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Latest ONS House Price Index reveals strong growth in UK house price inflation

House prices in the UK continue to rise according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) House Price Index (HPI) for February 2014, released on Tuesday. The ONS figures show that in the year to February 2014, UK house prices […]

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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

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British Retail Consortium reports continued deflation in UK shop prices

British Retail Consortium (BRC), a trade association for the UK retail industry, reported on Wednesday that its latest BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index (SPI) shows that overall

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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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UK taxpayers bear the cost of cautious Royal Mail privatisation — NAO

The UK government's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) approach to the privatisation of the Royal Mail was too cautious, which resulted in the shares

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UK agricultural science and technology projects get £4m from government and industry

Pioneering projects in the UK agricultural sector will be given funding totalling GBP4m to develop new business ideas, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

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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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UK retail sales increase for the fourth consecutive month — CBI

UK independent employers' organisation, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), announced on Tuesday that UK retail sales continued to grow in the year to March, according to figures

Paying off debt

OFT action results in £149m repayment to bank and building society customers

  Action taken by the Office Of Fair Trading ( OFT) has resulted in seventeen UK banks and building societies agreeing to repay an estimated GBP149m in interest and

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Private sector growth boosts UK employment rate

This month's Labour Force Survey covering November 2013 to January 2014 has shown that the employment rate in the UK is now the highest recorded for

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