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BCC forecast: Uncertainty constraining UK economic growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today slightly downgraded its three-year outlook for the UK economy, cutting growth expectations from 1.6% to 1.5% in 2017, from 1.2% to 1.1% in 2018, and from 1.4% to 1.3% in 2019. The slight downgrade to the leading business group’s forecast is mainly […]

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Productivity could take off soon as economists are warned: you’re too gloomy

The Telegraph reports that gloomy forecasts of weak productivity made in the Budget have been criticised for failing to take account of the potentially revolutionary impact of artificial intelligence technology. Academic research claims that economists such as those at Britain’s independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) do not appreciate the potential for […]

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UK Manufacturers must invest in Smart Tech

• Following a recent Government review on industrial digitisation, Barclays cautions that failure to adopt ‘fourth industrial revolution’ technologies will be a lost opportunity for manufacturers • 83% of manufacturers are confident about Britain’s ability to compete on an international scale over the next five years, yet many are putting […]

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When and why should you use an insolvency practitioner?

Possessing decades’ worth of experience providing business support services to both individuals and organisations, the team here at Walsh Taylor know the importance of dealing with financial pressure only too well. From our offices in Leeds, Harrogate, Bradford and Darlington, we have seen first hand how timely advice can massively […]

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