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Bank of England sharply raises 2017 growth outlook - BBC News

Bank of England sharply raises 2017 growth outlook - BBC News | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
The Bank of England keeps rates on hold and makes another big rise in its growth forecast for this year.
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The Irish model: How low should taxes go? - BBC News

The Irish model: How low should taxes go? - BBC News | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
Amid hints that post-Brexit UK could go the same way, we examine Ireland's low corporate tax model.
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Silicon Valley lashes out at Trump ban - BBC News

Silicon Valley lashes out at Trump ban - BBC News | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
President Trump's immigration ban has Silicon Valley giants, who rely on skilled immigration, speaking out in protest.
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Minimum wage to increase to £6.31

Minimum wage to increase to £6.31 | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
The national minimum wage will rise by 12p an hour to £6.31 for adults and by 5p to £5.03 for 18-to-20-year-olds from October.
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Cable suggests 'more borrowing'

Cable suggests 'more borrowing' | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
The government may need to borrow more to fund capital spending if the UK's economy is to recover, Business Secretary Vince Cable suggests.
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Tax receipts since 1963

Tax receipts since 1963 | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
Withou the tax income the government has to borrow more from the markets. Here is the historic tax receipts data
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How Australia is stubbing out smoking - BBC News

How Australia is stubbing out smoking - BBC News | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
Australia has some of the world's toughest anti-smoking laws, but what can the rest of the world learn from its approach?
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Danish drugs giant makes big UK investment - BBC News

Danish drugs giant makes big UK investment - BBC News | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
Novo Nordisk is to invest £115m over 10 years in a new scientific research centre in Oxford.
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Google boss defends UK tax record

Google boss defends UK tax record | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
Speaking to the BBC, Google's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, defends his company for paying just £6m in UK corporation tax in 2011.
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When the facts change, should I change my mind?

When the facts change, should I change my mind? | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
The long economic stagnation of post-crisis Britain.
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Government spending: see which economies will spend the least by 2017

Government spending: see which economies will spend the least by 2017 | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
What will happen to government spending in the world's biggest economies by 2017? Just how low will the US and the UK go?
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Banks reduce their lending further

Banks reduce their lending further | Economics Year 13 | Scoop.it
The number of loans being offered by banks has continued to fall, in spite of the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS).
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