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Boris Johnson gives bosses the sunlit uplands treatment

LONDON — Boris Johnson told business leaders he wanted to put Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic behind Britain.

In a call with 245 firms and business groups, the U.K. prime minister sounded an optimistic note for British prospects, while Chancellor Rishi Sunak spelled out five reasons he has high hopes for 2021 despite the COVID gloom.

But bosses worried about the impact of the pandemic on their firms were left frustrated at what was an information broadcast rather than a discussion. One boss of a big business group said the call was “pointless.” Read from source….