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Swiss bank accounts to be targeted by HMRC

Equitable Life Payments Scheme continues to make recompense to eligible policyholders

The Equitable Life Payment Scheme set up by HM Government has now paid over GBP970m to eligible Equitable Life policyholders who suffered financial losses as a result of maladministration, the HM Treasury revealed on Monday. According to the UK government’s […]

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Westminster

UK tourism industry achieves record number of overseas visitors

Visitor numbers to Britain increased to an all-time high in the six months to June 2014, the government's Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) revealed on Friday. According

mortgage

Further decline in mortgage arrears and possessions in the UK

The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), a UK trade association for the mortgage lending industry, revealed on Thursday that there was a further decrease in mortgage arrears and

Employment

ONS Labour market report reveals steady increase in UK employment figures

The Office for National Statistics (ONS), the recognised national statistical institute for the UK, released its UK Labour Market, August 2014 report on Wednesday, which indicates that employment

Car tax

Rail and road funding tops UK government’s infrastructure spend — KPMG

Spending of GBP66.2bn on transport projects in the UK account for more than half the government's construction total pipeline value, professional services firm KPMG reported on Tuesday. KPMG has

UK farmland

UK help communities use rivers and estuaries for locally sourced heat

Homes across Britain could be provided with locally sourced clean, reliable heating according to a water source heat map published on the government website GOV.UK, the Department

high speed rail

UK Government considers Crossrail services to key destinations in Hertfordshire

The UK Government has launched a study into the feasibility of extending Crossrail services to key commuter towns such as Tring, Hemel Hempstead, Harrow and Watford in Hertfordshire,

Manufacturing in the UK

SMEs put growth at risk by not taking advantage of older workforce skills

Almost half of small medium-sized companies (SMEs) in the UK are not taking advantage of an increasingly age diverse workforce that can continue to offer skills, according to

UK small businesses

CBI’s SME Trends Survey indicates robust growth in UK domestic orders and output 

UK business organisation Confederation of British Industry (CBI) published its SME Trends Survey on Monday, which reveals that small and medium-sized manufacturers in the UK achieved the fourth

British Gas

Warmer UK weather impacts on British Gas profits

Centrica, the owner of British Gas, reported on Thursday that the UK energy supplier's residential supply operating profit declined by 26% to GBP265m in the first half of

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