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Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU
As the UK officially notifies the European Union that it is leaving, here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics. What does Brexit mean? It is a word that has become used as a shorthand way of saying the UK leaving the EU - merging the words Britain and exit to get Brexit, in a same way as a possible Greek exit from the euro was dubbed Grexit in the past. Why is Britain leaving the European Union? A referendum - a vote in which everyone (or nearly everyone) of voting age can take part - was held on Thursday 23 June, 2016, to decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union. Leave won by 51.9% to 48.1%. Find the result in your area What was the breakdown across the UK? England voted for Brexit, by 53.4% to 46.6%. What changed in government after the referendum? Image copyright PA Britain got a new Prime Minister - Theresa May. How has the new PM done so far? What about the economy, so far? What is the European Union? What is Article 50? Yes. Yes.

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Businesses will crumble under strain of minimum wage hikes, warns CBI chief "Everybody wants to see higher wages at the bottom end of the labour market. And that's a laudible objective that business will get behind," he said. "But Government pushing that rather fast is a gamble, and it's not obvious that businesses will be able to cope with that level of imposed wage cost increases without a reduction in working hours." Mr Cridland said smaller high street firms, which are already dealing with the triple burden of high rents, falling prices and fewer shoppers would find it particularly hard to adjust. Iain Duncan Smith, Work and Pensions Secretary, celebrates the announcement

Big Tech Stocks Affected Due to Trump Immigration Ban Trump Immigration Ban Donald Trump has not had an easy time of it trying to enforce what was intended to be his landmark national security executive order. The Trump immigration ban was halted for the second time, now by U.S. What is Brexit? - dummies By Ashley Watters, Abshier House Brexit is the term used to refer to the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) and is a shortened version of British Exit. On June 23, 2016, the UK decided to officially sever ties with the EU. This monumental decision came as the result of a referendum—or public vote of nearly all citizens of voting age—in which more than 30 million people voted. Brexit background The European Union is a group of 28 European countries that are tied by an economic and political alliance.

Why Vote Leave - Vote Leave We will be able to save £350 million a week We can spend our money on our priorities like the NHS, schools, and housing. We'll be in charge of our own borders In a world with so many new threats, it's safer to control our own borders and decide for ourselves who can come into this country, not be overrules by EU judges.

Brexit: No substantive talks for 12 months, Herman Van Rompuy predicts Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Substantive Brexit talks between the UK and the rest of the EU are unlikely to start much before the end of 2017, a former European Council president says. Speaking to the BBC, Herman Van Rompuy said negotiations were unlikely until a new German government was formed after next September's election. The talks will be tough but hopefully of mutual benefit, he said, adding the UK had to make the "first move". He described the UK's decision to leave the EU as a "political amputation".

The environmental concerns of shoppers The environmental debate often focuses on climate change, driven over recent years by high profile events such as the Copenhagen and Cancun summits. Climate change opinions Despite the ongoing debate about climate change, shoppers’ opinions hardly changed between 2009 and 2011, as these findings from IGD's report, Environmental Sustainability - How to Engage Shoppers, shows: Brexit is a disaster for British fashion Hadley, you’ve written on Brexit elsewhere in the paper, but not in your style column. Why is that? Robert, by email You’re right, Robert! I have stayed away from Brexit in this column because that would mean looking at what it means for the fashion industry, and the answer to that is, well, no one knows.

EU referendum: Nigel Farage backtracks on Vote Leave's '£350m for the NHS' pledge hours after result Nigel Farage has disowned a pledge to spend £350 million of European Union cash on the NHS after Brexit. The Ukip leader was asked on ITV’s Good Morning Britain programme whether he would guarantee that the money pledged for the health service during the campaign would now be spent on it. Speaking on the morning of the referendum result he however said he had never made any such pledge. Lib Dem conference and Labour leadership Summary Nick Clegg makes his first speech to a Lib Dem conference as EU spokesmanFormer deputy PM says leaving the EU's single market would do "untold damage"Jeremy Corbyn says he will "reach out" to MPs if he is re-elected Labour leaderTheresa May is to criticise the West's response to the migration crisis at a UN summit None

UK Retail after Brexit - Centre for Retail Research, Nottingham UK UK Retail after Brexit What Will Happen? (13 July 2016) Multinational corporation - Wikipedia A multinational corporation or worldwide enterprise[1] is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in one or more countries other than their home country.[2] It can also be referred to as an international corporation, a transnational corporation, or a stateless corporation.[3] There are subtle but real differences between these three labels, as well as those labels of multinational corporation and a worldwide enterprise. Overview[edit] Toyota is one of the world's largest multinational corporations with their headquarters in Toyota City, Japan. A multinational corporation (MNC) is usually a large corporation incorporated in one country which produces or sells goods or services in various countries.[4] The two main characteristics of MNCs are their large size and the fact that their worldwide activities are centrally controlled by the parent companies.[5] MNCs may gain from their global presence in a variety of ways.

Made in Ethiopia: Fashion's Next Sourcing Hub? ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — All is not what it seems in the Ethiopian capital. Had you failed to notice the small huddle of men wearing hard hats discussing ‘lean manufacturing,’ you might have mistaken last month’s shoe factory tour for a religious festival. Dressed in their finest Abyssinian gowns, a group of Ethiopian women greeted guests with rose petals as frankincense wafted through the air inside a building of immense proportions. Surrounded by local dignitaries in sharp suits watching the hostess perform an elegant coffee ritual, the delegation of casually-dressed Americans looked understandably self-conscious. “Gosh,” one murmured to another, as he was given a slice of ceremonial himbasha bread.

Nigel Farage says Leave win marks UK 'independence day' Nigel Farage has claimed victory in the EU referendum for the Leave campaign, saying 23 June would "go down in our history as our independence day". The UKIP leader told supporters at a Brexit party: "Dare to dream that the dawn is breaking on an independent United Kingdom." With 335 out of 382 results declared, the BBC has forecast a Leave win. The English shires and Wales voted for Brexit while London, Scotland and Northern Ireland backed a Remain vote.