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Chris Blackhurst

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Chris Blackhurst is a renowned business journalist who has held senior positions across Fleet Street. He was the editor of The Independent from 2011 to 2013 and now writes on a wide range of business-related issues.

Businesses aren*t closing because of Covid-19, they were dying already

Covid-19 may have hastened the end of many businesses but that is all it has done. What*s occurring was inevitable. It*s just happening a bit quicker now, that is all

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Chris Blackhurst Trusted British courts have done more to help Libya than politicians

The UK judiciary is still admired around the world 每 and now it is helping open up the Libyan Investment Authority, writes Chris Blackhurst

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Chris Blackhurst The post-coronavirus world will offer new investment opportunities

Just like 2008, expect the billionaires to profit from a crisis, but watch for the investment world to change with chances to make money in farming, food, sustainable energy and staycation hotels, writes Chris Blackhurst

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Chris Blackhurst How coronavirus has given us the opportunity to reform the country

With our public sector standing still in a rapidly changing world and wealthy business owners having their cake and eating it, the coronavirus crisis should give ministers the spur they*ve been seeking to change things, writes Chris Blackhurst

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