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UK Government sells shares in Lloyds Banking Group for £4.2bn

The British government has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group, following the sale of 7.78% of its shares at GBP0.755 per share, HM Treasury announced on Wednesday. Lloyds Banking Group was bailed out by the government in the autumn […]

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Code of practice proposed for UK pub chains

A fairer system for pub tenants was put forward by the UK government today. The proposed reforms announced by Business Secretary Vince Cable are intended to tackle perceived unfairness


UK government rejects European proposals to curb high frequency trading

A proposed European clampdown on computer driven high speed share trading has been largely rejected by a UK government report published last week. Out of nine EU policy proposals designed

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Details of UK’s planned business bank announced today

The UK government will set up a business bank with £1bn of public money, Business Secretary Vince Cable announced today. The government hopes that this funding will be matched

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Health and safety red tape cut for “low risk” UK firms

The UK government said today that it is planning to exempt hundreds of thousands of "low risk" businesses from health and safety inspections. In a move to reduce red

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