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CBI warn businesses

A Grave Warning for Post-Brexit Britain by UK Businesses

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), a business organisation that speaks on behalf of 190,000 UK businesses, has today claimed that the immigration rules after Brexit could be detrimental to firms’ productivity and survival. In the CBI’s...

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Hostile Policies Push Arts Workers Out of UK

The ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy is apparently dead, denounced by previous Home Secretary Sajid Javid in 2018. However, just one year on and migrants in the UK are still feeling the heat, prompting many to consider abandoning...

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Brexit is Delayed (Again)

The EU has just agreed to the Brexit extension which was proposed by Johnson earlier this month. EU leaders have agreed on a flexible extension (“flextension”) of the Brexit date, 31st October, pushing it forward to January 31st. This...

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Parliament Braced for Brexit Saturday Showdown

Parliament is expected to meet on Saturday in what will be the first Saturday parliament sitting since the Falklands War. The sitting is due to take place the day after this week’s crucial European Union summit ends. This summit is seen as the...

Refugee Services Axed in No Deal Brexit Scenario

Organisations including the Refugee Council are left in a state of uncertainty after receiving correspondence from the Home Office stating all refugee intervention services funded by an EU grant programme is set to be rejected should the UK leave...

Corbyn Seeks to Calm Labour Chaos Ahead of Brexit Debate

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has downplayed stories of rifts within the Labour party and leadership in an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr. Andrew Fisher, Corbyn’s policy chief and long-standing ally, announced that he is to resign at the end of...