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Waitrose boss joins chorus calling for post Brexit food standards protection

The new boss of Waitrose, James Bailey, says any post Brexit regression in food standards would represent an "unacceptable backwards step". Bailey joins David...

Rishi Sunak announces Nikhil Rathi as new FCA Chief Executive

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced on Monday that Nikhil Rathi will take over as Chief Executive of the FCA. Prior to today's announcement,...

Tensions, stimulus and Coronavirus leave global equities caught in two minds

On the one hand stimulus hopes and Coronavirus treatments, on the other hand geopolitical tensions and a looming second wave. Global equities certainly weren't...

Rashford letter sees government u-turn on free school meals for 1.3m...

England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford sent an emotive open letter to MPs, urging them to 'protect the vulnerable' by extending the Coronavirus...

Rishi Sunak – Boris Johnson’s crown jewel or dagger in the...

Rishi Sunak, a young and charismatic Chancellor, and one of the few members of the government to see their stock rise during the Coronavirus...

UK and Coronavirus – reviewing a difficult week for Boris’s government

Running on a precarious combination of national solidarity and political incompetence, the UK's Coronavirus outlook ended the week much the same as it began....

Boris Johnson says the UK is now at maximum risk from...

In his first speech since falling ill, Boris Johnson has said this is the point the UK is at maximum risk from COVID-19, despite...
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Government closes schools to contain COVID-19

Boris Johnson revealed yesterday that all schools in the UK are to close from Friday in order to help contain the spread of COVID-19. "The...
UK government

Government reveals plan to help businesses amid COVID-19

The government revealed yesterday a plan to help safeguard the British economy from the evolving outbreak of COVID-19. As measures to contain the spread of...

Boris & Sunak big-spend budget: 3 missed opportunities

Few would venture to deny the momentous nature of the new government's maiden budget. Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak employed an undeniably Keynesian approach...