Prime Minister Boris Johnson sounded a confident note on the ability of Brussels and Westminster to clinch a trade deal.
The inequality gap in the UK is set to widen unless the government decides to act and tackles these differences among the general public said the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
Britain faced risks to trade and jobs if it did not reach a post-Brexit deal with the European Union by the end of 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said.
Business leaders in Northern Ireland are calling for more clarity on the details regarding the future customs checks on the Irish Sea Border and for a six month delay.
The UK and the EU have made "no real progress" towards a trade deal and Britain must be more flexible to achieve a breakthrough, Germany's ambassador to Brussels said.
The Governor of the Bank of England has told bank bosses to step up preparations for the UK failing to agree a trade deal with the EU, according to a report.
Nissan has said the UK's biggest car factory would be unsustainable if the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal, reviving fears for the future of the Sunderland plant.
Small businesses in the UK are diverting over £10bn worth of exports away from the EU claiming that they are “jumping before they are pushed” as concerns over the success of the Brexit negotiations rise again.