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UK MUST CARVE OUT A NEW TRADING ROLE IN THE WORLD FOR 2013, URGES CBI DIRECTOR-GENERAL…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

Time to seize the moment on major new EU-US trade deal
The UK must carve out a new global trading role for itself as part of a new, rapidly-changing European Union, CBI Director-General John …

Warwick to offer free access to Universities’ most innovative courses…

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Nigel Thrift University of Warwick

It has been announced that the University of Warwick is join other leading UK universities to give students from the UK and around the world access to free, open, online courses through …

Retail Landscape shows signs of permanent change this Christmas…

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Dan wagner mpowa

Business recovery firm Begbies Trainor reported today that retailers are in a “critical” condition and predicted there will be a further rise in the number of retail insolvencies in 2013.
While Boxing Day is …

CBI COMMENTS ON REPORT FROM PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION ON BANKING STANDARDS…

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Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets

The CBI today (Friday) commented on an interim report from the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards which calls for a strengthening of bank ring-fencing proposals. Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets, …

New Year, New Website? Get it right first time says startups.co.uk…

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Lucy Smith director Small Business Websites

New ‘All In One’ Service Helps Small Businesses Get Online For Less

Looking to start a new company and create a new website in 2013?  Ensure you get it right the first time …

Increased money transfers in the run up to Christmas…

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Comment from Rajesh Agarwal, CEO & Founder of RationalFX and Xendpay.com:
Supporting our families and loved ones during Christmas is something close to all of our hearts – especially in times of an economic …

CBI RESPONDS TO APPOINTMENT OF BUSINESS BANK ADVISORY GROUP CHAIR…

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Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets

The CBI today responded to a Department for Business announcement that Sir Peter Burt, former Chief Executive of Bank of Scotland, has been confirmed as the chair of a group that will advise the Government …

New insolvency regulation ‘too little too late’…

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Liz Peace British Property Federation

Changes to the way the insolvency industry is regulated are finally being detailed today, but landlords feel they have arrived too late.
The changes, unveiled by Jo Swinson MP, come in the same week it …

2013 Advice for SME’s from CEO of RationalFX, Rajesh Agrawal…

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Rajesh Agarwal CEO Founder RationalFX

In 2013, it is clear that SME’s are looking for new opportunities to grow and Rajesh Agrawal, CEO & Founder of RationalFX and Xendpay.com, gives his predictions and advice for the upcoming …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief – 20 December 2012…

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Baker tilly

In this final edition of the year, Baker Tilly rounds-up the most important tax news of the week…
1. Who pays if the UK abolishes corporation tax?
George Bull
We ask what could happen to VAT …

Bank lending, Zombie companies and auto-enrolment – Business predictions for 2013…

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Tracy Ewen managing director at IGF

Business predictions for 2013 from Tracy Ewen, managing director at IGF Invoice Finance
 
“As we head into 2013, it is a good time to stand still and not only review what the last year …

TIS THE SEASON… Festive spike in new smartphone users could bring bumper bills…

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iPhone

The UK’s largest mobile phone retailer, Carphone Warehouse, has warned that smartphones given as gifts this Christmas could lead to unexpectedly large bills come January.
Smartphone adoption has jumped by 5.7 million in …

Carphone Warehouse confirms BlackBerry 10…

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BlackBerry 10

Carphone Warehouse has confirmed that it intends to range BlackBerry® 10 in the UK. The hotly anticipated new handsets will be available to purchase in stores nationwide, but eager fans who don’t …

LOCAL GOV FINANCE SETTLEMENT: ‘THIS IS D DAY, NOT DOOMSDAY’…

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Eric Pickles

Today, the reality of the financial challenges that local authorities face in 2013/14 have become clear.

The Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced that some of the worst off councils face cuts of 3%, whereas …

RETAIL SALES GROWTH SLOWS IN DECEMBER – CBI…

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Anna Leach

The festive season has lost some of its sparkle for retailers, with growth in sales on the high street slowing in December, the CBI said today (Wednesday).
Responding to the CBI’s latest …

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