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ONS reports rise in UK employment

Employment in the UK is continuing to grow according to the UK Labour Market statistical bulletin released on Wednesday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), an independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute for the […]

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Top 100 UK law firms see 8.7% increase in fee income in second financial quarter

The latest quarterly legal sector survey conducted by professional services firm Deloitte LLP reveals that fee income for the top 100 UK law firms increased by 8.7% in the second

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UK government consents to Yorkshire coast wind farm project

Plans for three offshore wind farms off the coast of Yorkshire, Hornsea Project One, have been given the go ahead by the UK government, the Department

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UK total production output rises by 1.1% year-on-year but falls by 0.1% in October

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), the recognised national statistical institute for the UK, released its Statistical bulletin: Index of Production, October 2014 on


UK government backed London Co-Investment Fund selects Crowdcube as partner

The London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF), a new Government-backed £25m fund designed to meet the funding gap in London faced by tech start-ups, has chosen equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube


Inflation smashing returns: A simple guide to peer-to-peer lending

Thousands of people, just like you, lend their money using an online peer-to-peer lending platform to other people, just like you. Lenders receive inflation smashing returns, much higher

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UK social sectors win £117m business from Investment and Contract Readiness Fund

The Investment and Contract Readiness Fund (ICRF), a pilot programme created to help charities and social enterprises acquire the skills to raise investment and compete for public service contracts, has

Deloitte's advisory arm acquires restructuring firm

Deloitte invests £25 million to help employees develop business ideas

An investment fund of GBP25m will help employees at Deloitte to develop innovative business ideas and then create and run their own standalone,

Shale gas

National UK shale colleges to provide high level specialist industry skills

The first National College for Onshore Oil and Gas has been welcomed by Business, Enterprise & Energy Minister Matthew Hancock MP, the UK

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Price cap regulation on payday loans confirmed by FCA

UK financial services regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed on Tuesday that payday lending will be price capped, with the initial costs of short-term credit loans, interest

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