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Dog helpers are giving a new lease of life to disabled owners in Britain

Dog helpers are giving a new lease of life to disabled owners in Britain

Alongside well-groomed canines taking part in beauty contests this week at Britain’s Crufts dog show, specially trained labradors, poodles and cocker spaniels showed off a different set of skills that can save the lives of their disabled owners. These four-legged helpers are trained not just to help the blind or partially sighted but also to [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dog helpers are giving a new lease of life to disabled owners in Britain

European firms offer Britain scant support in divorce talks

European firms offer Britain scant support in divorce talks

More than 20 European business associations and companies interviewed by Reuters say they back their governments’ position that Britain’s banking sector can only enjoy EU market access post-Brexit if the country still follows the bloc’s rules. Britain wants a trade deal that gives London’s financial district, known as the City, access to EU clients while [...]

September 25, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on European firms offer Britain scant support in divorce talks

William Kendall: ‘In Britain we’re selling our businesses too readily’

William Kendall: ‘In Britain we’re selling our businesses too readily’

The chairman of Cawston Press, who turned the New Covent Garden Soup Company and Green & Black’s into major brands, talks to Anna Isaac about building a crack team, selling your first company and why a minute without a good finance person is a minute wasted. How did you get involved with the New Covent [...]

September 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on William Kendall: ‘In Britain we’re selling our businesses too readily’

Watch: AIB’s Independence Day video is a hilarious satire on India’s exit interview with Britain

Watch: AIB’s Independence Day video is a hilarious satire on India’s exit interview with Britain

The funny men of AIB are back, and how! The group has released a video on the occasion on India’s 70th Independence Day and it’s called — The Day India Resigned. The satire video, wonderfully and hilariously highlights how Indians were made to feel secondary in their own country by the Queen’s men who had [...]

August 15, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Watch: AIB’s Independence Day video is a hilarious satire on India’s exit interview with Britain

For the first time in 18 years, I don’t feel welcome in Britain

For the first time in 18 years, I don’t feel welcome in Britain

I am a migrant from the European Union. You have probably heard lots of things about people like me in the referendum campaign, but you may not have actually heard from any of us. We have got more to lose than anyone else – our livelihoods depend on the outcome – but we do not [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on For the first time in 18 years, I don’t feel welcome in Britain

Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

Government proposals which could see half of overseas teachers forced to leave the country will increase the teacher recruitment crisis to record levels, the NASUWT teachers’ union has warned. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, is currently considering plans to raise the minimum salary for all skilled migrants from outside the EU from £20,800 to £30,000. It [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

Britain contracts for Hawk trainer aircraft support

Britain contracts for Hawk trainer aircraft support

LONDON, March 29 — Britain’s Ministry of Defense has committed more than $527 million for four contracts for continued in-service support of Hawk training aircraft. The fleet of Hawk TMk1 and TMk2 aircraft made by BAE Systems are used by Royal Air Force and Royal Navy for military flying training prior to conversion onto frontline [...]

March 29, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Britain contracts for Hawk trainer aircraft support