ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL SECTOR

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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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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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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Europe Rejects U.S. Sanctions on Nord Stream 2

Posted: 21 December 2019
German leaders object to U.S. interference in Europe’s internal affairs.
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Conservatives Swept to Crushing Victory in 2019 General Election

Posted: 14 December 2019
Boris Johnson's party has secured the largest Tory majority since Margaret Thatcher won a third term in 1987.
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Labour Announces Plans for Nationalision and Higher Taxes on the Rich

Posted: 5 September 2019
The Labour party's proposals call for a fundamental redistribution of income and power in the UK.
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Britain Expands Job Shortage List to Attract Qualified Immigrant Workforce

Posted: 30 May 2019
Shortages of workers in Britain's economy have increased since 2013 as unemployment has fallen to its lowest since 1975.
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Top 10 Risks to the Global Economy

Posted: 7 March 2019
Geopolitical uncertainty is on the rise and will remain a source of significant risk.
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UK's 'Alternative Finance' Industry Worth £4.6b

Posted: 18 December 2017
The UK's "alternative finance" industry has grown by 43% over the last year to £4.6 billion.
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