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January 24, 2019
The number of people in work in the UK has reached a record high of 32.54 million, latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show.
Employment increased by the largest amount since the three months to April, although it is unclear whether businesses will maintain hiring at these levels as uncertainty around Brexit mounts.
Unemployment was flat, with a small increase of 8,000 between Septe...
January 18, 2019
Cyber threats and changes in legislation and regulation, including concerns around Brexit are considered the top risks by UK risk experts, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2019.
Cyber incidents (37% of responses) are neck-and-neck with Business interruption (BI) (37% of responses) as the top business risks globally.
BI remains the top threat for businesses worldwide for the seventh year runni...
January 15, 2019
Growth in the UK's economy slowed in the three months to November, expanding at its weakest pace in six months.
The economy grew by 0.3% during the period, less than the 0.4% in the three months to October, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.
The ONS said manufacturers suffered their longest period of monthly falls in output since the financial crisis, being hit by weaker overseas deman...