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Leaders Council: Peer lodges complaint against former speaker Bercow

The Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland has reported on this week's news that Lord Lisvane has lodged a complaint against former House of Commons speaker John Bercow.

Tenth of dementia patients spend over a month in hospital after admission

According to a new report from The Alzheimer’s Society, one in ten dementia patients spend over a month in hospital after being admitted.

Reduce meat and milk by one fifth to combat climate change, report urges

The Committee on Climate Change has released a report which reveals people ought to cut their consumption of meat and dairy by one fifth in order to combat climate change.

Chancellor’s hint toward regulatory divergence after Brexit could pose challenges for SA Builders and Contractors and other firms

Skender Perpepa, founder of Romford based business SA Builders and Contractors has been vocal about some of the industry challenges posed by Brexit. Now, with chancellor Sajid Javid’s revelation that the UK will seek to diverge from some EU rules after departing the bloc, it could throw up a whole host of new challenges for the firm to grapple with.

Watford based business Aonyx’s no-deal Brexit preparations in 2019 to remain relevant in 2020

Prior to the original October 31 Brexit deadline, smart home installation firm Aonyx discussed some of the steps it had taken to mitigate for a no-deal departure from the EU with James Cowen of the Watford Observer. However, with a new Withdrawal Agreement in place negotiated by Boris Johnson, the UK’s leaving date set back to January 31, and much left hinging on a free-trade agreement that is yet to be negotiated, the need to mitigate may well arise once again.

Lisa Nandy makes final ballot in Labour leadership race

The Leaders Council of Great Britain & Northern Ireland has reported on Wednesday's news that Wigan MP Lisa Nandy has qualified for the final ballot in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.

Employment rates rise while job vacancies fall, ONS report reveals

Statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that the UK’s employment rate has risen to a new high of 76.3 per cent, largely due to a record number of women in full time work.

OECD urges UK to hold fire on tech tax

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Secretary General of the OECD has urged to the UK to hold off on its planned tech tax.

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