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In Focus: British manufacturer Fane International highlights urgency of getting Brexit done

Ever since the referendum of 2016 saw the British electorate make the decision to leave the European Union, UK industry has set about planning and preparing to operate in accordance with the will of the British people. However, little over three years later, the British public is no closer to knowing what Brexit might look like, nor whether it will happen at all.

Proposed pension tax review a step in the right direction for Wills and Trusts’ clients and wider medical community

The Conservative manifesto for Thursday's general election has pledged to hold an urgent review of the tapered annual allowance that has been a blight on doctors’ pensions.

Childcare policies 'can go further' to address concerns from industry experts like Tall Trees Kindergarten

The general election on 12th December is exactly one week away, with all three leading parties having unveiled their election manifestos. For those childcare providers working in the Early Years education sector, party policies on this issue have made for interesting reading in terms of how they propose to address concerns within the industry.

RJB Financial Services challenges over-regulation in party manifestos

As manifestos hit the papers and the big policy declarations are being made, grand political gestures often hold the biggest currency amongst voters. The feeling that ‘the grass is always greener’ is a part of the human condition, and as such, often simply the word ‘change’ is enough to run an election on.

Robertsons Solicitors hint at legal sector's issues of importance for party leaders

As the December 12 general election draws ever closer, both major parties have made a statement in their policies for addressing crime and justice.

Main parties’ environment pledges could bode well for firms like QED Environmental Systems

Much has already been made of Labour and Conservative party policies on the environment and tackling the so-called 'climate emergency'. The Conservatives have set their sights on a net-zero carbon emissions target for the year 2050, while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn promised a green industrial revolution at the launch of his party’s manifesto last week, should he be elected into Number Ten in December.

Major parties could be heeding Mark Asplin Whiteley’s warning on skills shortage ahead of December election

Ahead of the 12th December general election, one of the key battlegrounds which is being set for the three major parties is around how the longstanding shortage of skilled workers in various sectors of British industry is to be addressed.

Labour pledge to extend maternity leave ahead of general election

Labour’s latest election pledge is to extend statutory maternity pay from nine months to 12 months should the party win December’s general election.

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