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British Restaurants Are Battling a Staff Crisis, Worsened by Brexit

New York Times
The problem is not just Britain’s stricter immigration rules. Other workers, in Britain and elsewhere, have left the hospitality industry looking for more stable employment, said Kate Shoesmith, the deputy chief executive of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, which represents recruitment companies and agencies. Daily Business Briefing Updated  June 11,......

British watchdog plans investigation into Amazon’s use of data – FT

Reuters
An Amazon logo is seen at its centre in Darlington, County Durham, Britain September 3, 2020. REUTERS/Lee Smith/File Photo Britain’s competition watchdog is planning a formal competition investigation into e-commerce company Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing three unidentified people familiar with the situation. The Competition......

British tourists scramble to return from Portugal to meet a new quarantine deadline.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here British tourists scrambled to leave Portugal over the weekend in order to beat a Tuesday deadline for a new quarantine imposed by the British government on those returning from Portugal over concerns about a dangerous virus variant. Britain......

British exports worth billions have faced EU tariffs since Brexit

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57282379 Although exports began to recover from a massive drop in January, over the quarter, the Observatory calculated that, of the worst affected sectors, textiles saw exports fall 63%, food suffered a 36% drop, and the automotive industry saw exports down 20%. BBC – For more and to sign up......

India’s JSW Steel examining bid for Gupta’s British business -sources

Reuters
India’s largest steel producer, JSW Steel, is considering a bid to buy Liberty Steel in Britain as well as mills elsewhere, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as would-be buyers circle Sanjeev Gupta’s global commodities empire. JSW’s interest, which extends to plants including Gupta’s Adhunik steel mill in......

Young British people want to ditch the monarchy, poll suggests

Reuters
The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire guns from the East Lawn of Windsor Castle during the funeral of Britain’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, who died at the age of 99, in Windsor, Britain, April 17, 2021. Corporal Cameron Eden/UK Ministry of Defence/Handout via REUTERS Young people in......

Rescued British yachtsman lands in Sydney’s COVID-19 quarantine

Reuters
A British yachtsman has been placed in mandatory coronavirus quarantine in a hotel in downtown Sydney after being rescued from his sinking craft in rough waters, Australian police said on Sunday. Australian media said the 40-year-old was sailing to Sydney from Tahiti. Police in New South Wales said they launched......

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