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Northern cities head list of UK's low-wage, high-welfare economies - The Guardian


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Northern cities head list of UK's low-wage, high-welfare economies
The Guardian
?One of the most pressing issues is the need to tackle skills gaps and improve schools' attainment, especially in low-wage cities, to help those places attract businesses and jobs, and support more people to move into work, particularly in high-skill ...
Hull has lowest UK average wages, report saysBBC News
Northern cities creating jobs but too many are low paid, report saysChronicleLive

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Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are squaring up against hedge funds in the fight ... - Business Insider


Business Insider

Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are squaring up against hedge funds in the fight ...
Business Insider
Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan are pouring cash into the campaign group fighting to keep Britain in Europe, ahead of a referendum on the issue that could come as soon as this summer. Sky News reported on Wednesday that Goldman Sachs is donating ...

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Warm December gives nervous UK retailers the Christmas shivers - The Guardian


The Guardian

Warm December gives nervous UK retailers the Christmas shivers
The Guardian
?Shoppers will leave it late this year ? 60% are planning to do their main grocery shop in the week before Christmas,? said Mike Watkins, UK head of retailer and business insight at market research firm Nielsen. An estimated ?5.9bn is expected to be ...

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Celebrity selfies 'lift make-up sales'

Celebrity-inspired selfies are boosting the sales of make-up for a generation of women, a retail analyst says.

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The six Cs of the China stock slump

Six Cs that explain the recent market turmoil

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