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UK retail sales

Modest growth in UK retail sales continued in July, latest statistics show

The volume of UK retail sales continued to grow at a modest pace during July, new statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed. Retail sales grew by 0.3% in July – exceeding analysts’ expectations, and matching the 0.3% rate of growth recorded in June. The growth in...

The volume of UK retail sales continued to grow at a modest pace during July, new statistics published by the Office for National Statistics...

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UK productivity

Official data reveals UK productivity has fallen for second consecutive quarter

UK productivity fell for the second quarter in a row in the three months to June, data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. Output per hour fell by 0.1% during the second quarter of this year, following a fall of 0.5% in the first quarter...

UK productivity fell for the second quarter in a row in the three months to June, data published by the Office for National Statistics...

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Brexit customs

Business groups respond to publication of Brexit customs paper

Business groups, including the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have responded to the publication of Brexit customs position papers by the Department for Exiting the EU. The government is seeking to secure a new customs arrangement that...

Business groups, including the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have responded to...

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confidence

Data reveals confidence amongst UK businesses has taken ‘major knock’

Data published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has revealed that confidence amongst businesses in the UK has taken a ‘major knock’, and has fallen into negative territory. The ICAEW’s Business Confidence Monitor fell from a reading of 6.7 in the second quarter of...

Data published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has revealed that confidence amongst businesses in the UK has taken...

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wage growth

Wage growth ‘likely to remain weak’, study suggests

A study carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has suggested that wage growth is set to ‘remain weak’. Pay rises for 2018 have been forecast at just 1%. The study attributes the subdued forecast to an increase in labour supply over the past year....

A study carried out by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has suggested that wage growth is set to ‘remain weak’. Pay...

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Family Fun Day

We’re very excited to be running a Family Fun Day this summer in aid of When You Wish Upon a Star! When: Sunday 13th August – 12 – 4pm Where: Barton Football Club, DN18 5JD £2 entry for adults | FREE entry for children Bouncy Castle / Face Painting /...

We’re very excited to be running a Family Fun Day this summer in aid of When You Wish Upon a Star! When: Sunday 13th...

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