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‘Frictionless trade’ guarantees sought in Brexit talks

10th August 2017

The future of food trade between the UK and EU and fears about the lowering of food safety standards if a bilateral deal is struck with the US, took centre stage over the past month, as Brexit negotiations began.

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Manufacturing pay rises to 18-month high

22nd May 2017

Three-month average pay settlements in the manufacturing sector have risen above 2% for the first time since November 2015, according to a survey by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, following a surge in inflation.

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Robots to replace 1 in 3 UK jobs over next 20 years, warns IPPR

9th May 2017

Study calls for billions to fund retraining after pinpointing hospitality, retail, transport and manufacturing sectors and poorest parts of UK as most at risk.

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UK car production hits 17-year high as industry issues Brexit warning

9th May 2017

British car manufacturing enjoyed its best month in 17 years in March fuelled by demand for vehicles from abroad.

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Ask the Expert: HS2 and the property market

27th February 2017

What impact will HS2 have on property in the Midlands? Mark Finucane, regional development director at specialist lender Together, shares his views.

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