UK’s tech entrepreneurs remain concerned over Brexit despite the government’s recent investment guaranteed on the Spring Budget.
Jack*, a london-based tech entrepreneur, said that he is to launch a startup company, but is concerned over Brexit. He told Westminster World that he fears the hiring cost of his business would spiral because of a “hard Brexit deal”.
The 29-year-old will create a digital publishing platform where consumers could be engaged by various visual content. He said: “Especially for digital startups, their employees have never had to think about residential opportunities here, whether they need visa or not. Even if Brexit is not here yet, for many of them it would make no sense to take jobs in the UK if after a year they will have to apply for certain
A 'hard Brexit' can have a crippling effect on London's housing crisis, Sadiq Khan reveals.
According to a paper published by the Mayor, one in four construction workers in London are from the European Union and therefore face an uncertain future of their working titles in the UK.
The mayor of London warned that due to the upcoming Brexit, UK could lose skilled workers and this could have a “seriously detrimental” effect on thousands of houses that Londoners need. “London is in the grip of a serious housing crisis. While we are working to train up more Londoners to have the skills to work in construction, you can’t escape the fact that a ‘hard Brexit’ could leave a quarter of the skilled construction workforce in the capital high and dry,” he said.
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A petition banning Donald Trump from making a state visit to the UK has garnered more than 1 million signatures in the past 24 hours. The petition, made on the UK Parliament website, required only 100,000 signatures to be considered for debate in the Houses of Parliament.
In response, Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she will not be withdrawing the invitation extended to US President Trump, part of the “special relationship” she wants to create between the US and UK with impending Brexit. In a statement, she said the visit remains “substantially in the national interest.” The situation is reminiscent of last year, when, following the Brexit referendum, a petition was created on the UK Parliament website, signed by four million people, asking for a second EU referendum. In r
London anti-Trump protesters have an 'emergency' appointment at 6 pm tonight in front of Downing Street. Protesters are called to show their anger following PM Theresa May's invitation to Donald Trump. The demonstration has been initiated by left-wing activist and politician Owen Jones.
After the immigration ban imposed by Donald Trump, several protests were conducted across the world. Trump imposed a ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries entering the US. The ban is termed as a 'Muslim Ban' and has created an uproar on twitter with its trending tag - #MUSLIMBAN. But what does this mean for the people of Britain? Are people with dual nationalities going to be banned from entering the US? An emergency protest is to be held outside Downing Street and across the UK tonight at 6
Britain is to become the first nation to formally adopt the International Definition of Anti-Semitism, in a bid to curtail the rise of racially motivated attacks against Jews.
The move will make it easier to target offenders who have previously avoided sentencing because the term ‘Anti-Semitism’ has been inadequately defined. The Community Security Trust previously revealed that the number of ant-Semitic incidients increased by 11%in the first six months of this year.
The definition was created by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance earlier this year. It describes Anti-Semitism as “a perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews”. The group hopes that their definition will be enforced across all countries where hate crimes against J
The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has criticised Theresa May’s draft Investigatory Powers Bill citing concern over a lack of privacy protections.
The government appointed committee said the proposed digital surveillance legislation failed to provide sufficient clarity regarding the agencies’ “intrusive capabilities”.
Chairman of the ISC, Dominic Grieve QC, said:“The draft Bill fails to deliver the clarity that is so badly needed in this area.”
“We had expected to find universal privacy protections applied consistently throughout, or at least an overarching statement at the forefront of the legislation. Instead, the draft Bill adopts a rather piecemeal approach, which lacks clarity and undermines the importance of the safeguards associated with these powers,” he continu