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July 2017 articles

Earlier this summer, SoftBank invested $500m in Improbable, the largest round of venture financing in British history. [...]

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The government borrowed more money than expected in June, dealing a blow to chancellor Philip Hammond’s deficit-reduction plans. [...]

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Here's what happens if you keep sending emails to people after they've pressed that pesky "unsubscribe" button: insurance comparison [...]

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Environment secretary Michael Gove is expected to tell farmers today that they must earn their subsidies as part of his plans [...]

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The euro hit its highest point in almost two years in morning trading against the US dollar after European Central Bank (ECB) [...]

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Does it drive you mad when people don’t answer your questions directly? [...]

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There was a lot of coverage this week about the gender pay gap among the BBC’s highest earners; rightly so. But deafening silence [...]

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Amid all the noise around Brexit, it is great to see the British Government lead on the significant issue of global underinsurance. [...]

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Politics and geopolitics are polarising and confusing. Yet it is critical that investors integrate such criteria into their analysis. [...]

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Two announcements were issued from Westminster this week that should strike fear into the hearts of anyone under 30. [...]

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This week, the government released its Tobacco Control Plan. [...]

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David Davis recently said that the process of negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU will be “as complicated as the moon landing”. [...]

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Are the days of austerity numbered? [...]

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DEBATE: ­­Do businesses underestimate the value of hiring millennials? [...]

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Almost half of British exporters have not yet reviewed their strategy for selling goods abroad since Brexit, in a “concerning” [...]

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