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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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CBI President leads call for business rates system overhaul

The President of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) believes changes in the business rates system are long overdue. In a speech addressing business leaders in central London, John Allen argued that the current system is exacerbating regional inequalities, saying the business rates system is “uneconomical, unsustainable, and frankly, unintelligible.” …

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