Brussels cannot be allowed to boss Britain around — it’s time we showed how ready we are to walk away | The Telegraph

The party of business could reasonably be expected to know how to negotiate, or know which expert friends to bring in to help. Clearly not, based on progress to date on Brexit.

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AREF report: no lessons learned

AREF’s latest report assessing the impact of the Brexit vote on UK real estate and the funds industry is complacent and protects the vested interests of those who instructed it.

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Of course no deal is better than a bad deal – I hope Theresa May has not abandoned this stance

The Prime Minister’s invoking of Article 50 today is a promising start to a chapter that will define our national renewal, a destiny chosen by the British people on June 23 last year – but we must treat it with caution, knowing that the job of leaving the EU is not yet done, it is only just beginning.

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The positive lessons for the UK from the impending failure of the EU-Canada trade deal

What lessons can we learn from the impending failure of the CETA free trade deal between Canada and the EU, other than the obvious fact that our ever-pessimistic news broadcasters are, in reporting the development, looking through the wrong end of the telescope by suggesting it is bad news for the UK?

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REITs put open-ended property funds to shame

Should the property industry be embarrassed that, post Brexit vote, some of its main domestic-property-owning institutions have been involved in a mini flash crash, caused by fundamentally flawed open-ended fund structures?

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Leave is stronger than ever

The Leave campaign is stronger than ever and had a big boost last weekend, with six cabinet ministers backing Brexit, including justice secretary Michael Gove, together with London mayor Boris Johnson.

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How the EU renegotiation strategy of a Tory-led administration should work

So far, it has been Labour that has sought to make the UK’s membership of the European Union a General Election issue, using its commitment to remaining in and its rejection of a referendum on membership as evidence of its support for business. But is it really as simple as that?

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