A University of Birmingham study examined the degree to which EU regions were exposed to the possible negative trade-related consequences of Britain’s departure and found areas in the Midlands and north of England, many of which voted for Brexit, had the greatest exposure.
Leicestershire grant funding adviser Cresco is opening a new office in Galway. Cresco, which has its head office is at the Advanced Technology Innovation Centre at Loughborough University Science Park, are experts in securing grant funding for technology-based clients.
Up to 500 jobs are at risk at a manufacturing plant in Stamford which is set to close. Unite regional officer Scott Lennon described the announced as “terrible news for the workers”. He said the company appeared to be blaming the state of the UK economy and Brexit for the decision.
In the first employment survey to be published since the General Election, employers in the East of England have shown a decline in hiring optimism, according to ManpowerGroup, the world’s workforce experts. ‘Slamming the door shut will leave us seriously exposed,’ says James Hick, ManpowerGroup Solutions Managing Director.
Data from a recent survey by business sales agency Bizdaq has found that 529,000 of those 1.4 million jobs will be at risk in the next 12 months as businesses close at “an alarming rate”. A further 510,000 business owners say that they are planning to sell their companies.
Abraham Lincoln’s “think anew, act anew”, included in a letter he wrote to Congress, are the theme of the Convention on Brexit and the Political Crash, two days of debate, analysis and scrutiny on 12 and 13 May that will look at the threat to the liberal consensus in the west, as well as the...