EU fears short article 50 extension will mean no-deal Brexit in June

LONDON Feb 1: EU officials fear Theresa May is setting the UK on course for a no-deal exit at the end of June because she will not have the political courage to ask for the longer Brexit delay they believe she needs. Continue reading “EU fears short article 50 extension will mean no-deal Brexit in June”

Teachers to be offered cash to stay in school: New strategy unveiled to boost teacher numbers

LONDON Jan 30: Teachers in England will receive more early career support, opportunities for flexible and part-time working, and a reduction in their workload – in a new strategy aimed at boosting the number of teachers in the profession and making sure talent stays in schools across the country. Continue reading “Teachers to be offered cash to stay in school: New strategy unveiled to boost teacher numbers”

Tesco restructuring threatens 9,000 jobs as part of restructuring programmes

LONDON Jan 29: Up to 9,000 jobs are at risk as part of a restructuring programme announced by British supermarket giant Tesco on Monday. Continue reading “Tesco restructuring threatens 9,000 jobs as part of restructuring programmes”

African practice of ironing breasts of young girls spreads in UK

LONDON Jan 28: An African practice of “ironing” a girl’s chest with a hot stone to delay breast formation is spreading in the UK to “protect” young girls from unwanted male attention, sexual harassment and rape, a media reported. Continue reading “African practice of ironing breasts of young girls spreads in UK”

Queen Elizabeth delicately urges politicians to find common ground

LONDON Jan 26: Queen Elizabeth has sent a delicately coded message to Britain’s factious political class over Brexit, urging lawmakers to seek common ground and grasp the big picture to resolve the crisis. Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth delicately urges politicians to find common ground”

These are the 25 ‘best jobs’ in the UK

LONDON Jan 25: If you’re looking for a total change-up Glassdoor’s just released a list that might give you some inspiration.
The jobs site has just released their rankings of the best jobs in the UK, judged on median base salary, job satisfaction, and the number of openings.
Glassdoor’s 25 best jobs in the UK and their average salary:
Audit Manager, £52,000
Finance Manager, £60,000
Marketing Manager, £42,500
Product Manager, £52,500
Sales Manager, £42,000
Risk Manager, £60,000
Data Scientist, £46,000
Operations Manager, ££42,000
Design Manager, £55,000
Business Analyst, £40,000
Front End Developer, £35,000
Commercial Manager, £57,000
Business Development Manager, £37,060
Project Manager, £39,000
HR Manager, £49,000
Contract Manager, £40,000
Communications Manager, £43,700
Software Engineer, £43,000
Executive Assistant, £37,000
HR Business Partner, £49,000
Engagement Manager, £48,000
Web Developer, £31,000
Recruiter, £25,000
Solutions Architect, £70,000
Software Developer, £37,000

19-year-old Malayalee girl Amika ups fight to eradicate period poverty in UK

By Balagopal

When the word ‘menstruation or periods’ is so much trending in Kerala, a Malayalee teenage girl in the United Kingdom is on the campaign to ensure that no girl child should miss school due to them being unable to afford menstrual products and also to smash the stigma surrounding menstruation. Continue reading “19-year-old Malayalee girl Amika ups fight to eradicate period poverty in UK”

Theresa May Says Impossible To Rule Out No-Deal Brexit

LONDON Jan 18: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said it was “impossible” for her to rule out a no-deal Brexit without stopping the process altogether, as she tries to come up with a strategy before exit day on March 29. Continue reading “Theresa May Says Impossible To Rule Out No-Deal Brexit”

British PM Theresa May Wins Confidence Vote After Brexit Humiliation

LONDON Jan 17: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday narrowly survived a no-confidence vote sparked by the crushing defeat of her Brexit deal just weeks before the UK leaves the European Union. Continue reading “British PM Theresa May Wins Confidence Vote After Brexit Humiliation”

May suffers biggest parliamentary defeat ever as Brexit deal is rejected

LONDON Jan 16: Britain’s parliament on Tuesday voted against Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal by a massive margin, triggering a no confidence vote that could bring down her government. Continue reading “May suffers biggest parliamentary defeat ever as Brexit deal is rejected”