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Small businesses are the winners

Small businesses are the clear winners from Chancellor George Osborne's eighth Budget.

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House prices in one London area have shot up a crazy 938% in 20 years - Business Insider


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House prices in one London area have shot up a crazy 938% in 20 years
Business Insider
Savills have produced the below handy chart that shows just how price growth is distributed across the UK. The majority cluster between 200% and 300% growth, but London property prices stretch anywhere from 300% to over 600% growth. land registry ...
House prices jump 300% in 20 years: Average UK property has gained ?200k since ...Daily Mail

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npower is being forced to give ?26 million back to customers - Business Insider


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npower is being forced to give ?26 million back to customers
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npower, one of the largest energy providers in Britain, is being forced to give back ?26 million to 500,000 customers. Britain's energy regulator Ofgem revealed in a regulatory note this morning that between September 2013 and December 2014 npower ...
Npower to pay ?26m over billing and complaint failuresBBC News

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UK apprenticeships plan attacked by key employer groups - The Guardian


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UK apprenticeships plan attacked by key employer groups
The Guardian
But as an initial consultation on the levy closes on Friday, two leading business groups have expressed scepticism. One main concern is that employers could rebadge existing jobs as apprenticeships to meet training targets and recoup the costs of the levy.

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Top 10 most crowded trains named

The Department for Transport releases its list of the most crowded trains in England and Wales for 2014, with a service to Manchester Airport topping the rankings.

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