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It is so peaceful at this resort in Tofino that you can hear leaves fall. Guests experience the luxe end of adventure when they camp in one of 25 lavish tents flanked by incredible scenery. Hayes & Jarvis (hayesandjarvis.co.uk) offers a seven-night trip to British Columbia – including four nights’ all-inclusive here, three nights in Vancouver and flights – from £7,099 per person. … [Read more...] about 20 reasons to fall in love with Canada: Follow in the footsteps of Harry and Meghan – and let this vast and spectacular nation capture your heart, too
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Apparently, it has “nothing to do with Brexit”. What’s more, it’s barely a move at all, since it will see only two people, both top executives, actually moving to Singapore. Dyson will continue to employ 4,000 people in the UK, many of them in research and development, and the relocation is really just about wanting to keep a closer eye on the firm’s investments in Asia. That it chose to do that in Singapore, where companies pay a mere 17% in tax – rather than, say, India or South Korea – is surely pure coincidence. … [Read more...] about Wealthy Brexiteers like James Dyson are jumping ship. Why might that be?
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