The negotiators have a self-imposed deadline at the end of June by which they will have to agree a deal, an extension beyond 31 December or another compromise. If they cannot, trade will default to World Trade Organization terms, including tariffs on car exports. … [Read more...] about Bentley to cut nearly a quarter of its workforce
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VAT cuts and a possible car scrappage scheme were suggested by industry bosses to help the sector recover. A third of automotive workers remain furloughed as production slowly restarts, with some plants still closed. With the government’s job retention scheme due to end in November, there is a critical need to safeguard jobs, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). … [Read more...] about UK car industry ‘could lose one in six jobs due to Covid-19 crisis’
Asked about the scheme, Mr Shapps said: 'I am indeed in touch with Swissport and following those trials and proposals very closely indeed and as I indicated in a question or two back we do believe it is important to provide international standards and that may well include specific types of testing.' … [Read more...] about Holiday air-bridge lift-off: France, Spain and Italy are on list of quarantine-free holiday destinations as government FINALLY publishes guidelines
By March 3, ministers knew at least two people connected to the event had tested positive for Covid-19, but the outbreak was kept secret from the public for another 69 days — when a BBC investigation revealed all. Sturgeon's Government had slipped back into old habits of secrecy and subterfuge. … [Read more...] about ‘Mass testing’ at UK airports to save our summer holidays: Grant Shapps will FINALLY unveil list of 60 ‘safe’ countries today – including France, Spain, Italy and New Zealand – but will they want Brits to go there?
Law enforcement officers’ bill of rights are legal guidelines for how police officers can be treated during the course of an investigation into their conduct, according to the Cato Institute. These guidelines specify important details of the investigative process, such as the length of investigations, when officers have the right to counsel and whether accused officers may access investigative files before a hearing. … [Read more...] about Debate Rages On Police Reform, Role Of Police Unions In Wake Of Floyd’s Death