SIWO Global News 21st August 2018 #127

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House of Fraser Flagship Store in Oxford Street is Saved

The new owner of House of Fraser, Mike Ashley has saved the Oxford Street Flagship Store from closure, by coming to an agreement with the landlord.  His plan is to keep open as many stores open as possible.  There are issues of suppliers to be paid and online customers with cancelled goods to be sorted out.

Superdrug warns Online Customers of Criminals

Customers using the Superdrug’s Online Services have been asked to change their passwords.  A group has claimed to have stolen details of  20,00 customers, thereby getting access to accounts, email addresses and passwords.  Some customers reacted angrily to the news and demanded an apology.

UK possibly a ” 21st century exporting superpower”

The International Trade Secretary Liam Fox spoke to the Federation of Small  Businesses (FSM) about the government’s Post-Brexit ambitions.   He wants exports as a proportion of UK GDP to rise from 30% to 35%.  The figures for last year’s export of goods and services rose to a record high £620 billion.  Mike Cherry of the FSB asked for more help from the government’s UK Export Finance department, which offers financial support to exporters.

In a separate press release at LBC radio, Liam Fox hinted that EU citizens could come to UK after Brexit, however they need to have a job.  Freedom of movement would end when UK leaves the EU, and the government’s annual  immigration target of 100,000 will be reviewed.

Inspirational Story


“There’s only one happiness in this life,

to love and be loved.


George Sand


Contents- BBC News,   Evening Standard

SIWO Reporter: Susanna Dziworshie

Be Careful, Be Joyful   Be Peaceful


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