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MANUFACTURING SLUMPS IN UK BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX

The Manufacturing sector has seen a dramatic fall in confidence in the third quarter, as Brexit talks stall and business organisations warn of increasing uncertainty across the UK.   Figures in the Q3 2017 UK Credit Managers’ Index (CMI), a quarterly barometer from the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM), shows a 10.6-point fall in confidence […]

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NFU urges Farmers to share best practice and reduce risk on farm

 The NFU has today hosted a Safe and Healthy Farming for All Ages event in partnership with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), to improve health and safety within the farming sector.  As part of the NFU’s latest health and safety initiative, 75 farmers and delegates attended the workshop held in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, which highlighted the importance […]

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New domestic policy can enhance home-grown food production says NFU 

A new domestic agricultural policy should ensure British farming continues to deliver for the economy, environment, and public well-being post-Brexit, the NFU President will tell the Green Conservatism Conference today. NFU President Meurig Raymond will address the conference, organised by think tank Bright Blue, and say that Government and the industry must seize the opportunity […]