UK Economics

David Davis's Customs Union Plan Is 'Fantasy', Says European Parliament's Brexit Spokesman

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

UK plans to enter into a customs partnership with the EU after 2019 have been dismissed as “fantasy” by the European Parliament’s Brexit coordin...

David Davis Says Temporary Customs Union With EU Could Last For Two Years

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

David Davis has said he wants a temporary customs arrangement with the EU to last for two years after Brexit as he insisted the negotiation with Bruss...

Government Backs Away From Hard Brexit As It Seeks 'Customs Partnership' With The EU

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Politics

UPDATE: David Davis’s Customs Union Plan Is ‘Fantasy’, Says European Parliament’s Brexit Spokesman The UK’s customs rules could still be imp...

Donald Trump's Vision Of A Post-Brexit Trade Deal Could Be Very Bad For Britain

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.08.2017 | UK

“Brexit has caused a lot of uncertainty, a lot of confusion,” Emanuel Adam, director of trade and policy at British American Business, says. Last ...

GM's Tiny Electric Car Costs $5,000 And Has A 100-Mile Range

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Tech

Tesla might have been stealing the headlines with its ‘affordable’ Model 3 but as it turns out General Motors had something rather special hidden ...

Labour MP Chris Williamson Blames 'Violent Neoliberalism' For Grenfell Tower Fire

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

Labour MP Chris Williamson has published a video blaming the “violent ideology of neoliberalism” for the Grenfell Tower fire. The shadow fire min...

Huge Scale Of Modern Slavery And Human Trafficking In UK Laid Bare In 'Deeply Troubling' Report

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Politics

Modern slavery and human trafficking are affecting “every large town and city in the country”, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said, revealing...

How We As Individuals Can Tackle Climate Change

Phillip Othen | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes the challenge of climate change seems so enormous the natural response is to throw up our hands in despair and assume there’s nothing we c...

Hard Brexit Could Make Your Food Cheaper, Think Tank Says

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.08.2017 | UK

Britain should abolish tariffs on food imports after a hard Brexit to bring down prices that the EU has forced up by “stymying” trade deals, a lea...

Brexit Is Already Hurting The German Economy, Warns Country's Top Business Group

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Politics

Brexit is already damaging Germany’s trade with the UK and it is set to get worse, the European power-house’s leading business group has warned. S...

What Will Happen To Petrol Stations? All Your Questions About The Diesel Ban Answered

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

The government’s announcement that no new petrol or diesel cars and vans will be sold in the UK after 2040 has prompted cautious celebration among m...

The Countries Working Together For A Better Future

Phillip Othen | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

It’s almost too obvious to say that countries benefit from working together, rather than simply in their own narrow national interests. We can see t...

Don't Panic, Electric Cars Are Ready For The Diesel And Petrol Ban And Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Tech

The government’s ban on diesel and petrol cars by 2040 has been met with a mixture of reactions from calls praising it to claims that there needs to...

Liam Fox Claims UK Could 'Survive' Without EU Trade Deal After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK Politics

Liam Fox has said the United Kingdom could “survive” without a new free trade deal with the European Union after Brexit. The international trade s...

David Gauke Denies UK State Pension Age Increase An Attempt To 'Bury Bad News'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Politics

Work and pensions secretary David Gauke has denied he announced an increase in the state pension age on the same day as the BBC released details of ho...

Elon Musk: You Would Only Need One Vast Solar Array To Power The Entire US

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

Elon Musk has revealed what he believes is the best way to proceed with powering the US through sustainable energy. Speaking to the National Governor...

Former White House Social Innovation Director's Advice On How To Start A Social Business

The Huffington Post | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK

If there’s anyone who can talk about social business it’s Sonal Shah. The Mumbai-born American economist served as the director of the office of s...

All New Vehicles Sold In Europe Will Be Electric From 2035

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

By 2035 all vehicles sold in Europe will be electric, at least that’s the prediction made by the major Dutch bank ING. The report predicts a huge in...

Using Uber Is 'Morally Unacceptable', Says Labour's Rebecca Long-Bailey

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Politics

Using Uber is not “morally acceptable” Labour’s shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey has said. Her intervention on Tuesday came as the ...

Zero Hour Contracts 'Could Be Putting Young People's Mental Health At Risk'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Zero hour contracts could be putting young people’s mental health at risk, researchers have warned. A major study of millennials found that those e...

Volvo Will Only Launch Cars With Electric Motors From 2019

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Tech

Volvo, arguably one of the most progressive car manufacturers out there, has done something rather amazing. From 2019, the company will only launch ei...

UK Aid Should Promote Capitalism And Free Trade, Says Ruth Davidson Endorsed Report

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has been urged to put promoting capitalism and free trade at the heart of its international development spending. A report by the Policy E...

Pay Rise For Police Officers Under 'Active Discussion,' Confirms Home Office Minister

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Politics

Handing police officers a pay rise is under “active discussion” within government, the police minister has confirmed. Nick Hurd told MPs today he ...

Tory Public Sector Pay Cap Could End, No.10 Hints

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics

The Tories’ seven-year public sector pay freeze could finally be over after Downing Street declared Theresa May had “heard the message” from vot...

UK Should Drop Tariff Barriers Against EU Even If There's No Brexit Deal, Says Top Australian Diplomat

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics

One of the UK’s closest allies has urged Theresa May not to put up trade tariffs against the EU, even if Brexit talks end without a deal being struc...