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  • What hand should the Government play in the foreign takeover of British firms?

    What hand should the Government play in the foreign takeover of British firms?

    Jennifer Speedie | | Trade
    Recent failed attempts by Kraft Heinz to bid successfully on UK giant, Unilever, have reignited debate over the Government’s role in the foreign takeover of UK firms. The takeover of iconic British firm Cadbury by American giant Kraft Foods in 2010 sparked controversy, with many calling for Government intervention in ...
  • T-Ticked Off

    T-Ticked Off

    Daniel Gibbs | | Trade
    The negotiations between the US and the EU for the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, are shrouded in secrecy. This is draconian and out-dated.Secret trade deals used to be the norm across the globe with talks being conducted in dark rooms between people we would never hear the ...
  • The UK must not miss out on Brazil

    The UK must not miss out on Brazil

    William Sternberg | | Trade
    Almost 200 years ago the UK first established diplomatic relations with Brazil. Since then, we have seen a considerable rise in Brazil’s economic power and its GDP (PPP) is now greater than that of the UK. It is likely that Brazil’s economic and global influence will continue to grow and ...