Could High Street Banks Become A Thing Of The Past?

Posted in Blog on December 21, 2012

As the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards publishes its report on Government plans to ring-fence the banks, so a Bank of England Director has …

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Triple Dip Warning

Posted in Blog on December 20, 2012

In the minutes to its last Monetary Policy Committee meeting published yesterday (December 19th 2012), the Bank of England warned that the economy is likely …

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Business Groups Welcome Redundancy Changes

Posted in Blog on December 19, 2012

Changes to the rules for collective redundancies announced yesterday (December 18th 2012) by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills have generally …

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Bank Of England Encouraged By Funding For Lending Results

Posted in Blog on December 18, 2012

According to the Bank of England’s latest quarterly bulletin, its Funding for Lending (FLS) scheme is beginning to work, as early indications show that …

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Red Tape War Being Won Says Government

Posted in Blog on December 17, 2012

According to Business Minister Michael Fallon, businesses have benefited from a reduction in red tape costs to the tune of almost £1bn since the beginning …

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Red Tape War Being Won Says Government

Posted in Blog on December 17, 2012

According to Business Minister Michael Fallon, businesses have benefited from a reduction in red tape costs to the tune of almost £1bn since the beginning …

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Improvement In Manufacturers’ Order Books

Posted in Blog on December 14, 2012

The Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) final Industrial Trends Survey of the year revealed that UK manufacturers reported an increase in their …

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Banking Union Agreement

Posted in Blog on December 13, 2012

European finance ministers have agreed to strengthen the banking sector in the Eurozone by introducing a banking union with a more unified set of rules …

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SMEs Could Benefit From Amendments to Finance Bill 2013

Posted in Blog on December 12, 2012

Under proposed changes to the Enterprise Management Incentives scheme (EMI) in the draft Finance Bill 2013, which was published this week, as of 6 April …

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House Prices Fall But London Bucks The Trend

Posted in Blog on December 11, 2012

A survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), published today, shows that house prices in the UK fell faster than expected last month …

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