Artist Turner To Appear On England’s New £20 Note

The artist J. M. W. Turner will appear on the new £20 note, Bank of England governor Mark Carney announced Friday. The new design will include Joseph Mallord William Turner’s self-portrait and his 1838 oil painting “The Fighting Temeraire”. “Turner


New UK Minimum Wage Weighing On Hiring

LONDON (Reuters) – Concerns among British employers about a new, higher UK minimum wage are contributing to a sharp slowdown in hiring via recruitment firms, according to a survey published on Thursday. The number of people hired last month for

British musicians Miss Dynamite (5th L) and Charlie Simpson (6th L) join unemployed young people as they stand in line outside a job centre in central London during a photocall for the Battlefront Campaign, raising awareness of the large number of young people who are currently unemployed in the UK …

Bank Of England Governor Warns Of Climate Change Risks

LONDON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday that companies must be more open about their “climate change footprint” to avoid abrupt changes in asset prices that could destabilise markets. The speed at which assets

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 10: The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, gives his speech at the annual 'Lord Mayors Dinner to the Bankers and Merchants of the City of London' at the Mansion House on June 10, 2015 in London, England.