Day: October 23, 2020

British government job support schemes likely to be hit with $5 billion fraud: National Audit Office

In a significant development, Britain’s spending watchdog stated, “British companies may have fraudulently claimed up to $5.1 billion (3.9 billion pounds) in public money by accepting funds from a salary support scheme while ordering furloughed staff to still work during… Read More ›

Japan and Britain sign trade deal

In a significant development which marks Britain’s first big post-Brexit step, Japan and Britain have formally entered into a trade agreement on Friday. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and UK Trade Minister Liz Truss signed the agreement in Tokyo.