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UK social sectors win £117m business from Investment and Contract Readiness Fund

The Investment and Contract Readiness Fund (ICRF), a pilot programme created to help charities and social enterprises acquire the skills to raise investment and compete for public service contracts, has helped 51 UK charities and social enterprises win business deals […]

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UK government’s Intellectual Property Office awards £660,000 for innovative projects

Funding totalling £666,000 has been awarded to nine UK projects in industries such as horticulture, sport, education, healthcare and games, by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) as part of

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UK Government to reform pension charges

 Radical reforms to pension charges are to be brought forward by the UK Government, which will reduce the charges on pension schemes used for auto-enrollment, HM Treasury and

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Bankers and other interest groups offer Budget submissions

With one week to go until UK Chancellor George Osborne presents his annual Budget in the House of Commons, business groups have been putting forward their priorities. Today the

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UK housebuilders welcome government efforts to boost housing market

Government schemes to help home buyers in the UK are having a positive impact on the housing market, three housebuilding companies said this week. Redrow, Persimmon and Bovis Homes


Westminster considers easing pension scheme restrictions for low paid workers

The government is considering easing restrictions to a pension scheme specifically designed to help the low paid. The surprise move comes just three months after a Bureau


UK aims to ease stock exchange listing rules for tech firms

The UK government is looking to make it easier for technology firms to list their shares in London. Universities and Science Minister David Willetts announced on Thursday that plans

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Higher than expected UK government borrowing in May

UK government borrowing was higher than expected last month as tax receipts fell and spending rose. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported today that public borrowing in May

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Italy and Switzerland: Neighbours, but Worlds apart

Italy and Switzerland may share a mountainous border, but the two countries could not be further apart when it comes to their economies and how the financial markets

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