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Low-paid workers to get savings bonus

A plan for the government to top up savings for low-paid workers will be unveiled as part of this week's Budget, along with rises in the minimum wage.

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CREDIT SUISSE: China risks 'losing control' of the economy - Business Insider


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CREDIT SUISSE: China risks 'losing control' of the economy
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The risk of a "severe correction" for China has "grown substantially", according to Credit Suisse. The investment bank had forecast a continued managed slowdown of GDP growth in 2016. But in a note sent to clients this week, fixed income Ric Deverell ...

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Funding Circle has lent more than ?1 billion to businesses in the UK - Business Insider


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Funding Circle has lent more than ?1 billion to businesses in the UK
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Funding Circle, the British peer-to-peer lender, has lent more than ?1 billion ($1.5 billion) to small and medium sized businesses in the UK since launching in 2010. In 2015 alone, investors used Funding Circle's technology to hand businesses more than ...

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The 32 best people in UK tech to follow on Twitter - Business Insider


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The 32 best people in UK tech to follow on Twitter
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Sure, you get your tech news from Twitter, but who do you follow for insight, analysis, and jokes? We rounded up some of the UK's most interesting Twitter users for tech news and analysis. We've sorted Twitter users according to how much they tweet ...

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Bombardier CSeries 'to get Quebec boost'

The provincial government in Quebec is poised to invest in Bombardier's troubled CSeries, according to reports.

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