Energy customers hope to benefit from Fair Play for Prepay Campaign
26 Nov
2014
Written by Robert Ford

Energy customers hope to benefit from Fair Play for Prepay Campaign »

Economy
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In September of this year, the Citizens Advice Bureau introduced the ‘Fair Play for Prepay Campaign’, a national campaign that aimed to get Read more…

Property prices showing slow down
29 Oct
2014
Written by Kate Faulkner

Property prices showing slow down »

Latest data from the Land Registry shows that things are starting to slow down and even the powerhouse of property prices: London has Read more…

Japanese Economy Backtracks as Tax Hikes Come Into Effect
13 Aug
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Japanese Economy Backtracks as Tax Hikes Come Into Effect »

Economy
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After recording steady growth under the ‘Abenomics’ policy in recent months, the Japanese economy experienced a large-scale contraction last month that reduced confidence Read more…

German Investors Less Confident as Russia Imposes Sanctions
12 Aug
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

German Investors Less Confident as Russia Imposes Sanctions »

Economy
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Russia-West tensions have caused several key German stocks to plummet as large-scale investors lose confidence in the country’s economy. ZEW – a metric Read more…

HMRC Tax Recovery Plan Under Fire From MPs
10 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

HMRC Tax Recovery Plan Under Fire From MPs »

A new plan allowing HM Revenue and Customs to seize funds from personal bank accounts to recover unpaid taxes has come under Read more…

OECD: British Housing Market Could “Overheat”
7 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

OECD: British Housing Market Could “Overheat” »

A report from Paris-based think tank, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, warns that the government and Bank of England might Read more…

Chinese E-Commerce Company Alibaba to File US IPO
6 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Chinese E-Commerce Company Alibaba to File US IPO »

One of China’s biggest online companies is gearing up for a multi-billion dollar US-based initial public offering. Alibaba, an online marketplace connecting Read more…

Small Chinese Banks Scaling Up Shadow Lending
5 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Small Chinese Banks Scaling Up Shadow Lending »

China’s shadow banking sector is growing, according to new documents revealing a rise in the number of unlisted banks operating in the Read more…

288,000 US Jobs Created in April, Strongest Month Since 2012
2 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

288,000 US Jobs Created in April, Strongest Month Since 2012 »

Over 288,000 new jobs were created in the United States this April, the highest level of employment growth since late 2012. The Read more…

Japanese Trade Deficit Widening on Poor Exports
20 Apr
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Japanese Trade Deficit Widening on Poor Exports »

Economy
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been praised for its ‘Abenomics’ economics program, which has been credited with reducing deflation across Japan and Read more…