Archive for September 12th, 2012

jobless rate

New figures show growth in UK employment despite recession

The number of people in employment across the UK increased in the three months to July 2012 and the unemployment rate fell to 8.1%, according to official figures released today. Between May and July 2012 there were 29.56 million people […]

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Microsoft

Microsoft claims users prefer Bing results to Google’s — report

Microsoft is on a quest to prove it is better than Google in search by conducting a comparative search survey that claims people prefer Bing results to those

Shanghai

Fund manager Ashmore acquires Aviva’s stake in Chinese joint venture

British fund manager Ashmore Investment Management Ltd will acquire its competitor Aviva Investors' 49% stake in a proposed Chinese joint venture with China Central Securities. The UK fund manager

HMRC

Cameron and Clegg just don’t get it

by Dave Chaplin, CEO, ContractorCalculator.co.uk Under the new off-payroll rules the Government has decided to implement processes within its own departments that 12 years ago HMRC said

Debt Management

How to Get Out Of Debt

Being in debt is one of life’s biggest pressures, and it can be difficult for anyone to deal with. Fortunately, there are solutions and companies out there that

Financial Planning

Where to Start with Corporate Financial Planning

It’s never wise to underestimate the importance of financial planning, and in these risky times it’s crucial to get it right. Owners of large businesses and corporations usually

Morrocan spices

Food giant Kraft takes full control of Moroccan cookie maker Bimo

US food group Kraft Foods Inc (NASDAQ:KFT) said it was buying the 50% not yet owned in Moroccan cookie maker Bimo from investor National Investment Co (SNI) for

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