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Hey, big spender: Institute for Fiscal Studies boss Paul Johnson on the end of economic orthodoxy
Hey, big spender: Institute for Fiscal Studies boss Paul Johnson on the end of economic orthodoxy
In the eight years Paul Johnson has been director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), he has seen three [...]
October 21, 2019
IFS boss: Labour's spending pledges likely to push up taxes for average earners
IFS boss: Labour's spending pledges likely to push up taxes for average earners
The director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said Labour’s spending plans are likely to lead to higher [...]
October 21, 2019
Small firms call for major business rates overhaul Sajid Javid’s November budget
Small firms call for major business rates overhaul Sajid Javid’s November budget
Small businesses have called on chancellor Sajid Javid to make “radical business rates reform” a key part of the upcoming [...]
October 21, 2019
Sellers market as home buyers undeterred by Brexit uncertainty
Sellers market as home buyers undeterred by Brexit uncertainty
Prospective home buyers have been undeterred by the approaching Brexit deadline, while sellers have been put off by ongoing uncertainty, [...]
October 21, 2019
Value of deals taking UK-listed firms private trebles
Value of deals taking UK-listed firms private trebles
The value of private equity (PE) deals taking UK-listed companies private has more than trebled over the past year, as [...]
October 21, 2019
Leisure spending jumps despite dip in consumer confidence
Leisure spending jumps despite dip in consumer confidence
Spending in the leisure sector jumped in the third quarter of the year despite a slump in overall consumer confidence [...]
October 21, 2019
Capital Group fund manager resigned over investigation into investments
Capital Group fund manager resigned over investigation into investments
A fund manager at Capital Group was forced to resign after a BBC investigation allegedly uncovered evidence he was breaking [...]
October 21, 2019
Kester Capital backs management buyout of Yougarden
Kester Capital backs management buyout of Yougarden
Kester Capital has thrown its weight behind a management buyout of Yougarden, as the online garden centre seeks to grow [...]
October 21, 2019
RBS retail chief to exit after ten years with bank
RBS retail chief to exit after ten years with bank
Royal Bank of Scotland’s retail banking chief executive is preparing to leave the lender as new boss Alison Rose completes [...]
October 20, 2019
UK firms urged to review reward schemes
UK firms urged to review reward schemes
British companies should reconsider their use of long-term incentive plans in favour of restricted share awards, according to recommendations by [...]
October 20, 2019