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Royal Mail shares jump 3.3% after rival Whistl suspends service

Dutch-owned postal company Whistl has suspended its delivery service, after its private equity backer LDC, a division of Lloyds Banking Group, pulled out of funding to help expand the business, which is said to have resulted in an increase to […]

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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)

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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BP to cut 300 North Sea jobs

Following a review of its North Sea operations, oil company BP is to cut 200 jobs and 100 contractor roles, the BBC's Scotland Business news service revealed on

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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,

UK returns to growth

EEF sets out new business manifesto for next UK government

A business manifesto titled 'Securing a Manufacturing Renaissance', which calls on the next UK government to drive forward a programme for growth, has been launched by EEF, the

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CBI forecasts brighter picture for UK economic growth in 2015

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), a lobbying organisation for UK business on national and

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Forum of Private Business calls on next government to penalise corporations that act unfairly towards small businesses

  The Forum of Private Business, a UK support group for small businesses, revealed on Monday that its newly launched Business Ethics Pledge is calling on

Retail insolvencies on the rise in the UK

Local Data Company study reveals wider regional divide in UK retail outlet vacancies

  One in five shops in the North of Britain are standing empty, compared to one in 10 retail outlets in the South, according

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