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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...

By subhadip On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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UK manufacturing on ‘strong footing’

Activity in the UK’s manufacturing sector hit a two-and-a-half-year high last month, according to a survey. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for the sector rose to 56.1 in December More...

By subhadip On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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UK manufacturing growth unexpectedly hits 2-1/2-year high – PMI

British manufacturing growth climbed to a two-and-a-half-year high last month, fuelled by new orders from both home and abroad and adding to signs the economy ended 2016 strongly, a survey showed on Tuesday. The More...

By subhadip On Monday, December 12th, 2016
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UK petrol prices could rise by 3p a litre after Opec oil deal

Households face further pressure from rising inflation as experts predicted a surge in petrol prices following an agreement by oil producers to cut global output. The cost of petrol is close to rising above £1.20 More...

By subhadip On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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McDonald’s to move non-US tax base to UK

McDonald’s is to move its non-US tax base from Luxembourg to the UK, the company has said. The new holding company will pay UK tax on the royalties the firm receives outside the US. McDonald’s said More...

By subhadip On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Volkswagen emissions: UK and six other nations face legal action

The European Union (EU) has started legal action against seven nations. Four, including the UK and Germany, are under fire for failing to take action against Volkswagen for cheating emission tests. Member states More...

By subhadip On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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UK Supreme Court to decide Brexit trigger case as quickly as possible

Britain’s Supreme Court will decide as quickly as possible whether Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union by the end of March without parliament’s assent, More...