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Savers Left High And Dry By Government Scheme

The fall to 0.5 per cent in the Consumer Price Index, published today by the Office for National Statistics, was widely anticipated. The fall-out may be more surprising. Today’s mainstream media coverage focuses on all the usual knock-on effects: sharply lower inflation projections, and consequent expectations of low interest rates being sustained put pressure on […]

SME Schemes Get More Government Funds – But Will They Bear Fruit?

The UK government is nothing if not determined to get funds to small and medium-sized enterprises.  Much of the content of today’s Autumn Statement from Chancellor George Osborne has been leaked to the mainstream media. Reports in the Financial Times and Telegraph pretty much replicate the news carried by the BBC and The Independent. The […]