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IAG chief Walsh condemns government bailout of Flybe

Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways owner IAG, has branded the government rescue of rival airline Flybe “a misuse of public funds”.

Gambling Commission announces credit card ban

The Gambling Commission has said that there will be a ban on people using credit cards to place bets as part of new measures to tackle problem gambling.

Johnson “very, very confident” of UK-EU trade deal in 2020

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that it is "enormously likely" that the UK will agree a trade deal with the EU by the December 31 cut-off point for the Brexit transitional period.

Utilising innovative constructors like Caledonian Modular key to tackling housing crisis

The past few years have seen Brexit dominate the political landscape when it comes to priorities and media coverage. However, arguably one of the most important political issues of our time is the housing market – and the shortage which is seeing first time buyers struggling to get on the ladder despite previous governments’ previous commitments to building more homes.

Manufacturers like Cpack proactively responding to public sentiment on consumer packaging

In the midst of consumer pressure the BBC last week reported how ending plastic packaging in shops could actually be harming the environment – with alternatives potentially even worse than plastic when it comes to sustainability and pollution.

Flybe declines to comment on collapse speculation

Airline Flybe has refused to comment on media reports that it has entered into talks on a rescue deal.

Brexit clarity of utmost importance for businesses like Copart who trade throughout Europe

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is well on the road to the Brexit he promised the electorate when he succeeded Theresa May as Conservative leader. Commanding a majority of 80, Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement is sailing through the Commons at a breakneck pace; meaning less focus is on whether Brexit is actually going to happen, but what the future trading and legislative relationship will be between the UK, its European neighbours and the rest of the world.

Berwin Industrial Polymers demonstrate how environmental awareness is at the forefront of manufacturing

2019 saw a stark increase in media coverage and personal action relating to climate change and the environment. Extinction Rebellion’s tens of thousands of supporters caused chaos throughout the UK and a celebrity megastar was created in young Greta Thunberg. There was widespread coverage of ‘fatbergs’ blocking the UK’s sewage system through people disposing of inappropriate items down drains and sinks.

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