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Institutional investors to increase commercial real estate allocation but Brexit is biggest challenge

40% of institutional investors plan to increase their investment allocation to European commercial real estate over the next 12 months.

Caroline Lucas demands answers from UK Government over North Korea

Lucas urges British Government to push for dialogue between US and North Korea

Two-year degrees can defuse student debt time-bomb says uk2020

Cross party report claims that two-year degrees can defuse the student debt time-bomb created by the university cartel

Construction PMI shows activity at 12-month low in August as new orders contract again

Disappointing survey results suggest the construction sector will be of little, if any, help to UK GDP growth in Q3. Construction activity fell to a 12-month low in August

Raisin makes saving possible with a minimum of 1,000 Euro

Hoist Finance from Sweden is partner number 35

Today, Raisin welcomes its newest partner bank from Sweden: Hoist Finance.

Schroders unveils climate change investment model

Schroders is today unveiling the latest addition to its climate change investment toolkit, the Carbon Value at Risk (Carbon VAR) model

Chesnara is Share of the Week

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, outlines why Chesnara is share of the week this week:

Shopping Centre Becomes First to Launch Crime Initiative

Motherwell Shopping Centre will become the first in Scotland to join crime-fighting authorities in launching an initiative targeting shoplifting on its premises.

Green Party calls for "system shift" in approach to workers' rights on day of McDonald's strikes

The Green Party says political parties must stop "tinkering around the edges" of the economy on the day that workers at two branches

Pension scheme deficits decrease

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT) has updated its monthly index, showing the funding position of all UK private sector defined benefit (DB) pension schemes under the standard accounting measure (IAS19) used in company reports and accounts.

10% Fewer New Teachers Risks Major Education Crisis say Lib Dems

The nation’s schools are on the verge of a major crisis as data shows that the number of new teachers has dropped by 10% compared with last year.

Stocks and shares ISAs overtake cash ISAs

Cash ISA subscriptions down, stocks and shares ISA subscriptions steady

Commenting on the ISA subscription data released by HMRC, Richard Stone, Chief Executive of The Share Centre, commented: