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UK economic growth exceeds forecasts According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in the last three months of 2017 the UK economy expanded by 0.5 per cent. Economists had initially predicted a 0.4 per cent expansion so the better-than-expected economic growth was welcomed. Darren Morgan, Head of GDP at the ONS, said: “The boost […]

Economist says UK will cope with Brexit hit Former Goldman Sachs economist and ex-Treasury minister Jim O’Neill said: “Britain’s economy is likely to fare better in 2018 than many forecasters suggest and the benefits of global growth in the years ahead should easily dwarf the hit from leaving the EU.” O’Neill suggests that the UK […]

Trade ties strengthened in Turkey The Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, has travelled to Turkey to further strengthen the UK’s trade relationship with the country. Dr Fox met with President Erdoğan to discuss how the two countries will continue to build a strong trade relationship post Brexit. Turkey is a key market for the UK […]

UK businesses optimistic for brighter 2018 A recent report by accountant and business advisor BDO, has revealed that the UK business community is feeling optimistic after a Brexit breakthrough deal between Britain and the EU was secured at the end of last year. The report found that there has been an increase in the monthly […]

Dr Liam Fox makes his first international trade visit of 2018 This week International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, travelled to China for his first international visit of the new year to advance the UK’s trade and investment relationship. This second-stage visit to Beijing and Shenzhen saw Dr Fox meet with the Chinese Minister of […]

Think tank, IPPR, proposes a post-Brexit trading deal The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is the UK’s leading progressive think tank. They have proposed the creation of a trade deal based on a ‘shared market’ between the UK and EU. This shared market model would hope to keep the benefits of a single market […]

Brexit Deal – main points of agreement Last Thursday, Theresa May was in Brussels to seal the deal on an agreement that the government hopes will now push the Brexit process forward to the next stage. The European Commission agreed that sufficient progress had been made for the UK and EU to start discussing their […]

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