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United Kingdom productivity hits six-year high, reveals ONS

United Kingdom productivity hits six-year high, reveals ONS

Ian Brinkley, acting chief economist at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, said it was too soon to start celebrating as "giant leaps" were needed. Companies in the business services sector contributed strongly to the productivity growth in the third quarter, as did the IT sector, energy firms, chemical and pharmaceutical companies, retailers and public services. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australia Plans for Medicinal Marijuana Exports

Australia Plans for Medicinal Marijuana Exports

But the government hopes domestic medicinal use, legalized past year, and exports will rapidly boost production. Cann Group ended the day up 35 percent; AusCann Group rose almost 54 percent; and BOD Australia closed up about 39 percent. He said allowing the export of medicinal cannabis product will also help the developing domestic market to grow further, amid increasing competition from imports. Consulte Mais Informação

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Irn Bru Devotees In Crisis Ahead Of 50% Less Sugar Recipe Change

Irn Bru Devotees In Crisis Ahead Of 50% Less Sugar Recipe Change

AG Barr, based just outside Glasgow, said last autumn it would cut the amount of sugar in Irn Bru at the start of 2018 to just below 5 grams per 100 milliliters from 10 grams. IRN-BRU makers have taken to social media to reassure fans that they will still enjoy the drink after the controversial recipe change. The sugar tax was created by a democratically elected government with the best of intentions - to make us healthier and happier. Consulte Mais Informação

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Debenhams warns on profit after price cuts fail to lure shoppers

Debenhams warns on profit after price cuts fail to lure shoppers

Debenhams warned that the United Kingdom trading environment has continued to be "volatile and highly competitive", with weaker demand in some more discretionary items. Future payments on existing leases are estimated to be £4.5bn, based on current terms and conditions. However, it did note that Debenhams in the Republic of Ireland delivered "positive like-for-like growth in constant currency" against a backdrop where "other markets remain mixed". Consulte Mais Informação

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Westinghouse Electric Acquired for $4.6 Billion

Westinghouse Electric Acquired for $4.6 Billion

Westinghouse Electric designs and services large and small nuclear reactors for power producers in the USA, where nuclear power accounts for roughly 20 per cent of all electricity generation, which is the company's main growth market. One of Westinghouse's unfinished USA projects, known as Vogtle in Georgia, will continue with Southern Co replacing the company as the project manager. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw

Apple warns iPhones, iPads and Mac computers hit by Intel flaw

And Intel has yet to comment publicly on the processor vulnerability. Cloud administrations possessed by Amazon, Microsoft , and Google itself have additionally been utilizing Project Zero's examination to make and issue patches for their servers, while numerous other littler cloud suppliers who had not been beforehand told about the defect are now scrambling to fix their machines. Consulte Mais Informação

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MPs want 25p 'latte levy' to boost recycling rates

MPs want 25p 'latte levy' to boost recycling rates

MPs said: "It is unacceptable that coffee sellers are perpetuating customer confusion though their use of recycling labels and emphasis on the recyclability of coffee cups, despite the shockingly low recycling rate", the report said . Waste cups are "an unsightly and damaging blight on the environment", said the Environmental Audit Committee in a new report published Friday. But just four recycling companies in the United Kingdom can separate the plastic film lining the inside of the paper ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Gander Outdoors to open this spring in Niles

Gander Outdoors to open this spring in Niles

Instead, Marcus Lemonis , Star of the CNBC show "The Profit", is also the Chairman and CEO of recreational vehicle retailer Camping World , previously said that he wanted to keep nearly 70 stores open. "They'll start opening at a very rapid pace", he said. Camping World bought Gander Mountain out of a bankruptcy auction last May, according to a filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission. Consulte Mais Informação

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Blackberry and Baidu confirm self-driving auto partnership

Blackberry and Baidu confirm self-driving auto partnership

The Waterloo, Ont. software company will work with Baidu Inc . on technology to power autonomous vehicles, the companies said in a joint release Wednesday. "We aim to provide automakers with a clear and fast path to fully autonomous vehicle production, with safety and security as top priorities". CEO John Chen said last month after announcing the company's third-quarter results that BlackBerry is making good progress towards being a key software supplier for autonomous vehicles. Consulte Mais Informação

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FCC Chairman Pai cancels CES appearance

FCC Chairman Pai cancels CES appearance

In November, CTA announced Pai would join Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) acting chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen next Tuesday for a " candid discussion " about the 2018 regulatory agenda of the agency. In turn, many were hoping, perhaps naively, that Pai would finally address numerous longstanding net neutrality concerns he conveniently ignored over the past few weeks. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tesla says its Model 3 production nightmare is almost over

Tesla says its Model 3 production nightmare is almost over

But late past year, Tesla said it planned to hit that 5,000-car-per-week production rate by " late Q1 ". Tesla shares fell as much as 3.6 per cent to US$305.68, the biggest intraday drop in five weeks. Previously, Tesla was trying to manufacture Model 3s at that rate sometime in 2017. Tesla reported 860 Model 3 sedans were in transit to customers at the end of December. Consulte Mais Informação

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Macy's holiday sales, job cuts send shares tumbling

Macy's holiday sales, job cuts send shares tumbling

The shutdown also might be speaking to an appetite by younger shoppers for smaller stores rather than big-box locations, added Alyce Robertson, executive director of the Miami Downtown Development Authority. Macy's spokeswoman Blair Rosenberg said those changes would mean a net loss of some 5000 jobs. The building is owned by Aetna Realty Group LLC, which bought part of the building about five years ago for $15.5 million and the rest shortly after for $10 million, according to the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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