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UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

NEW DELHI: UK companies are upbeat about doing business in India, with 56 per cent of them saying it is getting easier to do business in India and their perception about corruption being a barrier to operating in India seeing a sharp drop, according to a report. The UK India Business Council’s fifth annual Doing Business in India report [...]

November 15, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

Tata Motors President and CTO Timothy Leverton quits, to move back to UK

Tata Motors President and CTO Timothy Leverton quits, to move back to UK

Tata Motors on Monday said its President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Timothy Leverton has resigned, after nearly seven years of association with the automaker. Leverton has decided to disengage from his services in the organisation as he wishes to relocate back to the UK for personal reasons, Tata Motors said in a statement. He [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Motors President and CTO Timothy Leverton quits, to move back to UK

UK wage growth after inflation almost disappears in three months to February

UK wage growth after inflation almost disappears in three months to February

British pay growth after accounting for inflation almost disappeared completely in the three months to February, the clearest evidence yet that households are feeling the strain of rising prices as Brexit negotiations begin. Workers’ total earnings including bonuses rose by an annual 2.3 percent in the three months to February, unchanged from the previous period, [...]

April 12, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on UK wage growth after inflation almost disappears in three months to February

UK TO ACTIVELY HELP INDUSTRY AS COUNTRY LEAVES EU

UK TO ACTIVELY HELP INDUSTRY AS COUNTRY LEAVES EU

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s leader is pledging to help U.K. industry grow and compete as the country prepares to leave the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May plans to unveil her “modern industrial strategy” on Monday, saying the government must provide an environment that will create well-paying jobs throughout Britain if the country is to [...]

January 23, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on UK TO ACTIVELY HELP INDUSTRY AS COUNTRY LEAVES EU

Theresa May: UK cannot keep ‘bits’ of EU membership

Theresa May: UK cannot keep ‘bits’ of EU membership

The UK cannot expect to hold on to “bits” of its membership after leaving the EU, Theresa May has said. The prime minister’s comments come as the government prepares to begin talks on Brexit, including whether the UK stays in the European single market. She told Sky News her approach was not “muddled”, following criticism [...]

January 8, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Theresa May: UK cannot keep ‘bits’ of EU membership

PM May says to be ‘unashamedly pro-business’ as UK leaves EU

PM May says to be ‘unashamedly pro-business’ as UK leaves EU

The British government will be “unashamedly pro-business” as it seeks to forge the country’s future role outside the European Union, but business must also act responsibly, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Monday. In a speech at Mansion House in the City of London financial district, May will say Britain must be the strongest [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on PM May says to be ‘unashamedly pro-business’ as UK leaves EU

Brexit court defeat for UK government

Brexit court defeat for UK government

Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court has ruled. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – beginning formal exit negotiations with the EU – on its own. Theresa May says the referendum – and existing ministerial powers – [...]

November 3, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Brexit court defeat for UK government

UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

With almost 50,000 Indian students in the European Union (EU) right now, Europe is the second preferred destination of Indian students wishing to study abroad. Tomasz Kozlowski, European Union ambassador to India, talks about funding programmes for Indians and EU’s plan to collaborate with the Indian government and other agencies. Excerpts from an interview. Why [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on UK preferred, but Indians seriously exploring EU study destinations

UK moves to ‘active cyber-defence’

UK moves to ‘active cyber-defence’

Britain is moving towards more active defence in cyberspace, the head of the UK’s new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has said. Speaking in Washington, Ciaran Martin was giving his first public comments as the chief executive of the NCSC. The centre, which launches next month, will absorb existing roles such as protecting government and [...]

September 16, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on UK moves to ‘active cyber-defence’

Uber starts mapping UK city streets

Uber starts mapping UK city streets

Uber is collecting street images for its own maps of the UK cities in which it operates, starting with London. Its mapping cars are being sent out on to the capital’s roads from today. The firm said while existing maps were “a good starting point” it hoped to be able to identify the best pick-up [...]

September 16, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Uber starts mapping UK city streets

UK services sector rebounds as companies shrug off Brexit vote shock

UK services sector rebounds as companies shrug off Brexit vote shock

Britain’s services sector enjoyed a record rise last month, as companies shrugged off the initial shock of the vote to leave the EU, according to a survey of business activity that adds to signs the economy has escaped recession in the immediate aftermath of the referendum. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (pdf) for August rose [...]

September 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on UK services sector rebounds as companies shrug off Brexit vote shock

UK manufacturing stages surprise rebound as Brexit shock fades – business live

UK manufacturing stages surprise rebound as Brexit shock fades – business live

UK will continue to attract investment, chancellor says Philip Hammond, the new(ish) chancellor, says Britain will remain an outward-looking country, attractive to foreign companies: In a statement released to coincide with a visit to Jaguar Land Rover (owned by India’s Tata), he said: As an outward-looking country, we will continue to attract companies to invest [...]

September 1, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on UK manufacturing stages surprise rebound as Brexit shock fades – business live