Vaccines and deals – the future is becoming clearer

The past month has been promising for the UK, with the first wave of vaccines being administered and hope for a successful post Brexit trade deal with the EU. Although the main agenda for this year has been tackling the health, social and economic implications of the pandemic, the importance of securing a Brexit trade deal is now making the headlines. At the time of writing, and after ongoing talks with EU leaders, it was reported that Boris Johnson is on the “path to an agreement”. Following the remarks, the pound sterling climbed 0.4% over the US dollar, breaking above the $1.