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    Profits over people in the private sector

    Recently a rumor has been swirling around the UK that secretary of health Andrew Lansley wants to get rid of the cap on the proportion of income that NHS institutions can earn. The cap currently sits at 49% which is seen to be a hindrance to the private sector in certain circumstances. In the wake…

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    Government reveals scheme to fund lending

    Government has revealed yet another plan to try to ignite the economy and have committed to providing £1 billion to be used by lenders to help them lower the cost of lending to both households and firms. It is hoped that making this money, taxpayer backed funds, will trigger a growth in the economy. This…

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    Austerity will probably last for decades

    The population in the UK is ageing and as a result, cost of care is rising. The OBR states that greater spending cuts will need to take place if the national debt is to be kept under control for the long term. The independent economic forecast group further states that at the rate Britons are…

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  • Falling house prices indicate UK still mired in recession

    Although the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee brought a small burst of activity in the retail sector, house prices continue to fall. This appears to be indicative of the fact that the UK is still deeply mired in the double dip recession which many forecast to ongoing for at least this year. According to RICS, the Royal…

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  • Outlook for global economy weaker than expected

    In a recent speech given in Tokyo, the head of the IMF stated that the outlook for the global economy is worse than expected. Christine Lagarde said that the state of affairs around the world is bleak and has extended well beyond the current crisis in the eurozone. Not only did jobs in the United…

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  • Ministers working to cap long term care

    Many people have faced huge costs when needing long term care and some of these payments are so high that they have been forced to sell their homes and other assets to cover those costs. In fact, some costs have even been labelled catastrophic. Unfortunately, there is a ‘catch’ in social reform as no changes…

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  • BoE keeps rates low and injects more QE into the economy

    After July’s meeting on Thursday, the BoE announced historically low interest rates would be held at just 0.5% and that they would be injecting another £50 billion into a struggling economy. This comes at a time when the UK is already in a double dip recession and fears are growing that the recession will continue…

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  • Greater numbers of pensioners in need of equity release

    New figures being released by mortgage lenders indicate that the number of pensioners seeking equity release is rising significantly due to the insufficiency in their pensions. According to Just Retirement, retirees seeking this type of mortgage are from a broad scope of retired Britons who are looking to subsidize their paltry incomes.

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