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UK firms expect to give 2.5 percent basic pay rise this year – XpertHR

LONDON (Reuters) – British private-sector employers expect to give staff a basic annual pay rise of 2.5 percent this year, the same as in 2018, though some will delay awards until after government Brexit plans are clearer, an industry survey showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the Canary Wharf financial district of London,…

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May urges MPs to back her Brexit deal now

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions in the Parliament in London, Britain, March 20, 2019 in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she deeply regretted her decision to seek a Brexit extension from the European Union and she urged MPs, who…

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Tusk invites EU leaders to agree short, conditional Brexit delay

President of the European Council Donald Tusk arrives to deliver a statement on Brexit ahead of the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleBRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday he believed the EU should endorse a short delay of Brexit beyond March 29 if Britain’s parliament ratifies…

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Brexit delayed? PM May requests three-month extension, EU pushes back

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May asked for a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday to buy time to get her twice-rejected divorce deal though parliament, but the request faced immediate resistance from the European Commission. A copy of the letter sent by British Prime Minister Theresa May to European Council President Donald Tusk is seen next…