Business and Economic News




Low-skilled workers to be denied visas under immigration shake-up

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 23:19:00 +0000

The UK's post-Brexit immigration system will deny visas to low-skilled workers, the government has said.





New immigration system looks a lot like the old one

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:07:00 +0000

It is, depending on who you listen to, one of the most dramatic revolutions in Britain's immigration system.





Laura Ashley secures loan to ease worries over funding

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:28:00 +0000

Laura Ashley says it has agreed a deal to secure its immediate funding requirements - days after the retailer warned on its future.





Google profiting from illegal weapon sales

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:02:00 +0000

Google is profiting from the illegal online trade of weapons including stun guns and pepper sprays, which are being advertised and delivered to offenders in the UK.





Axminster Carpets rescue bid floored by collapse

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:56:00 +0000

One of Britain's most famous carpet-makers has collapsed into administration, threatening the 265 year-old royal warrant-holder’s survival prospects.





EU tells PM trade talks 'different ball game' to Canada deal

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:50:00 +0000

The EU has downplayed Boris Johnson's chances of securing his favoured post-Brexit trade relationship with the bloc.





Trump's pardon for junk bond king who chased American Dream

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:11:00 +0000

Few people have had a career quite like Michael Milken.





Fuel prices push inflation to unexpected six-month high

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:23:00 +0000

The rate of Consumer Price Index inflation increased to 1.8% in January from 1.3% in December, the Office for National Statistics has said.





Would you qualify for UK entry under the new immigration system?

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 10:15:00 +0000

The government has unveiled details of its new immigration system, which will come into force on 1 January next year.





Bloomberg vows to sell company if elected president

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:04:00 +0000

Michael Bloomberg will sell the company that made him a billionaire if he is elected president, his campaign has said.