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12 Jul 2024

UK's economic recovery putting down roots

The UK's economic recovery is finally putting down roots after GDP grew faster than expected in May, says the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

11 Jul 2024

British Business Bank launches Growth Guarantee Scheme

The British Business Bank has launched the Growth Guarantee Scheme to help smaller businesses access finance.

10 Jul 2024

Business confidence returning to pre-pandemic levels

Data published by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed that business confidence is returning to pre-pandemic levels.

09 Jul 2024

Self assessment payment on account due on 31 July

The second payment on account towards income tax self assessment liabilities and Class 4 national insurance contributions (NICs) for 2023/24 is due by 31 July 2024.

08 Jul 2024

Rachel Reeves named as the UK's first female Chancellor

Rachel Reeves, MP for Leeds West, has been named as the first female chancellor in the UK's history.

05 Jul 2024

Business ready to work in partnership with Labour government

The UK's business groups have pledged to work in partnership with the new Labour government to revitalise the nation's economy.

04 Jul 2024

Business push payment fraud hits £83 million

Authorised push payment (APP) fraud against businesses rose to £83 million last year, according to in the Payment Association's Annual Fraud Report 2024.

03 Jul 2024

Household disposable incomes 'have grown at slow pace since 2010'

Think tank the Resolution Foundation has stated that household disposable incomes have grown at a slow pace since 2010 as a result of 'economic shocks'.

02 Jul 2024

Next government warned 'you can't be pro-growth without being pro-green'

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned the new government that the UK economy cannot be separated from net-zero.

01 Jul 2024

50% of savers unaware they are charged fees on their pension pots

Data published by investment adviser Moneyfarm has suggested that 50% of pension savers are unaware they are paying charges on their pension pots.

28 Jun 2024

UK economy 'grew by more than previously estimated' at start of 2024

Revised figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that the UK economy grew by more than initially estimated at the start of this year.

27 Jun 2024

New government 'should change law on hot workplaces'

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has called on the next government to change the law on hot workplaces.

26 Jun 2024

Average earnings 'just £16 a week higher than they were 14 years ago'

Research carried out by the Resolution Foundation has found that real average earnings are just £16 a week higher than they were 14 years ago.

25 Jun 2024

Business group warns tax rises will be 'difficult to avoid' over next five years

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned that tax rises will be difficult to avoid in the next five years.

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