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ICAEW’s BCM for Q1 2020 reveals increased business confidence

ICAEW's BCM for Q1 2020 reveals increased business confidence

The Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) for Q1 2020 has revealed a huge increase in business confidence. Undertaken by the chartered accountancy body ICAEW, the BCM for Q1 2020 has undergone a dramatic swing from the final quarter of 2019, when the confidence measure was -20.6 – its lowest result in …

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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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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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Deloitte’s European CFO Survey for spring is released

Deloitte's European CFO Survey for spring is released

Deloitte has released its European CFO Survey for spring, which revealed the mood and concerns shared by CFOs across the continent. More than 1,000 CFOs were canvassed for the survey across Europe, who gave their view on hiring and investment intentions, current strategic priorities they deem vital to success, as …

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