Tag : Brexit

Up to 75,000 Banking Jobs in Jeopardy Thanks to ‘Hard Brexit’

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

As Post-Brexit trade negotiations are set to be underway, pressure is amounting to strike the right deal to avoid further loss of banking jobs in London. The Bank of England are claiming that up to 75,000 jobs could be lost in the financial sector. A possible outcome of the trade … Read More

UK Holiday-Goers Loss is UK Tourism Industries Gain

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

When the 51.9% of the UK who voted to leave the EU celebrated their win back in June 2016, the last thing they were probably expecting was a headline a year later insinuating more people than ever are entering the UK. VisitBritain claims this week, that a record number of … Read More

Government Refuses to Disclose Brexit Impact on Universities

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The Department for Exiting the EU are under pressure to release a report assessing the impact Brexit will have on different sectors of British economy, including Higher Education. In response to a freedom of information request by Labour MP Seema Malhotra, the Brexit department stated “there is a strong public interest in … Read More

Conservative MP Scrutinised for “Sinister” Letter to Vice-Chancellors

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

A Conservative MP and government whip, Chris Heaton-Harris, has been sharply criticised for writing a letter to every Vice-Chancellor in the country asking for the names of professors who lecture in European affairs “with special reference to Brexit”. He also requested copies to the syllabuses and online lectures for any … Read More

Theresa May turns to actual plants for Brexit guidance

1 month ago / 0 comments

The Prime Minister today has announced that she has hired a new set of advisers for Brexit negotiations, plants. Actual plants. With leaves. Seemingly another step in the plan to move away from ‘the experts’ Mrs. May has reached out to the plant world to give nuanced feedback on her … Read More

Brexit, Visas and International Students

2 months ago / 0 comments

In the wake of the controversial EU referendum, headlines about Brexit seem to be ubiquitous. Brexit has the potential to affect almost everything to do with our economy, and anything international. That includes Universities, and us, the student population. In particular, leaving the EU is going to change studying abroad … Read More

The Gryphon asks: Umunna’s Brexit amendment – the right decision?

5 months ago / 0 comments

Yes – Samuel Robinson As the painful Brexit saga rumbles on, we have our latest morsel of tragi-comic entertainment: Chuka Umunna’s motion to amend the Queen’s Speech to guarantee membership of the single market and customs union after exit from the EU. It wasn’t long before Umunna was being shot … Read More

Now is the real test of whether Corbyn is PM material

5 months ago / 0 comments

It would be something of an understatement to describe the last year as a bad one in British politics. The referendum last year opened the floodgates to a whole host of problems, first claiming the scalp of David Cameron, unleashing a wave of division and resentment in civil society, and … Read More

The election has to be about more than Brexit

7 months ago / 0 comments

Theresa May shocked us all when she called a General Election on the steps of Downing Street for June 8th. What was more shocking however, was her ‘reasoning’ behind her decision. She explained that she had decided to do so on the basis that Westminster wasn’t united behind her EU … Read More

Why I think Brexit is terrifying

7 months ago / 0 comments

In the future, I imagine, historians will spend long hours and thousands of pages debating the exact events leading up to and following the 23rd of June 2016, so let me set something down for the record. The only reason we’re in this mess is David Cameron’s incompetence and colossal … Read More