Hundreds of British Gas engineers share their fury

British Gas engineers have shared their fury as hundreds today lost their jobs after refusing to sign up to tougher employment terms under a ‘fire and rehire’ scheme. The energy supplier handed dismissal notices to around 1,000 employees on April 1 following months of controversy over owner Centrica’s plans to up hours and cut higher … Read more

BAFTA 2021 Film Awards: Youn Yuh-jung calls British people ‘snobbish’

SUPPORTING ACTRESS  NIAMH ALGAR Calm With Horses KOSAR ALI Rocks MARIA BAKALOVA Borat Subsequent Moviefilm DOMINIQUE FISHBACK Judas and the Black Messiah ASHLEY MADEKWE County Lines YUH-JUNG YOUN Minari – WINNER SUPPORTING ACTOR  DANIEL KALUUYA Judas and the Black Messiah – WINNER BARRY KEOGHAN Calm With Horses ALAN KIM Minari LESLIE ODOM JR. One Night … Read more

Claire Danes continues shooting The Essex Serpent on British shores

Earlier this year, it was announced that she had joined the cast of The Essex Serpent, months after fellow actress Keira Knightley dropped out of the TV project. And Claire Danes was spotted shooting scenes for the upcoming AppleTV+ series recently as she braved the chilly weather of Essex’s Mersea Island. The American screen star, … Read more

EU’s new export rules leave small British firms struggling

‘My profit has been wiped out by a £250,000 cost’: EU’s new export rules leave small British firms struggling Jerry Lawson of Frogbike said administration fees charged by each government to his customers had forced him to pause selling into Denmark, Spain and Poland He had to hire extra employees to cope with the added … Read more

Port problems and stockpiling surge costs British businesses thousands in costs

British ports under pressure from Brexit and coronavirus-fuelled stockpiling surges have caused UK businesses to face vastly higher container shipping costs than those on the continent, new data suggests. Figures from the logistics company Freightos found problems affecting some of the nation’s busiest ports has meant the average cost of shipping a 40-foot container rose … Read more

British Land deal is a ‘vote of confidence’ in the London office market

British Land’s Broadgate deal is a ‘vote of confidence’ in the struggling London office market By Matt Oliver For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 8 April 2021 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 8 April 2021 One of Britain’s largest landlords hailed a major ‘vote of confidence’ in the London office market after letting almost one … Read more

Fears for British steel jobs as Gupta’s Australian business crumbles 

Fears for thousands of British steel jobs as Sanjeev Gupta’s Australian business crumbles By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 7 April 2021 Fresh fears have been raised about UK steel jobs after Sanjeev Gupta’s empire was thrown deeper into crisis.  Two of the tycoon’s … Read more

British expats ‘being denied basic services in Europe due to post-Brexit red tape’

Britons in Europe are being denied access bank accounts, jobs, healthcare and university places as due to post-Brexit red tape – even though access to those services is guaranteed under the withdrawal agreement.  Those living in Spain, Italy and France say they have been hit by new rules which are poorly understood by local officials … Read more

British scientist claims adding milk BEFORE boiling water gives your tea ‘superior flavour’

Making a cup of tea is a sacrosanct ritual for Britons — mug, tea bag, hot water, milk, remove tea bag, drink. Reassuringly predictable and delicious in equal measure.  But now one expert has caused uproar with his assertion that pouring milk on a tea bag before adding the boiling water is the way to … Read more