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Economy

The UK Economy archive.

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BCC economic survey suggests ‘choppy’ return to growth

An economic survey of UK business reveals that while the economy has returned to growth, companies’ business confidence is suffering.

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Latest GDP figures ‘astonishingly poor’ 

Gross domestic product (GDP) slumped by 0.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2010, sparking fears of higher unemployment in 2011.

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‘Rocky road to recovery’

Recovery will be slower than originally anticipated with a double-dip recession likely, warns the British Chambers of Commerce.

Business management

Will next year be a better for UK businesses?

Here we speak to entrepreneurs and financial experts to find out how confident they are that we will see a recovery next year.

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‘Low carbon strategy will boost economy’

Entrepreneurs have welcomed the government's Low Carbon Industrial Strategy as a way to boost the economy and create new jobs.

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UK trade deficit falls

'Surprisingly upbeat' figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal Britain's trade gap for goods has fallen from record highs.

Advice

Sectors roundup

With everyone feeling the pinch at the moment here's a look at how different industries have been faring, and what lies ahead.

News

BCC: Science and maths essential

Britain's economy will suffer if more students do not opt to study subjects such as science, technology, engineering and maths, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) says.

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Olympics ‘will benefit SMEs’

The 2012 Olympic Games will have a huge impact on businesses from all over the UK, not just London, it has been claimed.

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SMEs more at risk in volatile markets

SMEs are more likely to struggle due to financial strain imposed when "the economy gets tough" compared with larger businesses, claim economic experts.

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Transport trauma costs small firms millions

Transport woes are costing small businesses an extraordinary £755 million in profits and lost productivity, according to recent research.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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