LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond will try to convince business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, to continue to invest in the country after Brexit, when he addresses them later on Thursday.
“Britain is a great place to do business. And we are determined, as we leave the EU, to make sure it remains that way,” Hammond is due to tell an event hosted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
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Hammond is also flagging up 100 million pounds ($131 million) in government funding for 1,000 new doctoral research places focused on artificial intelligence for use in public hospitals, voice-recognition software and pollution monitoring.
However, British businesses are deeply concerned by the government’s refusal to rule out a ‘no...
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