Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images Boris Johnson LONDON — The number of Britons becoming German citizens jumped 361% last year, according to the German Federal Statistics Office, on concerns Brexit will make it harder to work and travel within the European Union. A total of 2,865 Britons took German citizenship in 2016, the same year as the referendum to […]

LONDON —  The amount the average Brit earns is dropping sharply as post-Brexit inflation pressures continue to squeeze, according to the latest data released by the Office for National Statistics on Wednesday. “Latest estimates show that average weekly earnings for employees in Great Britain in nominal terms (that is, not adjusted for price inflation) increased […]

Britain’s main opposition Labour wants to raise income tax for anyone over £80,000 while shadow chancellor John McDonnell classed anyone earning over £70,000 in Britain as rich. But according to a survey of 1,555 professionals by employment data group Emolument that work in sectors are likely be paid a lot more than the average Briton, which […]

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz William Ackman, founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks to the audience in New York, July 22, 2014. LONDON — British investors can now get a piece of legendary US hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, after his firm, Pershing Square Holdings — an offshoot of Ackman’s multibillion dollar Pershing […]

LONDON — British consumers reported the biggest squeeze on the amount of cash they have available to spend in more than two and a half years in April, according to a new survey from IHS Markit released on Wednesday. Markit’s Household Finance Index (HFI) — less closely watched than its monthly PMI surveys, but still […]

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Royal Mint The new British pound coin. LONDON — Brits could lose up to £1.1 billion in loose change when the new pound coin is introduced in March, according to research from payment firm Mastercard. The current £1 coin will be replaced in April for the first time in thirty […]