Companies Are Planning to Move Their Money From UK Banks After Brexit – Fortune

British banks could lose a good number of European and domestic corporate customers in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union in June, known as Brexit, according to a private study released on Tuesday. About 40% of European companies and nearly 25% of U.K. companies already have or are planning to reallocate […]

UK economic indicators defy Brexit fears – The Guardian

Britain appears to be bouncing back from the post-Brexit panic in better shape than expected, after a string of indicators showed growth across the manufacturing sector, the building industry and in consumer spending. A survey of manufacturers reported a rise in exports to their highest level in two years. Persimmon, Britain’s biggest housebuilder, said customers […]

UK investment funds suffered £5.7bn outflows after Brexit vote – The Guardian

Investors took £5.7bn out of UK-based stock market funds last month in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, according to latest market figures. Concerns over the referendum result prompted investors to withdraw £5.7bn from UK equity funds and a further £470m from property funds in July, figures from data company Morningstar […]

Yemen crisis: Oxfam critical of UK-Saudi arms deals – BBC News

Yemen crisis: Oxfam critical of UK-Saudi arms deals – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pro-government forces in Yemen are battling Shia Yemeni groups The aid agency Oxfam has accused UK ministers of “denial and disarray” over an agreement to sell arms to Saudi Arabia, which could be used in Yemen. The Saudi-backed Yemeni government is fighting against Shia rebels. The UK government has faced […]

Report assesses UK’s ISP-level blocks of piracy sites as effective, but glosses over risks – TechCrunch

A study from Carnegie Mellon University and subsequent analysis by the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation indicate that the U.K.’s blockage of more than 50 websites was indeed effective at reducing piracy, but neither addresses the fundamental problems with the approach. April saw the publication of “Website Blocking Revisited: The effect of the UK November […]

Like the UK but better? Interest in New Zealand alternative soars after Brexit vote – The Guardian

It boasts spectacular scenery, a temperate climate and a labour shortage in key areas, but New Zealand’s most appealing attribute, according to the country’s leading newspaper, may be that it is “18,000km from Boris Johnson”. More than 10,500 Britons have inquired about emigrating to the country since the Brexit vote, the New Zealand Herald has […]