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Coronavirus: Bad week for aerospace, glimmers of hope for aviation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some NI workforces are facing the full blast of a pandemic-induced slowdown in aerospace. If you’ve ever had the privilege of taking a business class flight there’s a good chance that your comfy, reclining seat was made in NI. The region is an important cluster for producing aircraft interiors. The giant United States manufacturer… Read more →

Tax cut for Scots home buyers starts next week

Image caption Kate Forbes said she was delighted to remove uncertainty from the market A temporary cut to the transaction tax on house sales will be introduced next week, the Scottish government has said. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes announced the cut to the land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) on Thursday. The move followed UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement of… Read more →