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Roderick Crawford: Almost halfway through July, there is still no sign that a trade deal with the EU is possible - never mind probable

7 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Roderick Crawford works on conflict resolution in countries such as Yemen, South Sudan and Iraq, and on Brexit-related matters. He is a former editor of Parliamentary Brief. We...
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Three in four UK firms unprepared for Brexit, study shows

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

IoD says half of companies questioned cannot fully plan for end of transition period due to lack of clarity on rules Only one in four companies are prepared for Britain's full...
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Neil O'Brien: No, more economic prosperity doesn't depend on more social liberalism

11 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Neil O'Brien is MP for Harborough. Danny Finkelstein took issue with Boris Johnson's idea of “levelling up” in the Times the other day. He reviewed the work of Richard Florida...
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Judy Terry: West Suffolk is showing the way on apprenticeships

12 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Judy Terry is a marketing professional and a former local councillor in Suffolk. Journalists are cynics, but every once in a while you meet someone who restores your faith in...
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Brexit breakthrough: Boris Johnson's trade tactic will get Britain a deal

Brexit breakthrough: Boris Johnson's trade tactic will get Britain a deal

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

BREXIT negotiations received a huge boost after Prime Minister Boris Johnson applied a well-placed business tactic, according to Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice.
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Newslinks for Friday 10th July 2020

Newslinks for Friday 10th July 2020

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Lockdown exit 1) Work out to help out - Gyms get go-ahead... “Gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will reopen from July 25 and nail bars and beauty salons from Monday, the...
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Coronavirus: Pools, gyms, team sport and outdoor gigs to return

3 days ago   |   BBC

Restrictions in England are further eased - with beauty businesses also able to reopen on Monday.
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Comment: Business relief as economy to re-open but Scotland not out of Covid danger yet

4 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

BUSINESS leaders will have breathed a collective sigh of relief after Nicola Sturgeon confirmed pubs, restaurants and hotels are to re-open form July 15.
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Government promises 'relief' for public toilet users

4 days ago   |   BBC

Commons leader says under-pressure councils won't have to pay business rates on conveniences in future.
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Summer statement 2020: IFS airs doubts on 'unprecedented' UK economic stimulus

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Thinktank fears deficit will go higher, new job retention plan is wasteful, and questions stamp duty and VAT cuts Britain is in the middle of an unprecedented crisis but some...
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Newslinks for Monday 13th July 2020

Newslinks for Monday 13th July 2020

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