A group of Tesco investors will force a vote at this year's AGM calling on the supermarket to do more to tackle obesity by increasing the proportion of healthy foods it sells. Dr Thijs van Rens, expert in the economics of food and obesity, comments.
The deadline for a post-Brexit trade deal has been pushed back to Sunday 13 December following a meeting between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Professor Abhinay Muthoo from our Department of Economics argues that we can still see a deal being struck - and that both sides are still playing a game of 'chicken'.
New figures from the Office of National Statistics show that the UK grew 15.5% between July and September this year. Professor Abhinay Muthoo from the University of Warwick Department of Economics reflects on what this means for the economy from here, as the impact of the second lockdown is felt.
The European Council is holding a summit from 15-16 October, at the same time as the Prime Minister's deadline for a post-Brexit trade deal. Professor Abhinay Muthoo of the Department of Economics expects that the trade negotiations will be on the agenda, but comments that a deal is still unlikely to be struck until later due to the 'deadline effect' of negotiations.
With reports that European Union has begun legal proceedings against the UK over the Internal Markets Bill, Professor Abhinay Muthoo of the University of Warwick Department of Economics has commented on the impact this is likely to have on the ongoing trade talks as they approach their deadline.