins 10-year contract to supply Sellafield nuclear decommissioning site

Professional services firm Babcock has won a 10-year contract to supply nuclear decommissioning site Sellafield with specialist handling and containment systems to process nuclear material. The London-headquartered...

Alexei Ulyukayev: Putin’s ex-economy minister sentenced to eight years in prison colony for accepting...

Russia’s ex-economics minister, Alexei Ulyukayev, has been found guilty of accepting a bribe and sentenced to eight years in a prison colony, as well as being fined $2m...

Brexit: Treasury Select Committee urges UK to accept EU laws during transition period

An influential committee of MPs has thrown its support behind a Brexit transition agreement that sees EU laws continue to reign supreme, stressing that it would...

Ikea’s taxes to be investigated by European Commission

The European Commission will open an investigation into Ikea's corporate taxes. The Swedish furniture giant has one division based in the Netherlands, which the Commission says may...

Ryanair: why recognising unions makes sense, even to Michael O’Leary

Ever since it was founded in 1985, Ryanair has had some unusual employment practices. Its first aircraft, a 15-seat Brazilian-made propeller plane, was so small that...

BAE Systems agrees £5bn fighter jet deal with Qatar

BAE Systems and Qatar have entered into a contract valued at around £5bn ($6.7bn) for the country to buy 24 Typhoon combat aircraft, the British defence...