Brexit economy: UK faces squeeze on living standards

The latest monthly Guardian analysis finds signs of a slowdown as prices rise and real pay shrinks• Help fund our journalism by becoming a Guardian supporterBritish households are being warned to prepare for a tightening squeeze on living standards, as a Guardian analysis shows the Brexit vote’s blow to the pound is stoking inflation while pay packets are shrinking in real terms.As Theresa May prepares to trigger article 50 next week, kicking off the formal process of the UK leaving the EU, the economy continues to defy the doomsayers who predicted a sudden downturn after the referendum. B read more



Kate Middleton gets honest about the ‘huge challenge’ of motherhood and her ‘lack of confidence’

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge attends a parent support group during the launch of maternal mental health films ahead of mother's day at Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists on March 23, 2017 in London, England. The Duchess of Cambridge leaves after launching the maternal mental health films at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London. read more




Uber manager told female engineer that ‘sexism is systemic in tech’

Ride-hailing startup faces yet another discrimination scandal after a manager who was recruiting Kamilah Taylor made the comment in a LinkedIn message Uber is facing yet another discrimination scandal after a manager who was recruiting a female engineer defended the company by saying “sexism is systemic in tech”. On 14 March, an engineering manager at Uber tried to recruit Kamilah Taylor, a senior software engineer at another Silicon Valley company, for a developer position at the San Francisco ride-hailing startup, which is struggling to recover from a major sexual harassment controversy. read more

Copyright © 2013 British News Cloud, a division of News Cloud Overseas Corp.