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British car industry accelerates production with investments of £1bn

Car manufacturing in the UK is being further boosted by new investment commitments that total GBP1.05bn, motor trade association the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed on Tuesday. A total of GBP7bn was committed to the car industry […]

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UK inflation rate drops to zero

The UK's official national statistical institute, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced on Tuesday that its Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for February 2015 revealed that the rate of

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Energy customers lose out by sticking to suppliers or tariffs

British consumers are missing opportunities to save on their energy bills, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found in its investigation into the UK's 'big six' energy

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Low inflation in UK helps small businesses take on more staff and increase wages

First quarter results from the UK Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Index show that the current economic climate in the UK has resulted in small businesses recruiting new

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New shared parental leave legislation expected to benefit working couples

New laws that will allow parents to share leave following the birth of their child will be of financial benefit to 49% of working couples in the UK,

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PPI mis-selling compensation bills for UK banks reaches £24.4 billion

Compensation for mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI) by the five largest banks in the UK currently stands at a total of £24.4bn, with most banks extending their

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British postage stamps to go up by one penny this spring

UK postal service the Royal Mail announced on Friday that it intends to raise the cost of First and Second Class postage stamps

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EEF sets out new business manifesto for next UK government

A business manifesto titled 'Securing a Manufacturing Renaissance', which calls on the next UK government to drive forward a programme for growth, has been launched by EEF, the

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Britain’s manufacturers advised to get ready for 4th industrial revolution

The UK is on the point of entering a new technology driven industrial revolution,

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National statistics reveal UK government is on course to meet fiscal year borrowing target

The UK's Office for National Statistics (ONS) released its January 2015 Public Sector Finances statistical bulletin on Friday,

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