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UK fights digital piracy and counterfeit goods with new £3m funding

Intellectual property crime in Britain is being dealt with by the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), which has received a commitment of a funding boost totalling GBP3m to cover the next 2 years, up to 2017, from the UK government, the Department […]

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UK Manufacturing

UK manufacturing output still on the rise

Despite the general concept that manufacturing is disappearing from Britain, total manufacturing output is now actually slightly higher than forty years ago, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed on

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Indecon study shows Irish Stock Exchange generates economic benefits

New analysis on the economic impact of Ireland’s stock market and securities industry from economic consultants Indecon has shown that Irish economy has

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Welsh government moves towards fiscal devolution settlement

The Welsh government is to be given greater autonomy over landfill tax, stamp duty land tax and income tax for the first time, HM Treasury, the UK government’s

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New economic regulator to ensure open and transparent payments system in UK

HM Treasury, the UK government's economic and finance ministry, announced on Tuesday that from April next year, a new Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) will be responsible for making

Renewable Energy

IEA report reveals investments in energy efficiency help growth in energy productivity

The International Energy Agency (IEA), an autonomous organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 29 member countries, released its Energy Efficiency Market Report

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UK manufacturing and production output rises in August 2014 

Production and manufacturing output in the UK has increased according to the Index of Production, August 2014 released on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the

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Overseas consumers pay premium for ‘Made in Britain’ labelled products

New research independently commissioned by Barclays Corporate Banking has shown that overseas consumers place a higher value on products branded 'Made in Britain' above those labelled English, Scottish

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Virgin Money plans to float shares on the London Stock Exchange

UK-based financial services company Virgin Money has announced that it intends to float shares on the London Stock Exchange, to raise approximately GBP150m, broadcasting company the BBC revealed

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More older workers opt to stay at work in UK

New analysis on older people in the workplace, released in conjunction with International Older People's Day on 1 October 2014 by the UK's Department for Work & Pensions

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