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UK Government urged to stop harming Caribbean economy

16/09/2011

Speaking at the Caribbean's State of the Industry Conference in St Martin, David Scowsill, President & CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) called on the UK Government to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD) as it harms the Caribbean economy and the Caribbean community living in the UK.


 

Report finds a fifth of Brits use Facebook to stay in touch with friends and family

16/09/2011

Research by TalkTalk has revealed that one in five of those surveyed prefer to contact friends and family via Facebook as opposed to using the phone.


 

McLaren to create 1,000 jobs with new technology centre

16/09/2011

McLaren have announced plans to build an applied technology centre next to their Formula One factory, a move that could create up to a thousand jobs.


 

UK tourism industry swells 4% in July

16/09/2011

The UK’s £115 billion tourism industry grew by 4% in July, thanks to increased tourist spend and a 2% jump in visitor numbers, the Office for National Statistics’ latest figures show.


 

Government announces new tax legislation

16/09/2011

The Government has announced that it is introducing new legislation, effective immediately, to block a tax avoidance scheme involving Manufactured Overseas Dividends (MODs).


 

European shares rise but market fears remain

16/09/2011

European markets continued their rise this morning on the back of yesterday’s announcement of central bank loans to commercial lenders.


 

Manchester United cleared to float on Singapore Stock Exchange

16/09/2011

Premier League champions Manchester United have confirmed that they have received approval to float the company on the Singapore Stock Exchange.


 

Sony to take on Apple as their Tablet S hits the shops

16/09/2011

Technology giants Sony have announced their arrival in the tablet market by confirming that their Tablet S is due to arrive in shops in the US, UK and Japan.


 

1 in 3 businesses considering relocating due to high costs

16/09/2011

More than a third of UK small business owners would consider moving their company in order to reduce costs, according to a new study by Make It Cheaper and the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr).


 

Reaction: Retail figures confirm weak economic growth fears

16/09/2011

New that UK retail figures fell in August will only add to the growing fears that economic growth will continue to remain subdued.