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Businesses raise jobs fears amid clarity calls over two-metre rule relaxation

8 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland

UNDER-PRESSURE businesses have raised fears over what will be asked of them in order to cut physical-distancing rules in half when they re-open in less than two weeks' time.
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Businesses welcome two-metre rule changes but warn over face covering 'tensions with customers'

22 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   3 articles

BUSINESSES have welcomed the two-metre social distancing rule being cut in half for shops, pubs and restaurants in Scotland - but have raised concerns mandatory face mask...
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Two-metre rule to be relaxed for some as Nicola Sturgeon outlines lockdown relaxations

1 day ago   |   Herald Scotland

COMMUNITIES in the south west of Scotland will still need to restrict travel to five miles while the rule across the rest of Scotland is to be relaxed - while some businesses...
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Coronavirus: Concern over hundreds of millions in unused business grants

1 day ago   |   Herald Scotland

MINISTERS have been urged to ensure hundreds of millions of pounds in unclaimed business grants are used to help firms reeling from the coronavirus lockdown.
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Alan Mak: A new tech scrappage scheme will boost productivity

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Alan Mak is MP for Havant and Founder of the APPG on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash, governments around the world including...
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Alex Story: The Government needs to end the State's fixation on race

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Alex Story is Head of Business Development at a City broker working with Hedge Funds and other financial institutions. He stood for parliament in 2005, 2010 and 2015. “We are...
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Coronavirus: Scottish government to announce 2m rule decision

1 day ago   |   BBC

Many pubs, restaurants and other businesses want the distance reduced before they reopen later this month.
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Leicester lockdown: Sharma to investigate unsafe factories claim and Covid-19 rates

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Business secretary pledges to deal with any workplace safety breaches as HSE plans spot checks on textile firms Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage...
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Alan Mak: Reform capital allowances and R&D tax credits to fire up investment and create jobs

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Alan Mak is MP for Havant and Founder of the APPG on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Improving Britain's productivity is key to both our economic recovery after Coronavirus...
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James Roberts: Big state spender Roosevelt shouldn't be Gove's new role model

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

James Roberts is Political Director of the Taxpayers' Alliance. Our de facto prime minister, Michael Gove, has been a busy man. On Tuesday, he was in the Commons explaining...
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