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UK companies look overseas to bridge the IT skills gap

With digital transformation projects currently flavor of the month, businesses are facing increasing difficulties in finding the talent needed to carry them out. A new study of UK IT leaders by cloud and networking company Interoute finds 96 percent believe that the cost of professionals with expertise in digital transformation is higher than for other IT initiatives, and nearly half ...

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Defence procurement targets UK yards The Engineer

Jason Ford, news editor Success stories from the defence industry can’t mask the controversies that surround procurement in the sector There can be little doubt about the economic vitality of Britain’s defence industry or the practical utility of the armed forces that it serves. As DSEI rolls into the Excel Centre this week, it’s worth remembering that the defence industry ...

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BOOST ISSUER PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY BOOST WTI OIL 3X LEVERAGE DAILY ETP (�) – Receive News … – HuronReport

BOOST ISSUER PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY BOOST WTI OIL 3X LEVERAGE DAILY ETP (�) – Receive News …HuronReportFor investors interested in tracking the health of the U.K. economy, the FTSE 250 is a better guide because it is dominated by domestic U.K. companies. Components of FTSE 100 make up more than 80% of LSE’s entire market capitalization and that partly …

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SP Services in Telford to host Export Hub roadshow

SP Services in Telford will host the Export Hub roadshow on Tuesday, September 26 as it tours the West Midlands as part of the UK Government’s Exporting is GREAT campaign. Paul Watts, Head of International Business Development at SP Services The 32 tonne Exporting is GREAT campaign truck will be at SP’s Bastion House HQ in Hortonwood, Telford, bringing a ...

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Brexit Bulletin: Chaos Warning – Bloomberg Quint

In a sign of the EU’s renewed confidence, Juncker will push for free-trade pacts with Australia and New Zealand at a time when the U.S. is turning inward, along with a bloc-wide system for screening foreign takeovers and deeper euro-area banking integration. To underline the range of EU projects being planned without Britain, he may not even refer to Brexit at all, ...

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Bill Jamieson: Home not always best for UK investors

The cry of investors looking for dependable income from their shareholdings has long been: “East, west, home’s best.” Many top FTSE 100 companies have until now been solid dividend ­performers. Why look further afield? Investing ­overseas often involved an income ­sacrifice. And UK-generated profits were less vulnerable to political setback and currency worries. ‘East, west, home’s best?’ Not always, writes ...

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Labour supply chain are making modern slavery ‘invisible’, Sheffield researchers find

LABOUR SUPPLY chains are making modern slavery “seemingly invisible” and companies must wake up to where they are getting their staff from, researchers from a Yorkshire university have warned. A study by the universities of Sheffield and Bath found that while companies can increasingly trace where their products come from, many do not know the backgrounds of their staff. Researchers ...

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