Ford planning to move production out of UK due to Brexit

Ford planning to move production out of UK due to Brexit

The American-owned company’s bosses made the warning to Theresa May during a private call with business leaders, The Times has reported. Continue reading Ford planning to move production out of UK due to Brexit

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Editorial: ‘Time has come for the UK and EU to signal a Brexit delay’

Editorial: ‘Time has come for the UK and EU to signal a Brexit delay’

Men and women in business face many risks and hazards. Those who persist never lack the courage to tackle the big challenges. Often they can cope with adversity but sometimes they cannot avoid succumbing.

The one thing business people rightly abhor, and struggle most to cope with, is total uncertainty. And the current state of non-play on Brexit brings us vastly more of this total uncertainty. The situation, with 46 days left to B-Day on March 29, leaves us all with few clues at all about what is happening and where this will land.

Business people on the islands of Ireland and Britain, and beyond on mainland Europe, cannot even guess what is happening next with little more than six weeks left. This is a flagrant abuse of enterprising people and their beleaguered employees and can no longer be tolerated. Continue reading Editorial: ‘Time has come for the UK and EU to signal a Brexit delay’

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May will not be flying to Brussels in Spitfire, BBC clarifies

BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May will not be flying to Brussels in Spitfire, BBC clarifies

The BBC has blamed “human error” for a suggestion on its News at Six that Theresa May would be flying back to Brussels for more Brexit talks in a second world war Spitfire.

But the explanation has been greeted with scepticism by some who saw the incident as an example of pro-Brexit bias at the BBC.

At the end of Wednesday’s evening programme viewers were shown black and white footage of the iconic planes as newsreader Sophie Raworth summarised the prime minister’s plan to reopen Brexit talks with EU leaders.

As the footage of the planes was played, Raworth read: “Theresa May says she intends to go back to Brussels to negotiate her Brexit deal but EU leaders say the deal is done and they will not reopen talks.”

The editor of the programme, Paul Royall, said the Spitfire clip had been intended to be a foretaste of an item about a new Battle of Britain museum at Biggin Hill in London.

In a tweet he blamed the mix up on human error and joked he was “pretty sure” that May would not be travelling to Europe in a Spitfire. Continue reading BRITISH PRIME MINISTER Theresa May will not be flying to Brussels in Spitfire, BBC clarifies