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Private sector interest returns as extra care housing takes off

A renewed confidence among private sector developers, and a growing demand from potential leaseholders, looks set to support growth in the number of privately-owned extra care housing units opening across the UK

HERA launches crowd funding to help women survivors of trafficking develop business skills and entrepreneurship

HERA – a charity which gives women survivors of trafficking, conflict, and other forms of violence, control over their futures – has launched its first crowd funding campaign.

The Greek ‘No’ is an important buying opportunity for investors

Investors will be bracing themselves for increased volatility thanks to the Greek  ‘no’ and will be gearing up for an important buying opportunity

Data roaming charges are set to be abolished within EU

Data roaming charges are set to be abolished within the European Union by June 2017 [1].

The ban will be preceded by a 14-month interim period

Raising the minimum wage to the Living Wage would benefit staff and businesses

KPMG analysis shows that Raising the UK minimum wage to the Living Wage would benefit both staff and businesses

Regional economic inequalities have increased since the recession says TUC

New research published today (Monday) by the TUC has found that London is outperforming other parts of the UK in economic and jobs growth, while the economic recovery is weakest in the North West and Northern Ireland.

Referendum result – Campaigners call for EU reform and solidarity with Greece

Responding to the early results of the Greek referendum which predict a comfortable 'no' vote, Nick Dearden the director of Global Justice Now said:

Business leaders call for bold investment-boosting Budget to create ‘equity economy’

The Chancellor must radically simplify the tax system in the Budget next week in order to unleash investment and give more people a stake in the private sector, the Institute of Directors has urged today [Sunday 5 July].

Grexit: Betting Suggests Greece Will Vote Yes

The betting with Britain’s biggest bookmaker, William Hill, suggests Sunday’s Greek referendum will see a ‘Yes’ vote to accept the bailout measures put forward by the EU.

UK Growth Slows But Expectations Buoyant – CBI

The rate of economic growth slowed in the three months to June, but activity remained solid across the quarter as a whole, according to the latest CBI growth indicator.

Most business leaders think Grexit will occur within a year

A new survey of UK business leaders reveals that three in four IoD members think it’s likely Greece will be forced to leave the European single currency within the next twelve months

WMA hails wave of IPOs as a powerful opportunity for private investors

The Wealth Management Association (WMA), has welcomed the news that security firm Sophos has launched the UK”s largest ever tech float this year – a record breaking £1billion.