Wealth of richest 1% 'equal to other 99%'
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 combined
Business confidence declines due to fears of weaker UK demand
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 sentiment
North East business confidence fall amid fears of weaker UK demand, report finds
China, oil and sterling leave manufacturers nervous about 2016
Why it's never been easier to start a business in the 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 ...