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RBS chief warns of Brexit impact on UK economy

RBS chief Ross McEwan has warned politicians about the potential impact of Brexit on the UK economy despite the bank posting profits of £1.62 billion, more than double the results of the year prior.

May to revisit negotiations despite defeat

The Prime Minister Theresa May will continue in her attempts to renegotiate the backstop arrangement despite suffering a further setback in parliament last night.

Land of Beds and E5 Bakehouse reflect on the retail sector after Patisserie Valerie announce MBO

It was announced yesterday morning that Patisserie Valerie were to be rescued from administration by Irish investment firm Causeway Capital in a deal worth £13 million – a shadow of the chain's former net worth. In response, upcoming Parliamentary Review representatives Land of Beds and e5 Bakehouse discuss the future of British retail.

Government pledge extra funding for renewable energy as Drax begin carbon capture project

Government funding for the development of carbon capture technologies has been increased following the success of a programme designed to encourage innovation. This follows news that the Drax power station, near Selby in North Yorkshire, has become the first site in Europe to capture carbon dioxide from wood-burning.

Lord Edmiston of the IM Group and Rick Bestwick discuss Brexit uncertainty as May denies "deal or delay" Brexit position

Theresa May has sought to downplay news, originally reported on ITV, that the government’s Brexit strategy has shifted toward a choice between her deal and the extension of Article 50. Olly Robbins, the chief negotiator for the UK, was overheard in Brussels saying that MPs would have to choose between a tweaked version of the existing deal or a lengthy delay to Brexit. We spoke to Lord Edmiston of the IM Group and Colin Taylor, CEO of Rick Bestwick, to assess the reaction of business leaders to these new developments.

PMQs summary (Wed 13th Feb, 2019)

After a two-week interval, Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn resumed their positions on the front benches for PMQs, battling this time over the government's handling of ensuring medicines reach the UK in the event of a no-deal scenario. This comes after transport minister Chris Grayling had to put an end to a £13.8 million contract with Seaborne, a ferry freight service.

Land Registry data shows slow rise in house prices during 2018

The Land Registry released their monthly house price data today, with the results showing a 0.2 per cent rise in December, but a fall in the price of flats in England when compared to the end of 2017.

BRC chief tells Parliamentary Review about the changing nature of retail

Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive of the British Retail Consortium, has said the retail sector is currently experiencing a "reset moment".

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