Business & Finance

Global Mining and Metals Company Vedanta Reports 79% Rise in Q3 Earnings

The Share Centre recommends Vedanta as a ‘buy’ for high risk investors seeking growth

Order Books at Two Year High, But Prices Expected to rise Further – CBI

Demand for UK-manufactured goods strengthened in the three months to February, with total order books improving further, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

Commute Disruptions: Should UK Businesses be Embracing Flexible Working?

Research shows that over half (53%) of employed adults arrive to work stressed

ACCA response to BoE growth forecast

Responding to yesterday's announcement that the Bank of England has improved its growth forecast for the next three years John Williams, Head of ACCA UK, said:

Retirement Savers 'Forced to take Risks'

Nearly half (45%) of retirement savers fear they have to take more risk because of a lack of choice for guaranteed income solutions for life

UK Consumer Confidence Creeps Up Two Points Says GfK

GfK’s long-running Consumer Confidence Index has increased two points this month to -5. Three of the five measures saw increases in January, one was unchanged, and the other decreased.

Prime Central London Transactions Down But Prices Up

Whilst changes in residential taxation, Brexit and global economic uncertainty resulted in notable sales falls in Prime Central London (PCL) in 2016, prices remained resilient

CHART OF THE WEEK: Historical Electricity Prices vs Consumption

Rising electricity price is a challenge for UK industrial expansion

Growth Eases Slightly But Remains Solid Going Into 2017 – CBI Growth Indicator

Private sector growth eased in the three months to January, according to the CBI’s latest Growth Indicator, the first of 2017.

Financial Distress Edges Up As Economy Prepares For Uncertain Year

276,518 UK businesses finished 2016 in a state of ‘Significant’ financial distress, 91% being SMEs

Tilney Bestinvest Re-Brands as the Tilney Group

Leading UK financial planning and investment group Tilney Bestinvest is pleased to announce that it has rebranded as the Tilney Group.

Dubai, Abu Dhabi Primed for Progress in 2017

UAE Market Report 2016 from

Having bravely negotiated a rather tough 2016, the real estate sectors of the two main emirates appear well-geared