AGRICULTURE

COVID-19: Support for Businesses

Posted: 17 March 2020
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through the period of disruption caused by the coronavirus.
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Small Firms Seek More Flexibility in New Immigration System

Posted: 1 March 2020
Small businesses face challenges in hiring new employees under the new UK's points-based immigration system that will take effect from 1 January 2021.
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2019 Was Record-Breaking Year for UK Exports

Posted: 1 March 2020
UK exports at an all time high, with goods exports to non-EU countries growing by 13.6% on 2018.
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Major Package of Support for Storm-Hit Areas

Posted: 19 February 2020
Government announces thousands of pounds of support including grants, council tax relief and business rate relief for people and businesses in areas affected by flooding.
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New UK Points-Based Immigration System Announced

Posted: 19 February 2020
On 19 February, Home Secretary Priti Patel launched a new points-based immigration system which will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world.
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£5,000

Posted: 19 February 2020
Flood-hit homes and businesses can apply for up to £5,000 to help make them more resilient to future flooding.
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Britain to Continue Contributing to EU Budget

Posted: 9 February 2020
The UK quit the European Union on 31 January 2020, but till the end of the year the country will continue to contribute to the EU budget.
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Britain Leaves EU, Entering 11-Month Transition Period

Posted: 1 February 2020
The UK has entered the transition period due to last until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will remain in both the EU customs union and single market.
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How Could a UK Points-Based Immigration System Work?

Posted: 29 January 2020
Once the UK leaves the European Union (EU), a new immigration system will be introduced to replace the EU's freedom of movement rule.
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Businesses Receive HMRC Letters about UK-EU Trade Arrangements

Posted: 27 January 2020
HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world highlight actions necessary to take before the end of the transition period.
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Britain to Grant Fast-Tracking Visas to Top Scientists

Posted: 27 January 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a "global talent" visa which will replace the current "exceptional talent" route, but removing the cap on numbers.
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How Government Can Build Better Contracts with Blockchain

Posted: 27 January 2020
It is high time that we look at technology to revamp our existing mechanisms of the third government function – contract enforcement.
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"Green" Davos Opening Today to Tackle Climate Change

Posted: 20 January 2020
Climate change and environmental destruction top the risks highlighted by world decision-makers at Davos.
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Top Global Risks Today Are Environmental

Posted: 18 January 2020
According to Global Risks Report 2020, climate-related risks overshadow all other risks.
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Farmers in England Begin Receiving Payments for 2019

Posted: 2 December 2019
From today, Monday 2 December, farmers and land managers across England will start receiving their 2019 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) money.
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