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Businesses face £1000 annual charge per non-EU skilled worker - BBC News


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Businesses face £1000 annual charge per non-EU skilled worker
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It is one of a number of reforms to Tier 2 - the official name for the main migration route for skilled workers coming to the UK from outside Europe. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) warned the charge could hold businesses back from ...
Firms face £1000 annual charge for every skilled worker from outside EuropeBelfast Telegraph

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Next shares dive 15% on gloomy outlook - BBC News


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Next shares dive 15% on gloomy outlook
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Retailer Next has seen its shares fall 15% after it forecast that 2016 would be a "challenging year" for its business, "with much uncertainty in the global economy". The prediction came as the High Street chain unveiled its annual results for the year ...

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Women held back by 'old boys' network,' says report - BBC News


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Women held back by 'old boys' network,' says report
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"Old boys' networks" are stopping women from getting into the boardroom in the UK's top companies, according to the equalities watchdog. Nearly a third of the UK's biggest companies largely rely on personal networks to identify new board members, the ...

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Minister: 'Outdated' landline charges should be scrapped - BBC News


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Minister: 'Outdated' landline charges should be scrapped
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Jonathan Oxley, Ofcom's competition group director, said: "BT is relied on by many companies to install these lines, and its performance has not been acceptable. "These new rules will mean companies across the UK benefit from faster installations times ...

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Tesco 'fictional farms' may be misleading - BBC News


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Tesco 'fictional farms' may be misleading
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Britain's farmers have said Tesco's fresh produce labelled with "fictional farm" brands may be misleading. Despite the British sounding names, the "farms" do not exist and the produce is often sourced from abroad. The National Farmers' Union (NFU) says ...
Tesco faces 'fictional labelling' criticismBelfast Telegraph
Tesco launches range of products named after farms that don't actually existThe Independent

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