7 scariest challenges facing the British economy, according to analysts

Once Britain recovered from the worst of the crippling damage done by the financial crisis, the economy started to tick along at a reasonable pace. Since June 2016, however, when Britain voted to take itself out of the European Union, volatility and political intrigue have returned to the country’s macroeconomic picture. Britain now faces a […]

Over half of UK businesses ‘lack confidence’ in government on Brexit

More than half of business leaders lack confidence in the government to conduct Brexit negotiations, a survey has revealed. Some 54% of 3,000 businesses polled by business finance firm MarketInvoice said the government had lost its way in talks with Brussels and that Brexit Secretary David Davis lacked preparedness, while only 5% felt he was […]

Murdochs warn UK a delay to Sky-Fox deal could hit inward investment

James and Lachlan Murdoch urged the British government to let their company buy pay-TV group Sky (SKYB.L), saying on Wednesday that further delays to the $15 billion deal could sour the climate for foreign investment in Britain after Brexit. The Murdochs’ Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) was dealt a blow last month when Britain’s media secretary, […]