Brexit will affect the whole of the UK – but not uniformly: some places will benefit while others will not. Matthew Partridge finds out which cities will be most affected.
The Great Repeal Bill, which transfers some 12,000 EU laws on to the British statute book, passed its first hurdle in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
We’ve drifted a long way from the ‘80s and ‘90s goals of a shareholding democracy, says Max King. A new investment trust aims to get us back on course.
With disgruntled unions and inflation on the rise, investors can be forgiven for having a sense of deja vu, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney made the right noises on interest rates again today. But yet again failed to follow through with any action.
“Real” interest rates – after inflation – have fallen to negative 2.65%. And they’re unlikely to turn positive any time soon. In fact, they could fall further still, says John Stepek.
Matthew Partridge talks to Shamir Patel of Chemist 4 U about how Brexit, and the possibility of leaving the single market, could affect the UK’s pharmacies.
Just two sectors are keeping Britain’s high streets alive – estate agents and restaurants. Now, even their numbers are dwindling. But things can still be fixed, says Matthew Lynn.
Cornwall is a lot wealthier – and more entrepreneurial – than official data would have us believe. The rest of Britain should follow its example, says Max King.
One of the upsides of the Brexit vote was supposed to be that the slide in sterling would help rebalance the economy. It hasn’t worked out that way, yet, but it’s too soon to give up.
Britain’s marine industry has a turnover of over £3bn. Matthew Partridge examines how Brexit is likely to affect it.