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UK and South Korea to signal ‘continuity’ commerce settlement

Picture copyright Getty Pictures The UK will signal a “continuity” commerce settlement with South Korea on Thursday, permitting companies to maintain buying and selling freely after Brexit. Worldwide Commerce Secretary Liz Truss will signal the settlement together with her South Korean counterpart Yoo Myung-hee in London. The two countries agreed …

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UK ‘first in line’ for US commerce deal, says John Bolton

Picture copyright Reuters The UK is “first in line” for a commerce cope with the US, President Trump’s nationwide safety adviser has stated. John Bolton stated the US supported a no-deal Brexit and added Washington would suggest an accelerated collection of commerce offers. Mr Bolton claimed offers might be accomplished …

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SSE in talks with Ovo over sale of UK power enterprise

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Vitality firm SSE, which provides nearly six million UK households, says it’s negotiating the sale of its power retail enterprise to Ovo Group. Nevertheless it says no determination has been made by the 2 companies on finalising a deal. If a deal is reached, Ovo will …

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UK shopper spending falls to document low

Picture copyright NurPhoto July’s sizzling climate failed to spice up shopper spending within the UK which fell to a brand new low amid Brexit uncertainty and gradual actual wage development. Common retail gross sales over the 12 months to July rose by zero.5% – a document low in response to …

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Weak pound boosting UK tourism business

Picture copyright Getty Photos The variety of vacationers visiting the UK from China has risen by nearly a fifth this summer time, the newest figures present. Journey knowledge agency ForwardKeys mentioned that summer time flight bookings from long-haul markets had been additionally 6% increased than in the identical interval final …

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Iran seizes two UK tankers in Strait of Hormuz

Picture copyright Erwin Willemse Overseas Secretary Jeremy Hunt has mentioned he’s “extraordinarily involved” by the seizure of two tankers by Iran. The Stena Impero is British-flagged and the Mesdar is Liberian-flagged however British owned. The Mesdar’s operator mentioned the vessel was now free to proceed its journey after it was …

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Chinese language ethnic group greatest earners within the UK

Picture copyright Getty Photos Chinese language and Indian ethnic group employees have larger common earnings than their white British counterparts, the primary official figures on the difficulty present. However the information on the ethnicity pay gap, confirmed all different ethnic teams have decrease wages than white British employees. The Workplace …

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UK seeks new no-deal Brexit freight plan

Picture copyright PA Media Picture caption The freight plan goals to take the stress of the crossing from Dover to France Transport firms are being requested to bid to supply further freight capability for use within the occasion of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. The hurried ferry procurement course …

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