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poundworld threatens closure of UK stores
A large number of jobs are in danger as the high street chain store Poundworld have declared the chain is available to be purchased as they stop a safeguard intend to help the chain.
Brexit and Benefits
A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with the EU.
Both the UK and the EU need to approve and sign the withdrawal agreement. They will then start to negotiate new arrangements. There would be a transition period to prepare for new rules.
The UK could still leave with no deal if the withdrawal agreement is not approved by 31 January 2020, or at the end of a transition period.
Find out what you, your family, or your business should do to be prepared if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
Impact Of Brexit On Benefits and Universal Credit
Well we already know Brexit will have an effect on a wide range of aspects of our life including travel, the cost of goods and the availability of many items – however it is worth noting that the true impact of leaving the EU without an agreement will not be known until after the departure date of 29 March 2019
Coronavirus action plan
a guide to what you can expect across the UK
The current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, which began in December 2019, presents a significant challenge for the entire world.
The UK government and the devolved administrations, including the health and social care systems, have planned extensively over the years for an event like this, and the UK is therefore well prepared to respond in a way that offers substantial protection to the public.
Hundreds of job losses as Mothercare plan to close 50 stores around the UK.
British high street chain store Mothercare is to close 50 of its stores across the UK in a radical new restructuring plan to try and save the mother and baby products retailer.
Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs in Sunderland
Hundreds of workers at Nissan's Sunderland plant will lose their jobs.There are fears that employees among the 7,000 strong workforce, will be laid off following a decline in demand for diesel cars. Around a quarter of the cars made at the site, run on diesel. Nissan has said they will speak to staff about leaving the company on a voluntary basis.
Rise of robots heralds end of theroad for UK call centre staff
Some days the robot future feels nearer than others. At the yearly Google designer celebration in California a week ago, the tech goliath wowed the gathering of people with the dialect aptitudes of its virtual aide programming, now so familiar it can make calls without the beneficiary understanding the voice does not have a place with a human.