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UK bosses cautious over pay rises in 2016 - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK bosses cautious over pay rises in 2016
The Guardian
The CBI's employment survey, conducted with consultancy firm Accenture, reprises the theme of skills shortages, with respondents saying they were the top threat to the UK's attractiveness as a place to do business for the second year running. The poll ...
Apprenticeship levy may cause job losses, CBI boss Carolyn Fairbairn warnsBBC News
Employers' group warns on rising labour costsFinancial Times

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UK, China poised for deal on world's costliest nuclear plant - Business Standard


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UK, China poised for deal on world's costliest nuclear plant
Business Standard
EDF, the world's biggest operator of reactors, and the UK agreed two years ago that Hinkley will get ?92.50 per megawatt-hour of power for as long as 35 years. That's competitive with new-build gas and renewable projects, and will give it a rate of ...
EDF hopes for UK nuclear deal with China in coming dayseuronews
Solar subsidies are slashed, but the sun always seems to shine on nuclearThe Guardian
Cameron seals nuclear pact with ChinaThe Sunday Times
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The government sold its last stake in Royal Mail and now shares are tumbling - Business Insider


Irish Times

The government sold its last stake in Royal Mail and now shares are tumbling
Business Insider
For the first time in its history, the Royal Mail is a fully private company, and the markets do not like it one bit. Shares in Britain's national mail carrier, which for all of its history has been at least part owned by the government, tanked at the ...
End of an era as UK government offloads last of Royal MailIrish Times
Royal Mail: Final stake sale raises ?591mBBC News
UK government sells remaining stake in Royal MailPost and Parcel
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