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Average UK weekly earnings edge above inflation as unemployment falls

The Office for National statistics (ONS) released its latest statistical bulletin for UK Labour Market Statistics on Wednesday, which confirmed that annual growth of 1.7% in UK average weekly earnings, including bonuses, is overtaking the current inflation rate of 1.6%. […]

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Ernst & Young forecasts average UK earnings to increase faster than inflation rate

London based multinational professional services firm EY (Ernst & Young) released its EY ITEM Club Spring forecast 2014 on Monday, which predicts that UK earnings will

UK Manufacturing

EEF opens £2m Midlands training centrefor manufacturing and engineering apprentices

UK manufacturers' organisation EEF announced on Thursday that it has opened a GBP2m state-of-the-art training centre in the Midlands. EEF said the centre is expected significantly boost

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EEF survey indicates increased confidence in UK investment, jobs and pay

Optimism for economic recovery in the UK is growing according to the latest survey on pay settlements conducted by manufacturing industry organisation EEF, which works to

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Professional Studies Loan Scheme introduced by Metro Bank

Metro Bank, an independent UK high street bank, announced on Monday that it plans to provide financial support for post-graduate study with the launch of its new


UK approves rise in National Minimum Wage to £6.50 per hour


Siemens adds 160 new apprenticeships


Sickness absences in the UK at lowest level since 1993

The Office for National statistics (ONS) released its Labour Force Survey on Tuesday, which revealed that fewer working days are being lost to sickness absence in


Music Export Growth Scheme to fund emerging UK music artists

Successful applicants from the first round of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) Music Export Growth Scheme are to receive financial

UK Manufacturing

Services sector helps drive growth of 1.9% in UK economy during 2013

UK gross domestic product (GDP) has achieved its strongest growth since 2007, increasing by 0.7% in the last quarter of 2013, according to the Economic Review,

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