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Brexit: New rules from 2021 hit UK-EU trade over the year, study says
A study by the London School of Economics Centre for Economic Performance has shown that UK imports from the EU and British exports to the trading bloc were adversely affected over 2021, the year that new Brexit trading arrangements came into force.
Taxing land and buildings for VAT: rradar shares key tips for businesses
Litigation and commercial law firm rradar shares some key facts for businesses about how VAT applies to commercial land and buildings.
Covid-19: High Court rules that discharge of hospital patients to care homes was unlawful
The High Court has ruled that the government’s policy of discharging hospital patients to care homes in the early weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic was unlawful.
Government drops plans for ‘push back’ tactics against migrant boats, High Court challenge reversed
The UK government has U-turned on its plans to turn back small boats of migrants crossing the English Channel, ahead of a judicial review that was scheduled for May 3.
“It needs a complete rethink”: NAADUK president on tackling the UK skills shortage
NAADUK president Peter Reid discusses how a perfect storm of recent events has disincentivised adults from working and exacerbated the UK skills shortage, while sharing his proposals for a solution to the problem.
DRP Group wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development
Creative communications agency DRP Group has been announced as the proud recipient of a 2022 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development.
Embracing new possibilities: How critically informed creativity is key to professional development and learning
GTC Scotland chief executive Dr Pauline Stephen discusses how critically informed creativity is core to the professional development of the self and one’s ability to learn.
Twitter sale: Musk agrees $44 billion deal for social platform
Billionaire Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk has agreed a $44 billion [£34.5 billion] deal to take over social networking site, Twitter.
Ukraine conflict: US hopes Russian losses will act as future deterrent to aggression
US defence secretary Lloyd Austin has said that he hopes Russia’s military losses sustained during the war in Ukraine will act as a deterrent to committing future acts of aggression.
Leaders in Focus: Wave Leisure Trust’s Duncan Kerr on the “Magic Pill”
Writing for The Leaders Council, Wave Leisure Trust CEO Duncan Kerr looks back on the events of the 2016 Ukactive conference and what must be done for the leisure industry to truly support the health of the nation.
Labour to abolish non-dom tax status if elected
The Labour party has reiterated plans to abolish what it calls “unfair” and “outdated” non-dom taxpayer status if elected to government.
French election: Macron retains presidency
Emmanuel Macron has become the first incumbent to retain the French presidency in 20 years, after defeating rival Marine Le Pen in the French presidential run-off.
Twitter board in talks with Musk over takeover, reports say
Multiple reports suggest that Tesla CEO Elon Musk met with Twitter’s executive board over the weekend to discuss for the first time his $43 billion [£33.6 billion] takeover bid for the social media network.
Raising standards: Protec qualifies for three additional BAFE registrations
Protec has proudly announced that it has recently qualified for three additional registrations with British Approvals for Fire Equipment [BAFE], reaffirming its commitment to the highest possible standards in the fire and building protection industry.