Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

Teacher shortage fears amidst Brexit uncertainty

New statistics reveal there is a worrying shortage of teachers across the country, as the uncertainty of Brexit deters European teachers from working in the UK. With 57% of British schools historically relying on European teachers, data from the 2017/18 Education Policy Institute report found that there has been a...

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Small businesses round against disorderly ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Small businesses round against disorderly ‘No Deal’ Brexit

A ‘No Deal’ Brexit would disproportionately affect small businesses in the UK, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). The warning comes attached with new research that reveals the consequences for small businesses if they are faced with any form of customs declarations post Brexit. FSB’s new research found...

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What does the Irish border issue mean for law firms?

What does the Irish border issue mean for law firms?

Reporting by Simran Malhi Theresa May’s visit to Northern Ireland last week came after she gave a legal guarantee that there will be no customs border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom after Brexit. The Prime Minister declared at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall, “the economic and constitutional...

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Legal backlash over Vote Leave

Legal backlash over Vote Leave

Whistleblowers have levied accusations that Vote Leave broke electoral law during the Brexit referendum. The Electoral Commission have accused Vote Leave of exceeding their spending limit, not accounting for all invoices and receipts, providing inaccurate figures for their campaign expenditure and not following protocol for a statutory notice. The allegations...

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Brains vs beauty: Love Island special

Brains vs beauty: Love Island special

Love Island has been the talk of the masses since it started two weeks ago. The show aims to help contestants find love, with the winning couple winning £50,000. When money is involved in a show attempting to help people find love, it is slightly concerning. It defies the main...

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SMEs likely to be worst affected by Brexit

SMEs likely to be worst affected by Brexit

In the crowded atrium of the East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, the annual Business Funding Show is underway. Scores of business owners and start-up CEOs have set up their respective stands before bee lining towards their intended targets. As they introduce themselves to one another, hands are shaken and business cards...

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Corbyn promises to muzzle City of London

Corbyn promises to muzzle City of London

In a speech to the EEF manufacturers’ organisation on Tuesday, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn demanded a “fundamental rethink” on the finance sector and how it is regulated. Corbyn declared that finance should be the “servant of industry, not the masters of us all”, promising to give the government new powers to...

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Bank of England says Brexit could cost 75000 jobs

Bank of England says Brexit could cost 75000 jobs

The Bank of England has told financial firms to prepare for a no-deal Brexit which may lead to 75000 job losses in the sector. The predicted number comes from an anticipated scenario where financial services lose their right to trade across the EU after the UK has experienced a ‘hard...

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Juncker delivers robust State of Union Address

Juncker delivers robust State of Union Address

Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, announced this morning that the “wind is back in Europe’s sails” and that the economy was “bouncing back” after a difficult two years for the bloc. The atmosphere in the crowded parliamentary chamber was decidedly more upbeat than previous years as Juncker...

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EU freedom of movement to end by 2019, says Lewis

EU freedom of movement to end by 2019, says Lewis

Freedom of movement within the EU will end when the UK leave Europe, says immigration minister Brandon Lewis. The minister confirmed today, 27th July, that freedom of movement and labour would come to end by Spring 2019. “Free movement of labor ends when we leave the European Union in the...

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