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Companies in the UK developing and selling apps for smartphones and tablets are forecast to generate some £4 billion of revenues this year, more than in any other European economy and cementing the UK’s position in […]
The Confederation of British Industry says growth reached a record high in May, the best reading since it began gathering data in 2003, citing increased confidence, easier access to credit and better global economic conditions as […]
Small and medium-sized business could invest more than £80bn in the UK over the next 12 months, according to a survey of 1,168 business owners by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks. The survey concludes that more […]
Following a week in which a Home Office report into pub opening times during the forthcoming World Cup in Brazil, concluded that England have only an 11% chance of progressing beyond the quarter final stages […]
According to April 2014’s Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)/KPMG Report on Jobs, contractor demand continued to increase during April 2014 across all the main sectors and the availability of candidates also fell at the sharpest […]
The UK economy received a double boost on Tuesday, as the IMF increased its growth forecast and strong production figures were released. For the second time in six months the IMF increased its growth forecast […]