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Advice for People Struggling to Pay Bills Due to Coronavirus

Posted: 14 January 2021
Advice for those in difficulty with utility bills, or repayment commitments on credit cards, loans and mortgages, as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Unregulated Immigration Advisors Fined £17,000

Posted: 7 January 2021
Directors from two law firms which generated £2.5 million in fees by providing unregulated immigration advice have been fined nearly £17,000 and ordered to pay over £28,000 in compensation.
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Rules for COVID-19 Testing for HGV Drivers Crossing Border

Posted: 6 January 2021
How HGV drivers get their COVID-19 test before leaving the UK for France using the Port of Dover or Eurotunnel.
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Prime Minister Announces Third National Lockdown

Posted: 4 January 2021
From 00.01 on Wednesday people must stay at home to control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives.
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Small Grassroots Organisations Supported in Tackling Loneliness

Posted: 2 January 2021
Government's funding will help provide immediate and targeted relief to those most at risk of loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tampon Tax Abolished From Today

Posted: 1 January 2021
The 5% rate of VAT on sanitary products - referred to as the "tampon tax" - was abolished in the UK from 1 January.
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Provisional Fishing Quota for UK Fishermen to Be Set Shortly

Posted: 31 December 2020
The provisional catch limits for fishermen in the UK will ensure fishing continues uninterrupted until annual fisheries negotiations with the EU, Norway and Faroe Islands conclude.
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EY: Brexit Readiness Guide for Businesses with a Few Days to Go

Posted: 20 December 2020
With UK-EU talks on the future trade and economic relationship continuing, what are final considerations before the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020?
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What Brexit Means for Product Labelling and Marking

Posted: 19 December 2020
Changes will be required for placing goods on the Great Britain, Northern Ireland and EU markets, regardless of whether a UK-EU trade deal is agreed.
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Furlough Scheme Extended Until End of April

Posted: 17 December 2020
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which was due to end on 31 October, will now be extended until the end of April.
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UK Internal Market Bill Becomes Law

Posted: 17 December 2020
New laws to protect jobs and trade across the whole of the United Kingdom will come into force from 1 January 2021.
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What Is an ‘Australia-Style’ EU Trade Deal?

Posted: 13 December 2020
Boris Johnson and his ministers are contemplating the increasing likelihood of failure to negotiate a free trade deal with the EU and speaking of establishing an “Australian-style” relationship with the bloc from next year.
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EU Proposes Targeted Contingency Measures to Prepare for Possible “No-Deal” Scenario

Posted: 10 December 2020
The European Commission has today put forward a set of targeted contingency measures ensuring basic reciprocal air and road connectivity between the EU and the UK, as well as allowing for the possibility of reciprocal fishing access by EU and UK vessels to each other's waters.
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Insolvency Measures Extended Till End of March 2021

Posted: 9 December 2020
Measures from the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act have been extended to relieve pressure on businesses dealing with coronavirus.
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UK Points-Based Immigration System Opens

Posted: 1 December 2020
The new global system awards points for skills, having a job offer and speaking English.
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