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Supporting UKTI: Exporting can bring significant benef...

SMEs can be reluctant to explore markets beyond the UK borders but latest research from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) shows that exporting has significant benefits for businesses, positively impacting on staffing, productivity, financial performance and longevity. Has your business joined the international market? Figures show that those firms...

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Consumer spending still leading the way...

The second estimate of GDP was unrevised from the first, confirming growth at 0.5% q-o-q in 2015q3, after 0.7% in 2015 Q2. Solid growth in services at 0.7% outweighed weakness in manufacturing, where output shrank by...

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Economy slows, but growth still steady...

GDP growth slowed to 0.5% in 2015 Q3, down from 0.7% in the previous three months. The services sector continued to drive the recovery and saw increases in all 4 of the main services aggregates. Disappointingly the manufacturing sector continued to contract, with output now estimated to have fallen...

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Final Estimate of GDP confirms UK recovery is on track...

Experian’s view that the UK economic upswing remains on track was supported by official data released today, which confirmed that the economy grew by 0.7% in real terms in the second quarter of this y...

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UK Labour Market Statistics – April release...

The latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the shine is finally coming off the UK labour market in line with our...

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An open VAT register could help you make better credit...

Making the HMRC VAT Register public would help SME’s, Banks, Insurance firms, Telcos and many other businesses make more informed credit decisions. When you get a moment, take a look at this link. It's a proposal from the Open Data User Group to make available a range of data...

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