Indian business investment in the East Midlands strong despite Brexit uncertainties

The India meets Britain Tracker 2018, published by Grant Thornton UK LLP in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), shows that uncertainty over the outcomes of Brexit negotiations does not appear to have negatively affected...

Bestway Wholesale sign pact to buy two Blakemore depots

Bestway Wholesale has signed an agreement with A.F. Blakemore to purchase two of the company’s cash and carry depots

Ease of doing biz: Gujarat slips to 5th rank

From the most efficient state in 2015, Gujarat has slipped to fifth rank in the latest ease of doing industry ratings prepared by the World Bank and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

India poised to pip Britain to become 5th largest economy next year: Jaitley

India's finance minister Arun Jaitley exuded confidence that India will pip Britain to become the fifth largest economy in the world next year if economic expansion continues at the projected rate.

US Supreme Court partially okays Trump's travel ban

The US Supreme Court has partially reinstated President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries, before examining the case in full this autumn

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B concerns with US treasury secy

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of tightening of the H1B visa regime with US counterpart treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin during their first meeting, highlighting the contribution of Indian firms and professionals to...

US asks public schools to let transgender access to bathrooms

The US administration has issued guidance directing public schools to let transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity.

Will ‘Teflon’ President Zuma survive the latest scandal?

Former US President Ronald Reagan was called by his detractors “the Teflon president”. The nickname was coined by Patricia Schroeder, a Congresswoman, and reflected on how a plethora of scandals surrounding his presidency seemed to have no effect...

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Women of India, Women of Britain, Women of the World

They nearly did it. The Indian cricket team nearly won the world cup in cricket. The women came a lot closer than the men.

Bank of England cut growth forecast

Brexit negotiations initially got off to a shaky start as it seemed that British cabinet ministers were unable to reach an agreement on the best course of actions and the government also seemed at war with itself over the divorce terms.

Brexit deal in tatters

The ongoing and tense negotiations have led to a broad agreement by the UK to a gross financial settlement of £89bn on leaving the bloc, although the British expect the final net bill to be half as much. The news brings the two sides close to agreement on a key obstacle to opening talks on a future free trade pact.

A Royal Deal

We are currently going through the paperwork on a deal we have placed. There is an imposed time pressure by the seller.

Separating the wheat from the chaff

I had a client who visited me yesterday. He has previously purchased a couple of properties through us, one in W2 in Queensway; and the other in Wembley, through an auction.

The Expansion of Heathrow Airport

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Here at Asian Voice, we are conducting an investigation in to the potential impacts of the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport. Following Parliaments' approval of the construction of a third runway, we are seeking to gain a better understanding of how the public feels regarding this sizeable proposal. We ask that you reply to our questionnaire so that we can get a feel of how our readers view the potential expansion. Views of those local to West London are particularly welcome.

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