Brexit: UK publishes more EU negotiation plans – BBC News

Image copyright PA The UK government has set out proposals to ensure trade in goods and services can continue on the day the UK leaves the EU in March 2019. A position paper calls for goods already on the market to be allowed to remain on sale in the UK and EU without additional restrictions. […]

Crawford Falconer takes up post as UK’s top trade negotiator – BBC News

Image caption Crawford Falconer, right, will begin his new job this week The man in charge of negotiating the UK’s trade deals once Brexit is finalised, starts his job this week. Crawford Falconer will take up the post of chief trade negotiation adviser at the Department for International Trade. Leaving the single market would mean […]

Brexit: UK to publish more EU negotiation plans – BBC News

Image copyright PA The UK government is to publish more details of its Brexit negotiating strategy before addressing the key issue of the role of European courts. Two papers – on goods being traded on the day the UK leaves and on information sharing – are due later. More papers – including one on the […]

UK firms must ‘urgently’ improve cybersecurity – Sky News

A Government survey of the FTSE 350 has revealed 68% of board members have not been trained to deal with cybersecurity incidents, potentially leaving their businesses in danger. More than half of board members recognise that cyber threats are a top risk to their business but 69% of them still do not receive comprehensive information […]

UK General Election 2017: 1.8 million Scots votes ‘wasted’ – BBC News

Image copyright PA Up to 1.8 million Scottish votes were “wasted” in June’s general election because they had no impact on the result, a study claims. The Electoral Reform Society found 66.4% of votes did not go towards electing an MP under Westminster’s first-past-the-post (FPTP) system. It said there had been a “sea of wasted […]

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