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CBI and PwC survey finds optimism in financial services sector

CBI and PwC survey finds optimism in financial services sector

The quarterly survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and PwC has found that financial services firms are optimistic about the business situation. Conducted before the 2019 General Election – the result of which may have added more certainty, it could be added – organisations in the financial …

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Labour productivity figures released for Q3 2019

Labour productivity figures released for Q3 2019

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published its labour productivity data for the third quarter of 2019, with the findings showing a rise of 0.1%. Labour productivity, measured by output per hour, has increased slightly when compared to the same three months of 2018, and follows a period of …

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Resolution Foundation has published its Earnings Outlook

Resolution Foundation has published its Earnings Outlook

The Resolution Foundation’s Earnings Outlook believes 2020 will be a “turning point” for real wages, but employment could fall. In the Earnings Outlook, it was noted that last year was a good one for the UK labour market; even though the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) …

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Deloitte CFO Survey reveals economic fears surrounding Brexit

The latest Deloitte CFO Survey reveals fears and concerns surrounding Brexit. According to the survey, 83% of those CFOs canvassed expect the long-term business environment to deteriorate once the UK leaves the EU – a reading not seen since the June 2016 referendum. Deloitte’s Chief Economist, Ian Stewart, said that …

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