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Wealth of richest 1% 'equal to other 99%' - BBC News


The Guardian

Wealth of richest 1% 'equal to other 99%'
BBC News
The richest 1% now has as much wealth as the rest of the world combined, according to Oxfam. It uses data from Credit Suisse from October for the report, which urges leaders meeting in Davos this week to take action on inequality. Oxfam also calculated ...
Richest 62 billionaires as wealthy as half the world population combinedThe Guardian

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UK industrial output falls in November

UK industry suffers the biggest drop in output since early 2013 as manufacturing activity contracts.

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Business confidence declines due to fears of weaker UK demand - expressandstar.com


expressandstar.com

Business confidence declines due to fears of weaker UK demand
expressandstar.com
Graham Blair, area director for SME banking at the Bank of Scotland, said: "Business confidence has slipped back slightly as companies see a fall in UK demand as the biggest threat to their businesses in 2016. "Although fewer firms are expecting ...
Yorkshire beats rest of UK in business sentimentYorkshire Post
North East business confidence fall amid fears of weaker UK demand, report findsChronicleLive
China, oil and sterling leave manufacturers nervous about 2016The Independent
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Life expectancy: Is the party over?

The big rise in life expectancy seen in the past few decades may be easing off, official figures suggest.

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Why it's never been easier to start a business in the UK - Startups.co.uk


Startups.co.uk

Why it's never been easier to start a business in the UK
Startups.co.uk
For starters, government policy has become far more favourable to small and medium firms in recent years. The Business Growth Service provides tailored support to help businesses achieve hyper growth, while Innovate UK has continued to provide research ...

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