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EDF 'confident' Hinkley Point nuclear power station will go ahead - BBC News


BBC News

EDF 'confident' Hinkley Point nuclear power station will go ahead
BBC News
By Simon Jack, BBC News business editor ... Construction of Hinkley Point C in Somerset, the first new nuclear plant in the UK for 20 years and the most expensive in the world, is due to begin in 2019, two years after it had originally been due to open.

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VIDEO: Debt or deficit?

Economics correspondent Andy Verity explains the difference between debt and deficit.

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Truworths offers R5.5bn for UK retailer - Independent Online


Independent Online

Truworths offers R5.5bn for UK retailer
Independent Online
?Office is a highly attractive business with strong prospects which, under Truworths' ownership, will be further enhanced. The business is well positioned in the fashion footwear market with potential to expand into many new stores in the UK and ...
Truworths set to wrap up UK retail purchaseBDlive

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VIDEO: Boden: 'Better in pain, than dead'

Johnnie Boden, founder and CEO of the Boden fashion catalogue empire, offers the business advice he wishes he'd had when he started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.

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UK business bank, Hitachi Capital in $150 million asset finance deal - Reuters UK


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UK business bank, Hitachi Capital in $150 million asset finance deal
Reuters UK
The British Business Bank was set up in 2012 by the UK government to boost credit to small and medium-sized firms and fill a hole left by big banks scaling back lending to bolster capital and meet tougher regulation after the financial crisis. The ...
UK business bank, Hitachi Capital in $150 million asset-backed loans dealEconomic Times
UK business bank, Hitachi Capital in $150 mln asset finance dealeuronews
Asset finance opportunity afforded to small businessesSmallBusiness.co.uk

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