G20 Makes Growth a Priority, Austerity a Consideration
22 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

G20 Makes Growth a Priority, Austerity a Consideration »

Participants in the G20 meeting agreed to put growth ahead of austerity as a way to improve economic performance in the short Read more…

Greece Close to Reaching Bailout Deal, Leaders Claim
6 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Greece Close to Reaching Bailout Deal, Leaders Claim »

Greece will soon receive another bailout from international lenders, the country’s leaders claim. The Greek government is in talks with lenders from Read more…

Portugal’s Turbulent Politics Shake European Markets
3 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Portugal’s Turbulent Politics Shake European Markets »

Economy
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Portugal’s government turmoil could lead to another European economic crisis as share prices tumbled following the resignation of two high-level ministers. Shares Read more…

Osborne Reaches Compromise on £11.5 Billion Spending Cuts
24 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Osborne Reaches Compromise on £11.5 Billion Spending Cuts »

Economy
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Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that £11.5 billion in spending cuts will go into effect within the next three years. The Chancellor Read more…

IMF Gives Negative Assessment of US Financial Policy
14 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

IMF Gives Negative Assessment of US Financial Policy »

The world’s largest economy was criticised by the International Monetary Fund due to its slow private sector growth and its $85 billion Read more…

Austerity will probably last for decades
12 Jul
2012
Written by Sam Allcock

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 Read more…

Good news for motorists as petrol wars break out »

Economy
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During this bank holiday weekend, motorists are finding pleasant surprises at the pumps. After months on end of steadily rising prices, this is Read more…

Double Dip Recession: Economists say buy British »

Economy
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With the recent news that the UK is indeed in the grips of a double dip recession, experts say that instead of focusing Read more…

Union inflamed by HSBC’s announcement to cut staff »

Banking
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Yet another bank is at the centre of controversy as it announces 3,167 employees are to be cut from the workforce. HSBC is Read more…

EU 2012 budget resolved after 15 hours of talks
19 Nov
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

EU 2012 budget resolved after 15 hours of talks »

Member nations of the European Union had wanted a 5% increase in budgets for the coming year but other EU states, including the Read more…