Head of Google’s Hiring Tool Calls UK ‘Very, Very Attractive Market’

The head of Google’s new recruitment tool ‘Hire by Google’ has said that the UK is “an attractive market, obviously, for everybody” and that Brexit did not change his decision to launch the product in the UK. Dmitri Krakovsky, a Vice President at Google (the world’s second most valuable company), said at the launch of the new product that “the UK is no doubt a very, very attractive market for us.” All despite Brexit…

mdi-timer 22nd February 2019 @ 3:35 pm 22nd Feb 2019 @ 3:35 pm mdi-comment Comments
Real Wages Rise, Employment Surges, Unemployment Plummets

New labour market data from the ONS has revealed that in the last quarter of last year, 167,000 more people became employed. 2018 ended with 444,000 more people in work than a year before. The UK’s employment rate now stands at the joint-highest it has ever been since records began in 1971. Meanwhile almost 60,000 fewer people are relying on zero-hours contracts…

The unemployment rate has plummeted too, with as low levels not being since since the end of 1974. Unemployment fell by 100,000 over the course of the year, meaning every day 274 unemployed people found a job. Meanwhile, wages have risen again by 3.4%, and excluding inflation real wages are up by 1.3%. Despite Brexit, Britain’s jobs miracle continues…

mdi-timer 19th February 2019 @ 10:45 am 19th Feb 2019 @ 10:45 am mdi-comment Comments
New $400 Million Tech Investment Fund to Launch in London

A new $400 million tech investment fund is set to be based in London with Abu Dhabi’s state investor Mubadala Investment Company partnering with SoftBank to provide funding for the launch of the new fund. The fund has already made a small number of undisclosed investments. All despite Brexit…

The UK is currently a global capital for tech innovation and is streets ahead of anywhere else in Europe. Funds like these will be running a mile if Damian Collins’ disastrous recommendations are ever put into practice…

mdi-timer 18th February 2019 @ 4:10 pm 18th Feb 2019 @ 4:10 pm mdi-comment Comments
Channel Tunnel To Remain Open If No Deal

The EU Commission has this afternoon published legislation on ‘Railway safety and connectivity’ which would guarantee the Channel Tunnel remains open for three months after a no deal Brexit, enough time for the UK and France to renegotiate the treaty that provides the legal underpinning for the crossing. Another piece of a managed no deal that Brexiteers were told was impossible…

mdi-timer 12th February 2019 @ 3:30 pm 12th Feb 2019 @ 3:30 pm mdi-comment Comments
New £3 Million Manufacturing Expansion in Oldham

Oldham’s Hill’s Panel Products, which manufactures boards, doors, and furniture fittings is booming, having opened a second production line, worth £3 million. This will increase output of goods by at least 50%, from 30,000 units to 45,000, and in the longer term 50,000. This new investment will create more local jobs.

No jobs being lost by Nissan deciding to not build something new made headlines for days. Will the media give proportionate coverage to real new investment..?

mdi-timer 5th February 2019 @ 2:30 pm 5th Feb 2019 @ 2:30 pm mdi-comment Comments
London Ranked First in Europe For ‘Future Proofing’

London has been ranked as the foremost city in Europe for ‘future proofing’ by international professional services and investment management company JLL. Their analysis looks at key data points in wide ranging criteria, from ‘International Patent Applications’ to ‘Environmental Quality’. No other European city comes close…

Globally, London is only beaten by San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and New York. The results show that London is still better placed than any other city in Europe to face down future challenges and continue to prosper – “despite Brexit”. That is not going to change unless we got a Corbyn government…

mdi-timer 7th January 2019 @ 11:51 am 7th Jan 2019 @ 11:51 am mdi-comment Comments
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