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UK business group urges changes to apprenticeship levy - Financial Times


Financial Times

UK business group urges changes to apprenticeship levy
Financial Times
The CBI head has written privately to the business secretary to warn that the apprenticeship levy could impose huge costs on employers without any improvement in the training they provide. After arguing against the levy for months ? companies see it ...

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Here's the military equipment that North Korea could use against the... - Business Insider


Business Insider

Here's the military equipment that North Korea could use against the...
Business Insider
We might not know if North Korea's claim to have set off a hydrogen bomb is true, but we can be sure of one thing ? Kim Jong Un's rogue state has a massive and very scary military. The North Korean military has 690,000 active North Korean military ...

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UK manufacturing will continue to suffer in 2016, warns BCC - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK manufacturing will continue to suffer in 2016, warns BCC
The Guardian
The BCC said that without government action to improve workers' skills, upgrade outdated infrastructure, and allow small firms access to the same cheap credit available to major businesses, ?the UK economy could suffer negative consequences in the face ...

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Entrepreneurs to answer your questions

Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt, and Rohan Silva, an entrepreneur and former policy advisor to David Cameron, will be answering start-up business questions next week on the Today programme.

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IMF reforms clear last hurdle

The US Senate adopts long-awaited reforms designed to give emerging economies a greater say in how the International Monetary Fund is run.

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