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In the news this week: Trump, Brexit, and Google

In the news this week: Trump, Brexit, and Google

There’s been plenty to discuss in the business world this week. Yet again, Trump and Brexit top the agenda. A potential trade war still looms on the horizon and the IMF revealed that a “no deal” Brexit would hurt the EU as well as the UK. In other news,...

Vote Leave: Brexit campaign fined £61k over breaking voting law

Vote Leave: Brexit campaign fined £61k over breaking voting law

Brexit campaign group Vote Leave has been fined £61,000 and is now under police investigation by Scotland Yard after an Electoral Commission probe said it broke electoral law. According to the BBC, it got around spending limits by funnelling cash through...

In the news this week: Trump, Brexit and Sky

In the news this week: Trump, Brexit and Sky

It’s been a big week with the Brexit White Paper, the heartbreaking World Cup semi-final, and Donald Trump’s visit to the UK. What impact has this all had on the business world? Read on to find out. We look at the impact Trump has had on the pound, Rupert...

Controversial copyright law rejected by EU parliament

The European Parliament has voted against an incredibly controversial new set of copyright rules that campaigners claim could "ban memes". The proposed rules would have put more responsibility on websites to check for copyright infringements, and forced...

In the news this week: Brexit, Deliveroo, and Cannabis

The top business stories this week include more calls to end Brexit uncertainty, this time from the automotive industry. It’s been a good week for groups of Hermes and Deliveroo employees, both winning further rights in employment rights cases. BP has made...

Pinsent Masons turnover up six percent to £450m

International law firm Pinsent Masons has reported turnover of £449.8m for 2017/18. The results follow a period of sustained investment in the firm's platform and people. In the past year alone, Pinsent Masons was named the top professional services firm...

In the news this week: Airbus, Brexit and tariffs

Welcome to your weekly round-up of the top business news. This week it’s all about Brexit and tariffs. Airbus has said that if the UK can’t come up with a transition deal for Brexit, the manufacturer may have to leave the UK. The Bank of...

The Grenfell Tower inquiry: everything you need to know

Today, expert witnesses will start to present evidence to the Grenfell Tower inquiry in Holborn, London. On 14th June 2017, Grenfell Tower in West Kensington was destroyed by a huge fire. It took about 24 hours to get the fire under control,...

In the news this week: Trump, Rolls-Royce and 21st Century Fox

Trump has been all over the headlines this week after the meeting with Kim Jong-un, however, it’s Trump’s tariffs that are the main business news this week. Also in the news, Rolls-Royce has announced a restructuring that will result in thousands of job...

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