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Shops Reopen

The UK lockdown measures were eased yet again this week, and the UK continues to move further along the stages towards total freedom.

Boris Johnson announced that as of Monday, June 15th, all non-essential retailers in the UK will be allowed to re-open. This is provided they implement strict social distancing measures and make an effort to maintain the health and safety of the public.

The easing comes three months on from the beginning of lockdown in March. It also comes three weeks after UK citizens were given the green light to meet members of other households on an outdoor one-to-one basis only.

UK GDP Suffers Record Fall

There has been growing pressure over recent weeks for the government to relax the economic restrictions.

These restrictions have caused shops to sit shuttered around the country. Meanwhile, the UK GDP is plummeting at a record 20.4% in April as a result. As such, many within the business community have warned that any further delay in reopening risks c...


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