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Business groups call for ‘softer’ Brexit

Five business groups, including the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), have called for the government to secure continued access to the European single market until a final Brexit deal can be struck with the EU. The...

Five business groups, including the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), have...

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national insurance

FSB calls for government to rule out national insurance rise for self-employed

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has urged the new government to rule out a national insurance rise for the self-employed. The business group has suggested that self-employed ‘strivers’ were concerned during the General Election that a ‘tax grab’ could be sprung on them in the form of higher...

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has urged the new government to rule out a national insurance rise for the self-employed. The business group...

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inflation

UK inflation rate rises to highest level in nearly four years

The UK’s inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to 2.9% in May, up from 2.7% in April, data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. The rising costs of package holidays and imported computer games helped to push the rate to...

The UK’s inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to 2.9% in May, up from 2.7% in April, data published...

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economic

UK economic growth ‘weakest in Europe’ during first quarter of 2017

The UK economic growth is the ‘weakest in Europe’ during the first quarter of 2017. The UK economy experienced the weakest rate of growth in the EU during the first quarter of this year, figures published by European statistics agency Eurostat have suggested. Britain’s economy grew by just 0.2%...

The UK economic growth is the ‘weakest in Europe’ during the first quarter of 2017. The UK economy experienced the weakest rate of growth...

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business confidence

Business confidence has ‘fallen dramatically’ since General Election, IoD suggests

A snap poll carried out by the Institute of Directors (IoD) has found that, following the General Election and the subsequent Hung Parliament, business confidence in the UK economy has ‘fallen dramatically’. The poll of 700 IoD members revealed that businesses require ‘rapid agreement’ on transitional arrangements that arise...

A snap poll carried out by the Institute of Directors (IoD) has found that, following the General Election and the subsequent Hung Parliament, business...

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general election

Business groups react to General Election result

With the 2017 General Election resulting in a Hung Parliament, the UK’s leading business groups have been giving their reactions. The Institute of Directors (IoD) has warned that businesses have now been ‘thrown into political limbo’. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is urging politicians to form a functioning...

With the 2017 General Election resulting in a Hung Parliament, the UK’s leading business groups have been giving their reactions. The Institute of Directors...

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