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Tourists to UK 'to Spend Record Levels in 2015'
Business  (tags: business, economy, tourists, Britain, UK )

Ray
- 64 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Spending by tourists visiting the UK is expected to reach record levels next year, the government has said. Spending by overseas visitors will top £22bn for the first time, according to forecasts by tourism body VisitBritain.
Dirty Money: 19 UK Firms Alleged 'Complicit' in $20bn Laundering Scam
Business  (tags: Corruption, Crime, Finance, Russia, Russia and the global economy, Russian economy, UK )

Ray
- 133 days ago - rt.com
Some 19 British firms are at the center of an investigation into in a mammoth global money-laundering operation. The scheme was allegedly contrived to make $20bn (£12.5bn) worth of ill-gotten gains appear legitimate.
UK to Allow Fracking Companies to Use 'Any Substance' Under Homes
Business  (tags: UK, proposed legal amendment, fracking, shale gas, law, government, bad news )

Evelyn
- 136 days ago - theguardian.com
The legal change makes a "mockery" of ministers' claims that the UK has the best shale gas regulation in the world, according to green campaigners, who said it is so loosely worded it could also enable the burial of nuclear waste.
Trioni - First UK Dairy Farm to Achieve Chinese Organic Certification
Business  (tags: Trioni, UK, Dairy Farm, China, Organic Standards, Certification )

Brian
- 139 days ago - bdaily.co.uk
"Trioni Ltd, the award winning organic dairy brand, is the first UK dairy farm to achieve an organic certification to export to China and Hong Kong. Holding this endorsement, the family owned farm based in West Wales is leading the way for the UK..."
UK Wind Sets New Record and Supplies More Power Than Domestic Coal, Hydro and Biomass By Melissa C. Lott | August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 181 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.'
UK Looks to Boost Fracking With New Land Access Rules
Business  (tags: fracking, law, rights to access land, Government, UK )

Ray
- 281 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK government has proposed new rules regarding rights to access land in a bid to speed up the introduction of fracking. It proposes that shale oil and gas companies are granted access to land below 300m from the surface.
TUC Launches Its First Guide to Autism in the Workplace
Business  (tags: business, uk, Trade unions, autism, Autism spectrum disorder, disability )

David
- 295 days ago - tuc.org.uk
Autism in the workplace aims to inform union reps and workers of the facts around the condition, and advice on how to support autistic staff to ensure they get the adjustments they may need - and to which they are legally entitled.
RBS Plan for 200% Bonuses Blocked By Treasury Body
Business  (tags: RBS, George Osborne, Bonus Cap, UK )

Ray
- 308 days ago - bbc.co.uk
George Osborne (Pictured): "It was not right to increase the bonus cap. I'm glad that RBS have agreed with that", Royal Bank of Scotland has abandoned attempts to pay bonuses twice the size of salaries after being told the move would not be approved.
Barclays Awards Top Executives Almost £32m in Shares
Business  (tags: Business, Banks, Barclays, UK )

Ray
- 348 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Barclays has awarded shares worth almost £32m to its top executives. The total rewards, which include elements of salary and long-term incentives,
UK: Mainstream Charities Donated Thousands to Islamic Group Fronted By Jihad Terror Suspect
Business  (tags: UK, Abuse, Charity donating to Islamic terrorism )

Beth
- 349 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A controversial Islamic rights group fronted by a man charged with attending a terror training camp in Syria is being bankrolled by two mainstream British charities, including a foundation set up in the name of Dame Anita Roddick.
Self-Employment Boom: Good or Bad?
Business  (tags: business, finance, self employed, UK )

Ray
- 370 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Britain now has more people working for themselves than ever before. As of the last quarter of 2013 some 4.3 million of us earn our own crust and are officially self-employed.
UK Economic Recovery Not Secure, Warns George Osborne
Business  (tags: business, economy, politics, Chancellor George Osborne, UK )

Ray
- 373 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK's economic recovery is "not yet secure", Chancellor George Osborne has warned, ahead of next month's Budget.
Stop Stigmatising the Unemployed: The Problem Is the Lack of Decent Jobs
Business  (tags: Jobs, Unemployment, UK, Tories, Labour, #livingwage, young workers, stigmatised )

Brian
- 403 days ago - newstatesman.com
"Young workers don't need education in "turning up in time" - they need job opportunities that pay at least a living wage."
China Sunergy Achieves Major Milestone of International Development With The Sale of a Solar Farm Project in Cornwall to a Leadi
Business  (tags: China, UK, world, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, GoodNews, investing, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 422 days ago - ases.org
"The Project, located in the southwest of Cornwall in the United Kingdom (UK) was connected to the grid at the end of March of this year and now generates enough local green electricity to power over 1500 households."PLEASE NOTICE,POST!
UK Retailer M&S Faces Boycott After Muslim Worker Refused to Sell Alcohol
Business  (tags: retail, Muslins, alcohol, UK, England, shopping )

Freya
- 433 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
British retailer Marks and Spencer apologized on Monday to customers angered after a Muslim checkout worker refused to sell champagne for religious reasons.
 

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