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BHS faces crucial vote on its future - BBC News


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BHS faces crucial vote on its future
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It is crunch time for one of the UK's best-known High Street names, the troubled department store, British Home Stores (BHS). Its creditors will vote on Wednesday on a deal it desperately needs to cut the rent bill for its 164 UK stores. The loss ...
BHS saved for now - but long-term rent deal must still be negotiatedChronicleLive

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Budget 2016: 'Wage growth to slow down', warns IFS - BBC News


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Budget 2016: 'Wage growth to slow down', warns IFS
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The independent forecasting body, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), revised the UK growth forecasts down for the next five years in Wednesday's Budget, and Mr Osborne warned the outlook for the global economy was "markedly weaker" with the UK ...

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Budget 2016: Low-paid workers to receive savings bonus - BBC News


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Budget 2016: Low-paid workers to receive savings bonus
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He said that the UK had to "act now rather than pay later" and that the UK would see cuts "equivalent to 50p in every £100" of public spending by 2020, which was "not a huge amount in the scheme of things". Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell ...
UK government offering low-paid workers cash incentives worth up to £1200Market Business News

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HS3 rail link needs 'kick-starting', report concludes - BBC News


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HS3 rail link needs 'kick-starting', report concludes
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He said that improving transport links would "be a huge boost to the economy of the north of England and the whole of the United Kingdom". HS3 and M62 work: Transport improvements 'too little, too late' · Lord Adonis on northern transport plans. But ...
George Osborne defends using disability cuts to fund middle-class tax breakThe Independent
Budget is test for chancellorManchester Evening News
Food and drink industry urges budget action to safeguard jobsFoodManufacture.co.uk

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CREDIT SUISSE: Here's just how disastrous a Brexit could be for the UK economy - Business Insider


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CREDIT SUISSE: Here's just how disastrous a Brexit could be for the UK economy
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The referendum on whether or not to stay in the EU is the UK's main political event of 2016. It's hard to predict with any accuracy the economic and financial effects of the referendum given uncertainty of its outcome and the fact that an exit from EU ...
Brexit 'would trigger economic and financial shock' for UKThe Guardian

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