Prime Minister: General Election Key For UK’s Economy

The Prime Minister has warned trade finance services that the UK will face economic chaos if it changes economic policy in May. David Cameron’s warning was laid out in his New Year message, ahead of the general election in May this year. Mr Cameron said the UK’s New Year resolution should be to “stick to
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UK Government’s Economic Plan For The North-West Revealed

Trade finance could be more forthcoming for businesses in the north-west of the UK following the government’s announcement that more jobs, investment in science and improvements in transport lie at the heart of the economic plan for the region. The six-point plan includes increasing the long-term growth rate of the area to at least that
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December Sees ‘Steadying’ Of Economic Growth

An increasing number of businesses may try to access trade finance in the near future, as official figures have revealed that economic growth in the UK steadied in the three months leading up to December. According to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the pace of this growth overall remained above average and experts are
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UK Private Sector Businesses ‘At All Time High’

The number of UK-based private sector businesses has reached a new record of 5.2 million, with small companies now accounting for 33 per cent of private sector turnover – news sure to be of interest to those involved in the trade finance industry. According to the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, this figure represents
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