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United Kingdom

Elisabeth O'Leary

Can't get the staff: Scenic Highlands at eye of Scotland's Brexit storm

24 Mar 2019

INVERNESS, Scotland Glen Mhor Hotel, a picturesque base for tourists hunting Scotland's Loch Ness monster, is struggling to find staff for the summer season as workers from the European Union snub Brexit Britain.

Can't get the staff: Scenic Highlands at eye of Scotland's Brexit storm

22 Mar 2019

INVERNESS, Scotland Glen Mhor Hotel, a picturesque base for tourists hunting Scotland's Loch Ness monster, is struggling to find staff for the summer season as workers from the European Union snub Brexit Britain.

UK ministers ask firms to drum up support for May's Brexit deal - executive

14 Mar 2019

LONDON British government ministers have asked executives at leading companies to use their influence to boost support for Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, one of the executives said, as a deadline looms for Britain to leave the European Union.

May should 'of course' deny another Scottish independence vote - Hunt

07 Mar 2019

EDINBURGH Britain's government should "of course" deny a request for a new referendum on Scottish independence if one is made, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday, wading into a row about secession fuelled by Brexit.

Corbyn could win back Scotland with second Brexit vote, says Blair

22 Feb 2019

EDINBURGH British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could seize on a "huge opportunity" to win back key seats in its former Scottish heartland by endorsing a second vote on Brexit, former Labour prime minister Tony Blair said.

Serco swims against outsourcing tide with bright 2019 outlook

21 Feb 2019

EDINBURGH Britain's Serco raised its 2019 profit and revenue forecasts on Thursday, buoyed by a run of recent contract wins that mark a bright spot in a troubled outsourcing sector beset by what CEO Rupert Soames called "the fog of Brexit".

Britain to tackle doubts about outsourcing risks with new guidelines

20 Feb 2019

EDINBURGH Britain's government will take measures to identify and reduce risks taken by private firms that provide public services, it will say on Wednesday, in a bid to encourage companies that have become increasingly wary of taking on new government business.

Scotland to step up efforts to keep EU citizens after Brexit, Sturgeon says

19 Feb 2019

EDINBURGH Scotland will step up efforts to persuade EU citizens to stay after Brexit, its First Minister will tell French lawmakers on Tuesday, amid concerns about potential workforce shortages in the largest of the United Kingdom's three smaller nations.

Standard Life Aberdeen preps for job cuts: sources

15 Feb 2019

LONDON/EDINBURGH Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) plans a fresh round of job cuts in the coming weeks as part of a broader cost overhaul aimed at shoring up investor confidence after a year of heavy outflows of client cash, four sources told Reuters.

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