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Fastest consumption growth in three years drives economy

The UK economy expanded at a quarter on quarter rate of 0.8% in the third quarter of 2013, the Office for National Statistics confirmed last week...

House prices rise by 0.6% in November

UK house prices increased by 0.6% in November and were 6.5% higher than November 2012, according to the latest Nationwide Building Society Monthly House Price Index...

1 in 3 asset management firms unsure if resources can manage regulatory risk

A new PwC poll of major UK asset management firms reveals that a third are unsure they have sufficient internal resource to manage their firm’s regulatory risk...

Director pay 'still has some way to go'

KPMG’s latest analysis of trends in FTSE 350 Directors’ pay reveals that, while there have been relatively modest rises in median salaries of around 3-4%, there is still some way to go for companies to effectively align pay and performance when it comes to paying bonuses...

Companies struggle to rebalance pricing and profitability

Companies across the UK are advised they need to move on from recession-driven, volume-at-all-costs pricing or risk long-term damage to their company’s revenues and profits, according to KPMG...

Consumer confidence: Is it starting to plateau?

New figures show that the YouGov/Cebr Consumer Confidence Index is increasing at its slowest rate since February...

Is paperless Self Assessment the only option?

HMRC has announced plans for paperless Self Assessment tax returns in a new consultation document...

SMEs struggle to keep pace in technology race

Half of the UK’s microbusinesses and sole traders believe that they now work harder than ever, and that new technology is partly to blame, according to new research...

Debt Advisory Centre: Number of new clients with payday loans doubles

One in three (37%) of Debt Advisory Centre’s new clients in 2013 owe money to payday lenders...

Quarter of parents provided financial top up to grandparents in past year

Almost a quarter of (24%) parents have contributed financially to help their own parents in the last 12 months, according to research from Standard Life...

Huge rise in lending to first-time buyers

Mortgage lending in London in the third quarter of 2013 followed a similar upward trend to the rest of the UK, new data from CML shows...

'A star-spangled future for the US?'

"The stars are aligning for the US economy, according to George C. Saffaye, portfolio strategist at The Boston Company Asset Management (TBCAM) and a member of the team managing the BNY Mellon American Fund, with America boosted by a combination of growth, low inflation, lower commodity prices and a stronger US dollar...

Building a simple flight path for smaller pension schemes

In 2013, the majority of UK pension schemes find themselves with a deficit hole to fill. Most UK pension scheme trustees and corporate sponsors are relying on investment returns and favourable market conditions to help them do this...

Stocks outlook remains strong but signs of profit-taking emerge

Here Russ Koesterich, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment Strategist, provides his latest weekly commentary...

'Apprenticeships could add £4.4bn to UK economy every year'

Research from Barclays highlights the huge potential gain to the UK economy if industries were to raise the proportion of apprentices in their workforce to 2...

UK economy hit by £600m flooding costs

One year on from some of the worst flooding in 2012, latest research by the Environment Agency reveals that last year’s record-breaking wet year in England could have cost the UK economy close to £600million...

Complexities of life in debt revealed

Almost nine million people in the UK live with serious debt problems but only 17% of this group are currently accessing advice to help with it...

Encouraging growth prospects for SMEs

Total employment in the EU SMEs is expected to increase by 0.3% and value-added by 1% as compared to 2012...

'Government not doing enough on energy prices'

With the Coalition asking the "Big Six" to freeze their prices, research reveals that 6 out of 10 UK householders think the government isn’t doing enough when it comes to energy prices...

'Accidental landlords' breaking the law

As the number of so-called “accidental landlords” remains high, AXA Business Insurance warns that many of them are simply not fulfilling their legal duties to maintain their rental properties and as a result are putting their tenants in potential danger and themselves at financial risk...



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