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London Finance

FCA proposes new restrictions for distribution of mutual society share capital instruments

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s regulator of financial firms and financial advisers, revealed on Tuesday that it is conducting a consultation on new restrictions that are planned for the retail distribution of regulatory capital instruments. This consultation on […]

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London Rain

New £97m supercomputer to mark the UK as a world leader in weather prediction

The UK government has unveiled its plans for a new GBP97m supercomputer, which will provide sophisticated weather forecasts, the Department For Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) revealed on

Britian's trains branded worst in Europe

HS3 high speed rail link development gets green light from UK government

The UK government's economic and finance ministry HM Treasury, which maintains control over public spending, revealed on Sunday that Prime Minister David Cameron

Singapore

UK and Singapore in Financial Dialogue for deeper financial and economic cooperation

The British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has agreed to a UK-Singapore Financial Dialogue with Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Finance

cyber-security

UK fights digital piracy and counterfeit goods with new £3m funding

Intellectual property crime in Britain is being dealt with by the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), which has received a commitment of a funding boost

UK Manufacturing

UK manufacturing output still on the rise

Despite the general concept that manufacturing is disappearing from Britain, total manufacturing output is now actually slightly higher than forty years ago, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed on

Dublin

Indecon study shows Irish Stock Exchange generates economic benefits

New analysis on the economic impact of Ireland’s stock market and securities industry from economic consultants Indecon has shown that Irish economy has

UK farmland

Welsh government moves towards fiscal devolution settlement

The Welsh government is to be given greater autonomy over landfill tax, stamp duty land tax and income tax for the first time, HM Treasury, the UK government’s

euro

Turnover increases in Euro money markets

Segments of the Euro money markets grew by 4%, to EUR79trn in the second quarter of 2014, compared to the second quarter of 2013, according to the Euro

Payday loans

Estimated 62% of young adults relying on  payday loans to make ends meet

Young British people aged 17 to 24, who are struggling to make ends meet, are turning to risky credit options according to figures released on Thursday by consumer

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