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Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI reveals slowdown in UK manufacturing expansion

Growth in UK manufacturing output has weakened according to Markit Economics Limited, a diversified provider of financial information services, which published the latest Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) on Friday. The seasonally adjusted PMI is compiled by Markit […]

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Brent crude prices increase on worries over US shale slowdown

Brent crude oil increases to $65.37 per barrel amid concerns over disrupted supply from Middle East and slowdown in US shale oil production Conflict in the Middle East

Car Manufacturing

British car industry accelerates production with investments of £1bn

Car manufacturing in the UK is being further boosted by new investment commitments that total GBP1.05bn, motor trade association the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

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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

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

Tax Return

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


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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