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POST-CHRISTMAS DEBT IMPACTS FAMILIES ACROSS GENERATIONS…

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Vivi Friedgut Director of Blackbullion

As the New Year kicks in and people begin to count the cost of Christmas, money worries will prey on the minds of many families; they will need to think about the debt …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

British Airways makes kids travel look like childsplay…

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Skyflyers Robbie and Jenny

As  British  Airways’  busiest  day  for  Christmas travel approaches, the airline  has  announced it’s investing in new products and services in 2013 to keep its younger customers entertained at the airport and in the air.
In …

Introducing white RAZR™ i – Motorola’s stylish new must-have for 2013…

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RAZR i

Motorola and Phones 4u bring you a special treat to either spend your Christmas money on or treat yourself to as we enter a new year, with the exciting arrival of the stunning …

Office Christmas parties – tips for employers…

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Christmas party

Never mind the sleigh bells – what about the warning bells?!

Sue Evans, a partner at Lester Aldridge LLP, offers her advice to employers about the do’s and don’ts of the infamous office Christmas …

Public transport just the ticket for party-goers…

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John McNicholas Centro

Party-goers can enjoy a festive tipple without the risk of drink driving by taking advantage of extensive public transport services this Christmas and New Year.
With police launching a Christmas crack-down on …

Comet closes its doors for final time…

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Dan wagner mpowa

Retailers must respond to biggest shopping shift in years to avoid failure
Electrical retailer Comet closes today after entering administration last month. The troubled electrical chain’s closure will mean the government now faces a …

Comet closure poses warning for retailers…

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Chris Thomas CEO Cloggs

Cautionary tale for retailers as they pin their hopes on a profitable Christmas
Electrical giant Comet will close it doors for the final time today at a cost of over £49.4 million pounds. The bill …

Brits Turn to the Net as Online Christmas Shopping Overtakes In-store Spend SDL research…

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Bob Hale SDL

With less than two weeks until Christmas, UK retailers have been experiencing a much needed increase in sales.
Brits Turn to the Net as Online Christmas Shopping Overtakes In-store Spend
But the High Street is still an …

SMEs need to protect against peaks and troughs in cashflow as Christmas and snow cause chaos…

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Tracy Ewen managing director at IGF

Christmas can cripple cashflow, warns IGF
Small firms in the UK should view the run-up to Christmas and the first few weeks of the New Year as one of the most dangerous times of the …

HAPPY EXODUS…

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British Airways

As Christmas approaches, a surprising number of us are secretly thinking about getting away to escape the pressures of the festive period.
A survey by British Airways found that nearly one in five of us would …

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