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UK family businesses face succession crisis
Two-thirds of British family businesses could be sold off because there's no one left to take over, a landmark report has found

UK net migration rises to 260,000
The government is set to miss its immigration targets as net migration to the UK reaches its highest level since the 2010 general election.

UK business spending in surprise fall
Business investment in the UK fell unexpectedly in the third quarter of the year, official figures show, although consumer spending remained strong.

UK edges towards federalism with Scotland powers deal
Britain agreed to further dismantle its highly centralised system of government on Thursday, striking a political deal to grant Scotland new tax-raising powers in a move critics fear could trigger the ...

UK GAS-Prices sink as crude oil rout drags on commodities
British forward natural gas prices sank on Thursday, extending declines across European commodities led by power, carbon, coal and most of all crude oil as OPEC's decision not to cut supply sapped energy ...

UK urged to back 'sharing economy'
The UK should do more to support "sharing economy" platforms like Airbnb, TaskRabbit and Zipcar, according to a government-commissioned review.

UK GDP growth powered by consumer spending as business investment contracts
Economists raise concerns about sustainability of recovery as growth figures show UK expansion powered by higher consumer and government spending, while business investment contracts

UK GDP Growth Holds but Trade and Industry Drag on the UK Economy
The UK's GDP growth for the third quarter of the year has been confirmed at 0.7%, but trade and industry both performed poorly.

UK GDP: five key charts
Britain’s economy grew by 0.7% in the third quarter, but the detail in the data suggest the recovery remained reliant on the consumer while business investment fell unexpectedly Britain’s economic recovery remains on track, with 0.7% growth in the third quarter according to the Office for National Statistics’ second estimate. However, the detailed breakdown of the data appeared less rosy. Growth ...

SME Exporters Upbeat About 2015 Despite Poor UK Trade
The UK's exports sector continues to disappoint, but small traders are still expecting to do more business abroad in 2015.

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