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Is Deflation A Potential Problem For The UK Economy?

News that the Japanese economy has again slipped into a deflationary period, albeit "mild" according to the authorities, is an unwelcome reminder that deflation is a potential problem for all...

Japan Announces Shock Return To Deflation

Even though the Japanese economy has been affected by deflation since the late 80s, many had assumed that the recent pull away from recession would kill the monster of deflation once and for all....

Are We On The Verge Of A Christmas Postal Strike?

Despite hopes that the Royal Mail and unions had buried the hatchet and were looking to the future with regards to a long-term agreement, sources close to the Communication Workers Union have let...

Renewed Rise In Inflation Puts Pressure On Savings

News this week that inflation has picked up to 1.5% from 1.1% has been broadly welcomed by analysts and researchers because ultimately it means in the short term that the UK economy is showing...

Bank Of England Calls For More Power

A report by the Bank of England has highlighted the fact that the interest rate loan will not save the UK economy in the short to medium term and indeed will need to be complemented by other powers...

Lloyds Bank Announces 700 Job Losses

Lloyds bank has today announced a further 700 job losses with news that the company's contract with Equitable Life is to be terminated in March 2011. Equitable Life is moving the administration to...

IMF Warns Of Potential Slowdown In 2010

Despite increased optimism with regards to the worldwide economy and a potentially recovery in 2010, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has today reiterated that while the worldwide economy may...

Cameron And Brown Present Different Solutions

Yesterday's CBI conference was the venue for two very different speeches by Gordon Brown and David Cameron. In effect the two party leaders were looking to woo UK business leaders with a number of...

IMF Believes UK Jobless Total Set To Rise

Despite hopes that the UK economy will finally turn around and move into recovery mode in the short to medium term, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has today poured scorn on hopes that the UK...

True Extent Of Bank Bailout Is Revealed

The true extent of the UK bank bailout has been revealed by the Bank of England with confirmation that HBOS and Royal Bank of Scotland between them received loans totalling £61.6 billion when the...

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