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Posted by: Jemma Puzey
01/07/2016

Brexit: Vodafone is threatening to move UK jobs to the EU, and Goldman Sachs says banking jobs could go. The Brexit jobs exodus may be about to begin. Vodafone is considering moving UK roles across the channel following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, and Goldman Sachs has warned that banks could do the same, according to reports.(Source: The Guardian)

Overseas job searches double after Brexit vote. In the aftermath of the UK’s vote to leave the EU, searches for jobs outside the UK doubled within 48 hours. Ireland was the top country UK jobseekers were searching for work in, as found by job site Indeed. Marketing, HR, engineering, transport and retail were amongst the top searches for UK to Ireland job searches, with the hospitality and finance sectors being the most popular in the UK in comparison to other European countries job searches. (Source: Grapevine)

The pound has fallen by more than 1% after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney hinted at fresh economic stimulus measures. He said it was likely "some monetary policy easing" would be required in response to the Brexit vote. A deteriorating economic outlook means action from the Bank is likely during the summer, Mr Carney said. The Bank's key interest rate - currently at a record low of 0.5% - is its chief tool of monetary policy. Mr Carney was speaking to business leaders in his second speech since the UK's vote to leave the EU. (Source: BBC news)

Apple has been granted a patent for technology that could stop smartphone cameras being used at concerts. The patent describes a smartphone camera receiving coded infrared signals beamed from emitters in public places. The handset could then offer on-screen information or disable the camera functionality to stop pictures being taken. (Source: BBC Tech)

 

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