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Falling investment poses another problem for Osborne

Falling investment poses another problem for Osborne | The UK Economy | Scoop.it
UK economy does need to rebalance towards investment, manufacturing and exports; thus far there is precious little sign of it happening
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What sort of unemployment is this? Around 400 Jobs At Risk Despite Dreams Sale

What sort of unemployment is this? Around 400 Jobs At Risk Despite Dreams Sale | The UK Economy | Scoop.it

Beds retailer Dreams is bought by a private equity group after calling in administrators, but around 400 jobs remain at risk.


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Shortage of science graduates will thwart manufacturing-based recovery

Shortage of science graduates will thwart manufacturing-based recovery | The UK Economy | Scoop.it

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Matt Smith's curator insight, March 19, 2013 4:18 AM

Think about how this will effect the LRAS.

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MPs question infrastructure spending

MPs question infrastructure spending | The UK Economy | Scoop.it
MPs on the Public Accounts Committee question whether the government's £310bn infrastructure spending plans are 'credible'.

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Accelerator effect: Lending to firms 'to rise in 2013'

Accelerator effect: Lending to firms 'to rise in 2013' | The UK Economy | Scoop.it

Bank lending to UK businesses will rise in 2013, the first increase in four years, the Ernst & Young Item Club predicts.


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How is unemployment measured? UK unemployment figures explained

How is unemployment measured? UK unemployment figures explained | The UK Economy | Scoop.it
Employment and unemployment are among the most closely-watched economic indicators. But how are the figures drawn up? Caron Walker from the Office for National Statistics explains.
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Economic Recovery 'In Sight', Says Mervyn King

Economic Recovery 'In Sight', Says Mervyn King | The UK Economy | Scoop.it

Mervyn King says there is momentum behind an economic recovery coming to the UK after at least two recessions in five years.


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Viewpoints: What the economy needs

Viewpoints: What the economy needs | The UK Economy | Scoop.it

What do the heads of growing businesses think George Osborne should do in next week's Budget to help a recovery.


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Hopes Rise Fuel Duty Hike Will Be Scrapped

Hopes Rise Fuel Duty Hike Will Be Scrapped | The UK Economy | Scoop.it

Chancellor George Osborne is predicted to take the step in his Budget next week to help ease the cost of living.


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Major benefits shake-up begins

Major benefits shake-up begins | The UK Economy | Scoop.it
A massive shake-up in the UK benefits system starts on Monday, with the first claims being made for a new universal credit payment.

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The Hat of Generalisation - How Reading a Blog Can Improve Your Exam Grade

The Hat of Generalisation - How Reading a Blog Can Improve Your Exam Grade | The UK Economy | Scoop.it

In my classroom last year, I introduced the ‘Hat of Generalisation’, helpfully made by @adamwilkie95 and @jtphaynes .It was two feet high, made of light blue cardboard, with a white bobble on the top and a daisy chain chinstrap.


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Mark Cleaver's curator insight, June 6, 2013 4:40 AM

A stunningly clear explanation of how to gain credit for evaluation.

Highly recommended reading for all students (although I'm not sure I'll be making a 'hat of generalisation'!)

andrewtytkoECON's curator insight, January 2, 2014 3:20 AM

It depends.......