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UK net investment steady at £17bn

24/06/2011

Net in vestment in the UK economy has remained steady at around £17billion for the past three quarters


 

High public sector borrowing confirms need to stabilise UK finances

22/06/2011

Public sector borrowing, the Office for National Statistics yesterday revealed, declined both year-on-year and compared to the previous month.


 

Inflation cannot to be stemmed by interest rate hike

22/06/2011

The persistently high consumer prices inflation that has plagued the UK’s economy for the past three years is due to a number of external shocks and not due to the Bank of England’s lax fiscal policy.


 

'Ring fencing' banks will lead to expensive IT shake-ups

16/06/2011

Proposals to ‘ring fence’ retail and investment arms of major banks were yesterday given the seal of approval by Chancellor George Osborne


 

HMRC announces £2m tax boost to voluntary sector

15/06/2011

17 grants, totalling some £2m a year, are being awarded to voluntary and community sector organisations across the UK by HM Revenue & Customs.


 

Inflation remains unchanged

14/06/2011

Consumer prices inflation has remained unchanged this month in the face of fluctuating prices from the 4.5% figure revealed by the Office for National Statistics last April


 

HMRC offer amnesty before tax clampdown

14/06/2011

The taxman will soon target private tutors, e-traders and tradesmen- groups perceived to pay too little tax, HM Revenue and Customs have announced.


 

FSA concludes successful year

13/06/2011

5 jail sentences and more than £8.3 million issued in fines are some of the deterrents issues by financial regulators, the Financial Services Authority (FSA), outlined in their 2010/11 highlights


 

Inflation risks being ingrained in UK 'economic behaviour'

13/06/2011

The UK’s lasting pattern of above target inflation risks being ingrained in the economy, making it a near permanent feature, the bank of England have revealed in their latest quarterly bulletin


 

Bank of England to use Google data for economic policy

13/06/2011

‘Internet search data have the potential to be useful for economic policy making,’ conclude BoE ‘s Nick McLaren and Rachana Shanbhogue.