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United Kingdom Gets Superconnected

The British government’s Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) revealed on Wednesday that over 14,000 small businesses in the UK have received broadband grants of up to GBP3,000 under the government’s Superconnected Cities Scheme, which was designed to help […]

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House Prices fall to record levels.

Over half Generation Y want to use pension pots to get on property ladder

Workplace pensions provider NOW: Pensions revealed on Wednesday that 54% of 18-35 year old people in the UK say that they would be more likely to save

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UK inflation rate drops to zero

The UK's official national statistical institute, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced on Tuesday that its Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for February 2015 revealed that the rate of

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UK government to clamp down on tax evaders

New criminal offences and higher penalties will be imposed on tax evaders and the professionals who enable tax evasion, as part of the UK

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George Osborne announces plans to increase tax-free allowances in Budget 2015

UK government department HM Treasury revealed on Wednesday that the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced in his Budget 2015 speech that

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HSBC closes Jersey accounts held by UK residents to prevent misuse of service

Banking and financial services organisation HSBC is closing the Jersey accounts of customers who reside in the UK, as part of steps being

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British government launches review on national business rates

A review into the structure of the UK's current business rates system was launched on Monday by HM Treasury and Chief Secretary to the Treasury,

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Students battle it out for Mayor of London’s  ‘Dragons’ Den’ style Low Carbon Entrepreneur prize

Ten student groups from universities and colleges across London have made it onto the shortlist for the Mayor of London's 'Dragons' Den' style eco business

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Low inflation in UK helps small businesses take on more staff and increase wages

First quarter results from the UK Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Index show that the current economic climate in the UK has resulted in small businesses recruiting new

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New shared parental leave legislation expected to benefit working couples

New laws that will allow parents to share leave following the birth of their child will be of financial benefit to 49% of working couples in the UK,

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