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Brexit: UK firms ‘under-prepared’ for new EU trading rules

Image copyright Getty Images The lack of preparedness among firms for changes to the UK’s trading rules with the EU in January is “concerning”, a top business group has said. Research by the British Chambers of Commerce suggests many have not taken key steps to prepare for life outside the EU single market and customs union. It blamed the coronavirus… Read more →

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Shares in Europe creep higher after torrid trading on Thursday

Image copyright Getty Images European markets have nudged higher after Thursday’s dramatic falls, which were prompted by grim economic and health news from the US. By mid-morning, London’s FTSE 100 share index was up more than 1% at 6,147, while France’s Cac index was up almost 2%. However, markets remain volatile as investors struggle to assess the economic damage of… Read more →