Brexit Risk Sparks UK Gold Rush

Adrian Ash | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Politics
Adrian Ash

The Brexit debate has sparked a surge in the number of UK investors choosing to buy gold or defence. Whatever you think of staying or leaving, that looks a smart move as the uncertainty rises.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: It's Reshuffle Monday

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday 14 July 2014... ** GERMANY ARE THE WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS! ** 1) IT'S RESHUFFLE MONDAY Dave is gettin...

FTSE 100 Set For New High As It Marks 30th Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Britain's leading share index, the FTSE 100, marks its 30th anniversary today as forecasts suggest it will soar to record highs this year and smash th...

Overcoming the Charity Woman Cliché

Michelle Wright | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Wright

The charity sector is taking a bit of a battering at the moment, not least in relation to polarised arguments about pay, but also a lack of professional recognition and poor career paths that can often be criticised for not supporting talent.

Money Markets In Turmoil Again

PA | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

Turbulence on global stock markets has continued amid concerns over an end to economic stimulus in the United States and an unfolding credit crunch in...

Are We Too Afraid to Leave Work on Time?

Daniel E. Browne | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel E. Browne

Presenteeism is a well established practice in the management consultancy and legal professions where the workforce, being billed by the hour, are incentivised to work longer. But is the rest of the working population now too afraid to leave work on time?

Consensus in the Boardroom?

Simon Atkinson | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Atkinson

Britain's latest depressing GDP figures prompted me to go back and take a second look at Ipsos MORI's latest Captains of Industry survey. This is an annual barometer, tracking the mood in Britain's boardooms.

Male, Pale and Stale: The Gender Gap in the UK's Leading Roles

Anna Claeys | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Politics
Anna Claeys

The current system continues to leave women severely underrepresented in the top job - this is an issue not just for women, but for our economy and society as a whole.

Stock Markets Slump Across Europe Amid Violent Protests

PA | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK

Stock markets slumped across Europe today as mounting concerns over Spain and fresh strike action in Greece sent investors heading for the exit. Lo...

UK Markets Set For Jubilee Hangover As FTSE Set To Plummet

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Weak economic data on the continent highlighted the underlying problems in the eurozone today, setting up the London market for a Diamond Jubilee hang...

FTSE Loses £80bn In One Week

PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

The eurozone storm showed no signs of clearing tonight as fears over Spain and Greece saw £80bn wiped from the value of London's leading shares index...

Stock Market Takes £26 Billion Hit

PA | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK

Nervous traders wiped £26 billion from the value of London's leading shares index as eurozone fears returned to haunt world markets on Tuesday, Th...

FTSE 100 Suffers Losses Over Renewed Eurozone Debt Crisis Fears

PA | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

Unsettled investors moved cautiously around the London market today after renewed fears over the eurozone debt crisis triggered a massive sell-off acr...

Spanish Debt Turns Global Markets Jittery

PA | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

Rising fears about Spain's economy combined with worries that growth is slowing in the US triggered a sell-off on world markets on Tuesday. Spain's...

Eurozone Crisis Live Blog: Cracks In The Plan Start To Show

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK

The main headlines in the UK on Thursday morning suggest that Britain is looking to continue with its blocking strategy on EU reform by reaching out t...

FTSE 100 Plunges On News Of Greek Bailout Referendum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK

The FTSE 100 plunged by 2.2% on Tuesday morning following news that Greece plans to hold a referendum on a proposed eurozone bailout. European mark...

Markets React To Potential Three Trillion Euro 'Rescue Plan'

PA | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- London's blue chip shares have made nervous gains in a volatile session as traders digested a possible three trillion euro plan t...

Financial Markets Volatile As Pressure Mounts On Eurozone Leaders

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK

Shares in French and German banks have risen by up to 10 per cent as traders digested a proposed three trillion euro (£2.6 trillion) rescue package f...

FTSE 100 Up By 1% After Day Of Turmoil

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Shell-shocked investors have been given some respite after the City's worst trading session in nearly three years. An uneasy c...

City Braced For More Market Turmoil

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- London's leading shares index is braced for another rocky day after panic over the state of the global economy triggered its bigg...

FTSE 100 Makes Biggest Fall Since November 2008 As Global Markets Plunge

Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

UK shares plunged in the biggest points fall since the economic crisis of November 2008, amid fears of a global recession. The FTSE 100 Index close...

World Markets Slump Amid Recession Fears

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- World markets have slumped as fears of a global recession were reignited by a gloomy outlook from America's central bank. T...

How the TUC Should Move Forward

John Tizard | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Politics
John Tizard

Specific cuts and proposals for cuts to services need to be analysed in order to inform the counter-argument. Trade union resources can be applied to this so that campaigns are based on more than rhetoric.

FTSE Seen Opening Higher

Reuters | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK

The FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen leaping 140-146 points, or 2.9 percent higher, at its open on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers, returning i...

World Stocks Near 11-Month Low On Recession Fears

Reuters | Posted 21.10.2011 | UK

World stocks fell towards a recent 11-month low on Monday while the euro and oil prices slipped as concerns about a global economic downturn prompted ...