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OFCOM is ready to crackdown on long-standing rip-offs affecting millions of phone and broadband customers, who are automatically charged with higher tariffs when their original contracts expire, with a simple text message. By Alice Scarsi. PUBLISHED: 16:46, Sat, Apr 28, 2018 | UPDATED: 16:58, Sat, Apr 28, 2018. 0.
Interestingly enough, it's not British-owned mining consortiums getting in on the new metals boom on UK soil. These firms prefer to work at a much larger scale to drive overall costs down and alleviate the risk that comes along with smaller projects. Among the six or so companies looking into the Cornwall ...

Three major pharmaceutical companies are searching for new UK offices, quelling fears that the country's exit from the European Union will force businesses to relocate elsewhere, limiting future research and development in Britain. Swiss company Novartis is hunting for a new base for its British staff in the ...
Exclusive: The CBI warns Liam Fox's Brexit trade plans could bankrupt British companies ... UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has promised to roll-over Britain's existing deals with non-EU countries, as part of its EU membership, the "second after" Brexit. ... Some export-reliant companies could literally go bankrupt.
The number of requests from U.K. businesses to guarantee the correct tariffs apply to their EU imports and exports hasn't risen since Britain's referendum in ... In a survey of 300 companies, published January 2018, the Confederation of British Industry said that just over half had examined different Brexit ...
Coca-Cola (KO) said that while the pact was unique to the United Kingdom, it has similar targets in other markets. The environmental group said it hopes that more companies and organizations will join the pact, and that their efforts will spark similar initiatives in other global markets. Plastic, with its low cost ...

Amazon is sponsoring the hugely popular U.K. TV show "The Great British Bake Off" in a deal reportedly worth £5 million ($7.03 million), broadcaster Channel 4 announced. ... Online companies are valuable to British TV, spending £682 million on TV advertising 2017, the most of any type of business.
It is a motto that could be pinned to the wall of many UK businesses in the countdown to Brexit. There is obviously still uncertainty, ... The company was bought by the Japanese corporation Nidec after the Brexit vote and manufactures variable speed drives, which are used on production lines. It exports 98% of its products, ...
The British government said this week that it would review the cases of 700 Russians who were granted visas to live in Britain largely because they could invest ... Britain has some of Europe's loosest rules for allowing foreign money into its banking system and for putting assets into corporations without ...
British businesses have been warned to brace for a severe workforce crisis triggered by Brexit, with the number of workers entering employment ... in the 10 years to 2015 to 2.4% six years after Britain leaves the EU at the end of March 2019, underscoring businesses' fears over a potential labour shortage.
Too many of the UK's biggest companies are burying their heads in the sand when it comes to looming pension liabilities, retirement experts have warned. ... Retirement consultancy JLT Employment Benefits has said that although the pension deficits weighing down FTSE 100 businesses fell £15bn in the ...
One of the key trends in advertising today is “marketing effectiveness” – how to maximise marketing ROI through planning, media strategy, creativity, technology and automation. The UK Department for International Trade has been working with the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA) to promote ...
It had been used by over 40 construction companies to vet prospective staff. Many were logged for raising safety concerns and were subsequently denied future employment. The blacklist also included details of workers' political views, competence, and trade union activities. BSG secretary Dave Smith said ...
In a paper published in the Economic Analysis and Policy journal, Labor's shadow assistant treasurer finds that companies paying an effective tax rate of less than 25% are shedding jobs while those paying 25% or ... “We must do everything we can to enable Australian businesses to compete,” he said.
More than 4,000 UK firms have a presence in Dubai, which is home to more than 120,000 British expats. Although British companies are unlikely to move their complete operations to Dubai, many companies are taking advantage of the city's strategic location to trade with markets in Middle East, Asia and ...
Around 3,700 companies have revealed their gender pay gap on the Government Equalities website, but with only 10 days before the cut-off around 5,300 are yet to do so. Hilsenrath said 25% of the 9,000 companies that by law must report their gender pay gap before the deadline had yet to register to do ...
New research from Dell Technologies has found that businesses in the UK are trailing behind 12 other global countries currently investing in technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and other high-performance technologies such as flash storage, required to support many other new ...

There has been a significant rise in the number of banks and finance firms in the top 20 most sought after companies to work for in the UK, according to a new ranking out today from LinkedIn. The list is compiled through looking at the actions taken by LinkedIn's 25m UK members, considering data such as ...
IBM has launched a voice-powered digital assistant along the lines of Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, but aimed at allowing businesses to provide such ... Instead, the company is offering it to third parties such as rental car companies and hotels, saying they can use it to provide smart services to their ...
Social media giant Facebook faced new investigations Tuesday in both Britain and the United States about the vast troves of information compiled by the ... with Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix in which he claimed to have used "a web of shadowy front companies" to influence elections.
After a year-long trial in the US, Instagram is spreading its 'shoppable' tags to eight other countries in advance of a potential global rollout. As of today, Instagram has opened up its in-app Shopping feature to businesses in Australia, the UK, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, making it easier ...
Time's almost up for the UK's biggest companies to publish their gender pay gap, but so far only a third have done so. Two weeks before the deadline, more than 6,000 companies have not disclosed the average difference between what they pay male and female employees. Noncompliant companies face ...
From large corporates to new start-ups, from food and drink to architecture, collaboration between UK and APAC businesses of every kind has never been stronger. The GREAT Innovation in Action Awards, a new initiative by the UK's Department for International Trade in 2018, are a celebration of these ...
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a stalwart of British life and culture and one of the world's leading broadcasters that aims to "inform, educate and entertain" with its services across television, radio and online. Founded in 1922, the BBC is funded primarily through a license fee although it is ...


 

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