Business Update – 22 June 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Raise interest rates even more, policymaker says According to Bank of England policymaker Catherine Mann, the central bank should raise interest rates even more aggressively to shore up the weak pound. China takes advantage of discounts on Russian oil China is now the biggest importer of Russian oil despite…  Read more

Business Update – 15 June 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Recession fears loom after Wall Street plunge The S&P 500 sunk more than 20% below its record low on Monday, falling firmly into bear market territory. Experts warn a recession is likely on the horizon. Pensions “injustice” leads to years of delay for older women Thousands of women born…  Read more

Business Update – 8 June 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Four-day work week trial underway Thousands of UK workers from 70 different companies are trialing a 4-day work week starting this week. It’s the biggest pilot scheme in the world to explore changing work patterns, and will last 6 months. Air travel disruptions continue, stranding thousands Budget airlines such…  Read more

Business Update – 1 June 2022

Welcome back to our Weekly Digest. Read on for the latest updates and some ideas to help us all move forward. Significant increases to budget food items UK shoppers are facing price increases of up to 50% over last year, including budget items such as pasta, rice, and bread. One year later, UK firms still frustrated by Brexit implications British exporters fear that the Northern Ireland protocol will make it…  Read more

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