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House prices rise across the UK

The offer price for a three bedroom house rose to almost $252,800 pounds in June on the back of high consumer confidence and also cheap home loans. However, the most successful in the long run were the homeowners located in the south east. They are the ones to witness a rise in the value of their properties by almost £42,500 to £330,000 compared to the start

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Co-op bank management to undergo serious investigation

Britain’s financial regulators will be investigating senior management of the Co-op Bank regarding their role in the near failure of the Bank due to a £1.5bn capital shortfall that was discovered last year. The Financial Conduct Authority, the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Bank of England have confirmed that they have already started an investigation of the Co-op Bank to look at the actions of the

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University banned from taking foreign students gets its licence back

The university in London which was banned from accepting applications from international students from outside of the EU has had its licence reinstated following a UK Home Office inspection.

There are conditions, however, and the London Metropolitan University is now on a probationary period lasting 12 months to ensure that it fully complies with the rules and during this time the number of students who can enrol

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Chancellor set to stop bail outs for ‘irresponsible banks’

George Osborne is all set to announce that irresponsible banks will not be allowed to be bailed out through money from the taxpayers. He will also define the plans to curb the reckless ‘casino’ investment units of such banks. Also, he’ll be talking about the proposed move to forcibly quash banks that trespass the rules.

Mr. Osborne’s speech at JP Morgan’s Bournemouth offices will serve the purpose

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Google plan new Kings Cross HQ

Google is set to begin building a new headquarters next to King’s Cross station, and this isn’t going to be a small project by any stretch. Costs are expected to rise to somewhere around £1 billion. The proposed building will be somewhere between seven to eleven stories tall as the lot is rather narrow despite being a little over two acres in size.

The boundaries of the

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Britain expects an influx of Greek immigrants in the near future

It has been announced that the Home Office is drawing up a contingency plan should the current problems in Greece escalate further, leading to an influx of Greek immigrants into Britain. Under current legislation, EU nationals are allowed to enter the UK to work anywhere but Theresa May, the Home Secretary, has said that there are ongoing plans to restrict immigration should the euro collapse in

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Steve Jobs replacement turns Apple into a more ethical company

It is a year since Steve Jobs passed away, and the man who replaced the seemingly irreplaceable has made the company both more ethical, and more profitable. On the 4th October 2011 Tim Cook took to the world’s stage for the first time at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California as its new chief executive to unveil what was to become the iPhone 4S.

It was the

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Ofcom rule that BSkyB can keep their broadcasting licence

Ofcom, the media regulator in the UK have recently reached a decision where BSkyB are allowed to keep their broadcasting licence, and that they are a company that are both fit and proper in order for holding this licence.

This investigation was launched after the phone hacking scandal that has caused a great deal of controversy about Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, which owns the near 40 percent

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Commercial electricity comparison is quick and easy

Those consumers who are shopping around for the best deal on commercial electricity have an easier time than ever to find the best supplier for their needs. Comparing suppliers of commercial electricity is now fast, simple and with a few key facts in mind the whole process can be stress free, and is also a one stop shop as all you need to do it go

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Business electricity bills can be cut

Businesses are certainly feeling the pinch lately, but there are things that can be done to help reduce this squeeze on businesses. The great thing is that there are plenty of different ways to save money. A lot of SME’s focus on increasing their current revenue and forget that they might be wasting money on a daily basis. One of the main things that these businesses

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