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Over a million children could go hungry this summer, government figures reveal

Millions of children across England are at risk of going hungry over the summer holidays, official figures suggest

Google Invests in the ‘Gig Economy’

The Internet giant Google has announced that it will be investing $50 million in helping people ‘prepare for the changing nature of work’.

Summer Sunshine Spurs Growth in Retail Sales Says the CBI

Retail sales growth picked up in the year to July, exceeding expectations for minimal growth, according to the latest monthly CBI Distributive Trades Survey.

Tories to Abandon 'Tens of Thousands' General Election Pledge?

Today Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary said that the Home Office will task the Migration Advisory Committee to consider whether employing EU nationals leads to under-investment in certain areas of the economy

NEX Data launches the ‘EBS FX Benchmarks’

New benchmarks ensure regular, accurate and reliable price information for all major currency pairs

UK housing market remains lacklustre

UK housing market remains lacklustre as the British Bankers' Association (BBA) reports mortgage approvals at 9-month low in June.

Over half of Londoners happy with transport, but less than 10 per cent content with housing

New research investigates what we value in the capital and the source of our sense of pride in our communities (video below)

Havering to rebel against Khan's demand for 30,000 or more new homes

UKIP Councillors in the London Borough of Havering have forced a vote tonight at 21.30, that will see if there is the stomach for a fight with plans to build an extra 30,000 homes in the Borough.

GDP Increases marginally in Q3 2017

The latest GDP figures show an increase of 0.3 percent during the third quarter of 2017.

Manufacturers Report Strong Output Growth – CBI Survey

Production among UK manufacturers grew at the fastest pace since January 1995 in the three months to July

Nine in ten vets in the UK are EU nationals

One of the staggering facts to emerge from a report by the House of Lords EU Committee is that the UK is now ‘overwhelmingly reliant’ on veterinary surgeons from the European Union.

UK manufacturing sector has healthy start to Q3

The July CBI survey suggests that the UK manufacturing sector had a healthy start to the third quarter, but manufacturing survey results have been appreciably stronger than recent official data. The outlook for manufacturing appears mixed and the July CBI survey pointed to a marked easing of price pressures, which fuels hope that UK inflation is close to peaking.