Articles by Joe Mayes, Deirdre Hipwell and Suzi Ring

No-Deal Brexit Would Deepen Economic Pain for UK’s Coronavirus-Hit Companies

Trade talks between the EU and UK have struggled in recent weeks, increasing the prospect that Britain departs the bloc without a deal and that businesses face an extreme shock when the divorce takes effect. It’s a scenario that would …

Brexit Talks Become Acrimonious as UK Slams EU’s ‘Unworthy’ Trade Offer

Boris Johnson’s chief Brexit negotiator accused the European Union of offering the UK only a “low-quality” trade deal as talks between the two sides descended into acrimony. In a dramatic intervention in the increasingly fractious negotiations over the future UK-EU …

Zoom Video Login Details Put on Sale by Hackers on Dark Web: Times Report

Hackers put more than half a million login details for the teleconferencing app Zoom on the dark web, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. The logins were put up for sale at 1 pence (1.25 cents) each and were discovered and …

Risk of No-Deal Brexit Rises as EU Rejects PM Johnson’s Demands for Better Exit Deal

The scale of the challenge facing Boris Johnson to break Britain’s political deadlock was laid bare in his first days as prime minister, as the European Union immediately rejected his demands for a better Brexit deal. Johnson told European Commission …

UK Business Executives Grow Increasingly Angry at Brexit Deadlock

There are only so many ways U.K. business chiefs can express their dismay at the Brexit deadlock engulfing the country. Frustration at politicians has morphed into outright anger in the three years since the referendum on leaving the European Union …

Threat of No-Deal Brexit Isn’t Likely to Win EU Concessions: UK Business Chief

Threatening to leave the European Union without a deal isn’t likely to win Britain concessions from the bloc, the country’s biggest business group said in a warning to candidates jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May. “I’ve never felt it …

UK Business Group Warns Next Tory Party Leader to Avoid No-Deal Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May’s successor must avoid a no-deal Brexit or risk losing the Conservatives’ moniker as the party of commerce, the U.K.’s biggest business lobby group said. The task facing the next prime minister is to “restore the U.K.’s …

UK Companies Fed Up with Politicians as Cost of Brexit Uncertainty Mounts

As the cost of the Brexit turmoil mounts for British companies, business leaders are fed up with the U.K.’s political class. And with Prime Minister Theresa May’s tenure coming to an end, they worry about the alternatives. “The anger is …

Lloyd’s Commissions Culture Survey to Help Raise Standards of Behavior

Lloyd’s of London has commissioned an independent culture survey following a Bloomberg Businessweek article that uncovered evidence of sexual misconduct in the world’s oldest insurance market. The survey is being carried out by the Banking Standards Board, a not-for-profit organization …

UK Businesses Confused About No-Deal Brexit Import Tariffs as Deadline Looms

Confusion around which goods will be subjected to U.K. import tariffs in a no-deal Brexit is exasperating companies as they seek to finalize preparations for the split. The government will reveal details of the plan only if Prime Minister Theresa …