Economics - Archive

November 2017 articles

Britain’s royalty contributes nearly £1.8bn to the UK economy every year, according to a new analysis of the value of the [...]

20 November
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The Treasury and the Bank of England should start a new “jury service” to formally involve citizens in economic decisions, [...]

20 November
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A surge in dividend payments from British companies led a record quarter for pay-outs to investors around the world as an improving [...]

20 November
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Discarding the entire UK tax system and rebuilding it from scratch to be as simple as possible. A radical overhaul of the state [...]

19 November
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It's that time of year again when the government lays out its priorities for spending in the years ahead... yep, its the Budget. [...]

19 November
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The UK economy today received a big vote of confidence from Swiss banking giant UBS, which upgraded next year's GDP growth [...]

17 November
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Venezuela, once the most prosperous country in South America, can no longer pay its debts. [...]

17 November
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Retail sales are down since this time last year – does this foreshadow economic doom? [...]

17 November
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Agreeing a transitional Brexit deal is “in everyone’s interest” on both sides of the Channel, Bank of England governor [...]

16 November
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Squeezed consumers caused retail sales to fall in October, official data showed today - although the decline was not as much [...]

16 November
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Generating more turnover than Brazil and employing five times as many people as Walmart and the NHS combined, there is no more [...]

16 November
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John Gillingham is perhaps America’s pre-eminent historian of the EU. [...]

16 November
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The outlook for British banks has brightened according to a leading credit rating agency, with lenders now in a better position [...]

15 November
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British companies are at risk from protectionist measures once the UK leaves the EU, according to a study published today. [...]

15 November
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The Brexit process will not necessarily force the Bank of England to lower interest rates, according to one of its influential [...]

15 November
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