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COUNTRY

United Kingdom
ISO CODE GB 
ISO 3 CODE GBR 
ISO NUMERIC 826 
PHONE, CALL CODE 44 
FIPS CODE UK 
CAPITAL London 
AREA (SQ. KM) 244820 
AREA (PLACE) 80 
POPULATION 62348447 
POPULATION (PLACE) 22 
CONTINENT EU 
DOMAIN .uk 
CURRENCY CODE GBP 
CURRENCY NAME Pound 
LONG CURRENCY NAME
EXCHANGE RATE
British pound
PHONE 44 
POSTAL CODE FORMAT @# #@@|@## #@@|@@# #@@|@@## #@@|@#@ #@@|@@#@ #@@|GIR0AA 
POSTAL CODE REGEX ^(([A-Z]d{2}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]d{3}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]{2}d{2}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]{2}d{3}[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]d[A-Z]d[A-Z]{2})|([A-Z]{2}d[A-Z]d[A-Z]{2})|(GIR0AA))$ 
LANGUAGESen-GB, cy-GB, gd
GEONAME ID 2635167 
NEIGHBOURSIreland

CAPITAL

 London 
ASCIINAME London 
LATITUDE 51.5085300 
LONGITUDE -0.1257400 
GEO CLASS P 
GEO CODE PPLC 
COUNTRY CODE GB 
ADMIN1 CODE ENG 
ADMIN2 CODE GLA 
POPULATION 7556900 
GTOPO30 25 
TIMEZONE Europe/London 

COUNTRY FLAG

GB

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REGIONS, STATES, ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS

NAMEASCII NAME
LATITUDE, LONGITUDE
GOOGLE MAP
GEO
CODE
ADMIN1
CODE
POPULATIONGTOPO30TIMEZONE
 Aireborough   Aireborough 
53.8666700
-1.6833300
 ADM1H   ENG   -   187   Europe/London 
 Avon   Avon 
51.4333300
-2.5000000
 ADM1H   ENG   -   63   Europe/London 
 Bedfordshire   Bedfordshire 
52.0000000
-0.5000000
 ADM1H   ENG   590700   83   Europe/London 
 Belfast   Belfast 
54.5833300
-5.9500000
 ADM1H   NIR   -   11   Europe/London 
 Berkshire   Berkshire 
51.5000000
-1.2500000
 ADM1H   ENG   815900   129   Europe/London 
 Britannia   Britannia 
51.5185800
-0.1260600
 ADM1H   ENG   -   34   Europe/London 
 Britannia Inferior   Britannia Inferior 
53.9574500
-1.0846400
 ADM1H   ENG   -   14   Europe/London 
 Britannia Superior   Britannia Superior 
51.5184500
-0.1258100
 ADM1H   ENG   -   34   Europe/London 
 Central Region   Central Region 
56.0833300
-4.1166700
 ADM1H   SCT   -   375   Europe/London 
 Clwyd   Clwyd 
53.0833300
-3.5000000
 ADM1H   WLS   491100   504   Europe/London 
 County of Cheshire   County of Cheshire 
53.1666700
-2.5833300
 ADM1H   ENG   999800   44   Europe/London 
 Dyfed   Dyfed 
51.9166700
-4.1666700
 ADM1H   WLS   375200   188   Europe/London 
 England   England 
52.1604500
-0.7031200
 ADM1   ENG   50000000   62   Europe/London 
 Grampian Region   Grampian Region 
57.2666700
-3.1666700
 ADM1H   SCT   -   678   Europe/London 
 Greater Manchester   Greater Manchester 
53.4500000
-2.2333300
 ADM1H   ENG   2553700   37   Europe/London 
 Hereford and Worcester   Hereford and Worcester 
52.1500000
-2.5000000
 ADM1H   ENG   -   140   Europe/London 
 Humberside   Humberside 
53.7500000
-0.4166700
 ADM1H   ENG   -   4   Europe/London 
 Lothian Region   Lothian Region 
55.7000000
-3.0000000
 ADM1H   SCT   -   518   Europe/London 
 Merseyside   Merseyside 
53.4000000
-3.0833300
 ADM1H   ENG   1353600   7   Europe/London 
 Mid Glamorgan   Mid Glamorgan 
51.5000000
-3.4500000
 ADM1H   WLS   -   99   Europe/London 
 Northern Ireland   Northern Ireland 
54.5000000
-6.5000000
 ADM1   NIR   1700000   13   Europe/London 
 Scotland   Scotland 
56.0000000
-4.0000000
 ADM1   SCT   5000000   171   Europe/London 
 South Glamorgan   South Glamorgan 
51.3333300
-3.3833300
 ADM1H   WLS   445000   -9999   Europe/London 
 South Yorkshire   South Yorkshire 
53.4500000
-1.2500000
 ADM1H   ENG   1292900   93   Europe/London 
 Spenborough   Spenborough 
53.7333300
-1.6166700
 ADM1H   ENG   -   156   Europe/London 
 Strathclyde Region   Strathclyde Region 
55.8120900
-4.0264900
 ADM1H   SCT   2435104   81   Europe/London 
 Tayside Region   Tayside Region 
56.4166700
-3.5333300
 ADM1H   SCT   391274   62   Europe/London 
 Tyne and Wear   Tyne and Wear 
54.9166700
-1.5666700
 ADM1H   ENG   1087600   144   Europe/London 
 Wales   Wales 
52.5000000
-3.5000000
 ADM1   WLS   3000000   133   Europe/London 
 West Glamorgan   West Glamorgan 
51.5833300
-3.7500000
 ADM1H   WLS   -   222   Europe/London 
 West Midlands   West Midlands 
52.5000000
-1.9666700
 ADM1H   ENG   2600100   154   Europe/London 
 West Suffolk   West Suffolk 
52.2500000
0.8333300
 ADM1H   ENG   -   56   Europe/London 
 West Yorkshire   West Yorkshire 
53.7000000
-1.5833300
 ADM1H   ENG   2161200   113   Europe/London 


Economist:

Great britain economics - 2003

There are certain rules to be observed in the UK:
  • One is that you may bid up to 29,9% of a company’s shares before making a full bid, but after that you must make a full offer for all the remaining shares, at the highest price you have paid for the shares so far.
  • Another basic rule is that shareholders must be treated equally, and when an offer is announced, the share transaction must be reported by all parties to the city Take-over Panel, the Stock exchange, and financial press.
  • If the ground rules for take-overs are negotiable, the reason for the voting shares in a company gives the power to appoint directors and control the policies of that company. For what purpose?
  • To buy shares at a bargain price. If shares are good value it seems logical to buy as many as possible. This could lead to asset-stripping where the break-up value of the company is higher than the price of the shares.
  • To enjoy economies of scale as a result of the enlarged operations. If unit costs can be reduced, pricing policies can be more flexible and profits increased.
  • To eliminate competition.
  • To secure future supplies at a reasonable price. Thus, a company owning a chain of supermarkets may take over a factory processing a variety of foods. This is called backward integration.
  • To ensure markets for the goods or services of the parent company. This might be where a company making shoes, take over one owning a chain of shoe shops. This is called forward integration.
  • To benefit from a policy of diversification, a company becoming involved in a wide variety of activities.
  • To rescue an ailing company, in which case the impetus for the take-over might come from the company, which is seeking to take over. Management buy-outs might be included in this category.
  • How can a company combat a suspected take-over bid? One way is to avoid a situation here shareholders are unaware of the true value of their shares. Accountants and auditors are expected to be prudent, but a policy of prudence can lead to low dividends. Low dividends can lead to low share prices, and that is the ideal setting for take-over.


2016-04-21 03:44:46
Finance:

United Kingdom - 2008

        This country is suffering the recession  because of the world financial crisis at the moment. The three biggest banks were partially nationalized, as many smaller banks had bankrupts. Government has injected 50 billion of pounds and in return it received part of the stock of "Royal Bank of Scotland" (RBS), "Lloyds TSB" and  “HBOS”. The strategy to end the recession in the country is to spend money in all possible ways. To do that, UK government has lowered the value added tax from 17,5% to 15% for a period of one year. The government has also made a present for all pensioners – it gave 60 pounds to each of the pensioner for Christmas time. 
As United Kingdom is not afraid to spend money in recession time, its debt in 2007 was 43 billion pounds and in 2008 it increased up to 78 billion pounds and in 2009 it can be as large as 118 billion – eight percent of the all GDP.
More and more people are getting fired, because many firms bankrupts or lowers the number of employees. It can be seen in the table, that during the January - February 2008, the unemployment has increased by one percent. The average time worked per week for males is 40 hours, but there are many people, who work up to 45, 50 or even 60 or more hours per week. Females works for 38-40 hours at average. The current inflation rate in the country is 3,1 percent.
        By concluding, there is a possible risk for United Kingdom to bankrupt as a country, if the so called “money-spending” strategy will not succeed.


2016-09-26 10:04:35

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