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Deborah Meaden backs Make it in Great Britain

21/05/2012

Entrepreneur Deborah Meaden is backing a Government campaign to tackle outdated perceptions of manufacturing and seek out new, innovative ideas it has been announced.


 

Government urged to pick winning technologies to drive growth in the UK

21/05/2012

Government should actively embrace and support a modern ‘Industrial Strategy’ for innovation-led growth to secure economic recovery, say UK business leaders.


 

Employers struggling to fund wages that keep pace with inflation

21/05/2012

Despite welcome news that inflation dropped to 3% in April, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is warning that employers are continuing to struggle to close the gap between basic salaries and the cost of living.


 

Cable: Labour market must provide economic opportunities

21/05/2012

Business Secretary Vince Cable said that the publication of the Beecroft Report was partly aimed at dispelling some of the myths that have been associated with the report.


 

Policing candidates urged to work with retailers

21/05/2012

Retailers are offering to work with candidates standing for election as Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) to help them reduce overall crime. In return, the retail sector is looking for support with reducing the escalating cost of retail crime - up 31 per cent last year to £1.4 billion.


 

UK plc must match US growth rate for start-ups

20/05/2012

UK plc must match US growth rate for start-ups


 

Regional Growth Fund investment secures 1,800 jobs

20/05/2012

Vince Cable today (Monday) visited SSI Teesside and announced the award of £1.4 million from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) which will help create and protect 1,800 jobs.


 

Opinion: In going for growth, we really are all in this together

20/05/2012

World leaders are at Camp David. The tension in the eurozone is reaching another crescendo, writes Sir Roger Carr. Britain needs a way out of the gathering economic storm, and that way is growth.


 

UK pension savings hit record low

20/05/2012

UK pension savings have hit an all time low according to the eighth annual Scottish Widows Pensions Report 2012 with only 46 percent of people saving enough for their retirement.


 

Gross mortgage lending declines in April

20/05/2012

Gross mortgage lending declined to an estimated £10.2 billion in April. Lending fell by 19% from £12.6 billion in March but was 2% higher than the total of £10.0 billion in April 2011, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).