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June 2019 articles

It’s high time Britain’s fledgling cannabis industry got serious about protecting its IP
It’s high time Britain’s fledgling cannabis industry got serious about protecting its IP
Already a $10bn-plus industry, the legal cannabis business is rapidly going mainstream – and not just in Canada and the [...]
June 20, 2019
Better building holds the key to boosting growth and productivity
Better building holds the key to boosting growth and productivity
The Tory leadership campaign is narrowing, and whoever becomes our next Prime Minister will inherit a political landscape that is [...]
June 20, 2019
DEBATE: Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream?
DEBATE: Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream?
Is Facebook’s launch of libra proof that cryptocurrency is going mainstream? Eleesa Dadiani, a cryptocurrency economist and broker and founder [...]
June 20, 2019
Cold weather dampens May retail sales
Cold weather dampens May retail sales
Retail sales suffered a setback last month as volumes dropped 0.5 per cent month-on-month driven by unseasonably cold weather. Sales [...]
June 20, 2019
UK pay rises of 2.5 per cent falls below inflation rate
UK pay rises of 2.5 per cent falls below inflation rate
UK pay rises stayed flat year on year at 2.5 per cent in the three months to May, according to [...]
June 20, 2019
RMT rail union accuses Sadiq Khan of Tory cuts ‘stitch up’
RMT rail union accuses Sadiq Khan of Tory cuts ‘stitch up’
The RMT rail union has accused Sadiq Khan of carrying out “Tory cuts to the Tube” as it protests outside [...]
June 20, 2019
Huawei founder downplays $30bn revenue hit after US ban
Huawei founder downplays $30bn revenue hit after US ban
Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei has played down the impact of a US trade ban on the Chinese tech firm, just [...]
June 20, 2019
Facebook cryptocurrency libra could pose regulatory problems, Bank of England deputy governor warns
Facebook cryptocurrency libra could pose regulatory problems, Bank of England deputy governor warns
Facebook’s plans to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England deputy governor Sam [...]
June 20, 2019
Tory leadership race: Who will face down frontrunner Boris Johnson?
Tory leadership race: Who will face down frontrunner Boris Johnson?
Tory MPs will today decide who will face down Boris Johnson as the contest to be the next Prime Minister [...]
June 20, 2019
US military drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace
US military drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace
A US military drone has reportedly been shot down in international airspace by an Iranian missile. The MQ-4C Triton drone [...]
June 20, 2019