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Basic pay increases for UK employees slow to 2% in Q4 2014

A quarterly analysis of UK pay awards by XpertHR, a provider of legal compliance, good practice and benchmarking information to HR professionals, has revealed that the median basic pay rise for UK employees stood at 2% in the three months to the end of […]

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ONS data shows continued rise in UK employment

The UK's recognised national statistical institute the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released

Boris Johnson Bike

Mayor of London authorises £145 million spend on low cost homes in London

The Mayor of the Greater London Authority (GLA), Boris Johnson, announced on Tuesday that

Construction in London

Balfour Beatty wins £1.5 billion UK public civil engineering framework contract

  International infrastructure company Balfour Beatty plc revealed on Monday that it has been appointed as the sole contractor to a new civil engineering

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SME businesses in London most confident of growth revenue during 2015

London's small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are ahead of the rest of


BP to cut 300 North Sea jobs in response to sharp fall in oil prices

Following a review of its North Sea operations, oil company BP is to

UK Inflation falls below expectation

UK Consumer Prices Index growth falls to 0.5%

Lower motor fuel prices have contributed to a fall in the UK's

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Price of Brent crude oil falls to new six-year low

Brent crude oil, the North Sea benchmark, has dipped by 3% to USD48.54 a

Tesco continue to struggle

Tesco shelves plans for new outlets and announces closure of 43 unprofitable UK stores

Despite an improvement in its Christmas sales figures, supermarket giant Tesco is

UK economy driven by automotive industry

ONS reports slowdown in UK economic recovery

Gross domestic product (GDP), an estimate of total economic activity in the UK, was 2.6% higher in the third quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2013,

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