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Week Ahead (1/3)

  • It will be a busier week for UK events this week. Prime Minister Johnson is due to give a press conference today confirming that the majority of the Covid-related restrictions will end next Monday. While the week also sees inflation data and labour market data both due for release as well as speeches from the BOE's Ramsden and Saunders.
  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to confirm today that most legal restrictions related to Covid-19 will end on 19 July, including the end of legal requirements to wear masks and recommendations to work from home. The main exceptions to this are the self-isolation rules for those who have been in contact with someone who has tested positive and bubbles will continue to be in place in schools and nurseries (with these restrictions due to end on 16 August for fully vaccinated adults and all under 18s).

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