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By subhadip On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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UK house price growth edges up after December slowdown

British house price growth became slightly more broad-based last month after slowing in December for the first time since just after June’s vote to leave the European Union, a monthly survey of property valuers More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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UK consumers to be more cautious spenders, GDP growth to slow – Reuters poll

British consumers will be cautious about spending this year as inflation soars, but the country will avoid recession as the Bank of England is expected to maintain its ultra-easy policy stance, a Reuters poll found. Britons More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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UK to control immigration from EU, says May

Outlining her 12 objectives for the UK’s exit from the European Union, May also nodded to the importance of science and innovation, and said part of her agenda is to “guarantee the rights of EU citizens who More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Rising inflation hurts outlook for UK households – survey

Rising inflation weighed on the financial outlook of British households in January, a survey showed on Wednesday, an early sign that price pressures caused by sterling’s fall after the Brexit vote may be More...

By subhadip On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million

UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to November – the lowest level for more than a decade – official figures showed. The jobless rate was steady at an 11-year low of 4.8%, More...

By subhadip On Monday, January 9th, 2017
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Brexit: banks consider whether to start moving business out of UK

Brexit could have an impact on the City in the coming months as banks decide whether to implement contingency plans to ensure they retain access to the remaining 27 EU member states by moving business out of the More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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UK construction sector sees strong growth

The UK’s construction sector ended 2016 well, expanding at the fastest pace for nine months in December, according to a closely watched survey. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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UK car sales at record high in 2016

The number of new cars sold in the UK hit an all-time high in 2016. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), said 2.69 million cars were registered last year, 2% higher than in 2015. The industry More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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UK: Brexit raises concerns about Erasmus+ future

The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education inquiry, which was launched in September last year, received 191 written submissions of evidence from organisations and stakeholders in the UK HE sector. Concerns More...

By subhadip On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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UK service sector sees strong expansion in December

The UK service sector grew at its fastest pace for 17 months in December, a closely watched survey has indicated. The Markit/CIPS services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 56.2 last month, from 55.2 More...