Redundancy rules change

8 years ago

The government has announced changes to the rules on larger scale redundancies that will cut by half the consultation period required. Under the measures announced on 18 December, the current 90-day minimum period that applies where 100 or more employees…

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UK economy shrunk in Q4

8 years ago

The UK economy shrank by 0.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2012, preliminary data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown. A 1.8 per cent quarterly fall in the output from production industries is cited as…

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UK Businesses turning to Asset Finance

8 years ago

UK businesses are increasingly replacing bank loans with asset finance as their preferred way to fund investment in IT equipment, research finds. According to independent finance provider Syscap, asset finance used by businesses to acquire IT and software jumped 26…

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First time sellers stuck

8 years ago

More than half of “second steppers” – or first-time sellers – believe that new Government-backed schemes such as Funding for Lending and NewBuy will have no influence on their struggle to buy their second home, according to a Lloyds TSB…

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