Tag: News

Jun 10

Drivers join rail strikes as ballots set to spread

The crisis threatening Britain’s railways this summer has deepened after train drivers voted to join the biggest rail strikes in a generation. A union leader warned of a “summer of discontent” as drivers on three lines backed industrial action, with the strike ballots expected to spread. The railway walkout, the largest since 1989, will coincide […]
Jun 7

Brexit ‘scarring’ costs companies £500bn

UK public companies are trading at a valuation discount totalling about £500 billion since the “scarring impact” of the Brexit vote six years ago, according to research by a City stockbroker. Since 2016, when Britain voted to leave the European Union, the valuation of companies on the FTSE all-share index has settled at a 20 […]