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Philippine British Business Council celebrates 30th anniversary

Philippine British Business Council celebrates 30th anniversary

AS the Philippine British Business Council (PBBC) moves toward its 30th anniversary under its new London chairman, Joseph Miro, the background for the further development of bilateral trade and direct investment opportunities for both countries has never been stronger. In 2024, it welcomed Gabriella Tuason Quimson and Stephen Phillips, among others, as members of the...

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Heatwave warning at 26 degrees Celsius? Indians compare UK’s alert to their AC temperature, call it ‘pleasant weather’

Heatwave warning at 26 degrees Celsius? Indians compare UK’s alert to their AC temperature, call it ‘pleasant weather’

India’s scorching summer heat often exceeds 40 degrees Celsius, a stark contrast to the United Kingdom’s recent heatwave alert at just 26 degrees Celsius. This discrepancy has not gone unnoticed, prompting a wave of humorous responses from Indians on social media. The UK’s heatwave alert at 26 degrees Celsius has amused many in India, where...

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India looks to sign FTA after UK elections, 8th round of talks soon

India looks to sign FTA after UK elections, 8th round of talks soon

The long-awaited trade deal between India and Britain is likely to be signed after the completion of elections in the United Kingdom as the officials of India and the United Kingdom met virtually on May 7 last month. Last month, the Ministry of Commerce organised a Chintan Shivir to provide information related to Free Trade...

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Mortgage News: Santander Bucks Recent Trend With Purchase, Remortgage Rate Cuts

Mortgage News: Santander Bucks Recent Trend With Purchase, Remortgage Rate Cuts

Find out what’s happening with mortgage rates today and calculate monthly repayments across a range of different rates and deals. 12 June: Market Divides Over Likelihood Of Bank Rate Reduction Santander has cut selected fixed rates for residential purchase and remortgage, in welcome news for borrowers looking for a new home loan.  The bank, the...

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Tata Steel rejects Labour plea over Port Talbot green transition

Tata Steel rejects Labour plea over Port Talbot green transition

Tata Steel says it will press ahead with plans to return to profitability at its Port Talbot steelworks, no matter who forms the next government. The India-based firm was responding to media reports Labour was hoping to coax a U-turn at the UK’s biggest steelworks, should it win the day on 4 July. Tata confirmed...

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British Pound Subdued On Rising UK Unemployment

British Pound Subdued On Rising UK Unemployment

Last Updated : Jun 11 2024 | 4:04 PM IST The British pound is staying subdued against the dollar on Tuesday after labor data showed number of people in work in the United Kingdom dropped by 140 thousand in the three months to April 2024, easing from a 177 thousand decline in the prior period...

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4G “Unlikely” to be Extended to 95% of U.K. by End of 2025

4G “Unlikely” to be Extended to 95% of U.K. by End of 2025

The U.K. government’s target of extending 4G coverage to 95% of the country by December 2025 is looking unlikely, according to a report from the House of Commons. Businesses and individuals in rural areas will be most impacted by the failure, especially after 3G and landline networks are turned off. For the target to be...

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Mortgage News: TSB, Skipton Raise Rates As Hopes Fade For June Bank Rate Cut

Mortgage News: TSB, Skipton Raise Rates As Hopes Fade For June Bank Rate Cut

Find out what’s happening with mortgage rates today and calculate monthly repayments across a range of different rates and deals. 6 June: Lenders Follow Wholesale Market Trends TSB is increasing selected residential purchase rates by up to 0.2 percentage points from tomorrow (Friday), as growing numbers of lenders push up borrowing costs as hopes fade...

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Mortgage News: Barclays Ups Rates As Hopes Fade For June Bank Rate Cut

Mortgage News: Barclays Ups Rates As Hopes Fade For June Bank Rate Cut

Find out what’s happening with mortgage rates today and calculate monthly repayments across a range of different rates and deals. 10 June: Attention Switches To August Bank Of England Decision Barclays is increasing the cost of selected fixed rate deals by up to 0.2 percentage points across its residential purchase and remortgage ranges from tomorrow...

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UK Signage Business Invests £250K in New Equipment and Cutting-Edge Technology

UK Signage Business Invests £250K in New Equipment and Cutting-Edge Technology

North East-based JMF Group is planning for the future by expanding its operational efficiency and the quality of its signage products. Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom – June 3, 2024 — North East-based JMF Group is planning for the future by expanding its operational efficiency and the quality of its signage products.  Signage firm JMF...

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