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Weekly Topical News – 28/10/19

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British Embassy Guatemala hosts Business and Human Rights Week 2019

The British Embassy in Guatemala organized its second business and human rights week to promote the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Rural businesses to benefit from £35m government fund

Grants of up to £750,000 available to rural firms to boost productivity and create local jobs

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UK’s business rates system ‘broken’ says Treasury committee

MPs tell government to urgently review tax it claims is high and unfair on physical stores

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UK carmakers go ahead with shutdowns despite Brexit delay

Firms had already made plans with staff and suppliers before deadline extension

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UK’s full-time gender pay gap widens; Wall Street hits fresh record high – as it happened

In a blow to numismatics fans, the UK government is now melting down the commemorative coins is struck to mark Brexit.

Read more on The Guardian