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As the election nears, get ready for a lot of talk about how strong our economy is | Greg Jericho
Whenever you hear this, remember two things – we have record low interest rates and a budget deficit bigger than it was during the GFC

Greg Jericho

10, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘Another nail in high street’s coffin’: Wilko to close up to 15 stores
Up to 300 jobs at risk in England and Wales, with affected staff to be offered jobs in nearby outlets

Sarah Butler

10, Jan, 2022 @4:25 PM

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US interest rate rise could hit vulnerable countries, IMF warns
Emerging economies should prepare for tough action from Federal Reserve, says fund

Larry Elliott Economics editor

10, Jan, 2022 @12:01 PM

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Rolls-Royce: Covid has spurred record sales of our cars
Luxury carmaker says pandemic has made people realise life is short and they should not postpone buying

Rob Davies

10, Jan, 2022 @11:40 AM

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Here’s how to solve the UK energy crisis for the long term – store more power
Four storage solutions to help Britain keep the lights on deep into the future

Jillian Ambrose

10, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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From dogs to drones: the items Travelodge guests left behind in 2021
Also on the list was a miniature horse, six-foot angel wings and a suitcase full of Blackpool rock

Jamie Grierson

10, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Brexit changes will add to soaring costs in 2022, warn UK manufacturers
Make UK says two-thirds of companies fear customs delays and red tape from new rules will further hamper supply chains

Richard Partington and Jasper Jolly

10, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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THG shares data on claims of ‘irregular trading of its shares’
Online retailer hands FCA information over what founder Matthew Moulding calls coordinated attack

Jasper Jolly

09, Jan, 2022 @5:13 PM

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Philip Green could gain £2.5m payout on former Topshop branch
Loan secured on Norwich store prioritised Greens over other creditors and follows a £50m payout in 2021

Sarah Butler

09, Jan, 2022 @4:04 PM

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Free market, tax-cutting economics will not ease the UK’s cost of living squeeze | Richard Partington
Reaching for the tax-cutting playbook won’t solve Britain’s problems – the current crisis was a decade in the making before Covid

Richard Partington

09, Jan, 2022 @1:38 PM

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‘Use the sniff test’: Morrisons to scrap use by dates from milk packaging
Supermarket hopes to stop hundreds of millions of pints being wasted as charities call for other retailers to remove date labels

Jasper Jolly

09, Jan, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Do smart supermarkets herald the end of shopping as we know it?
A new breed of supermarkets means the days of queues, checkouts and shoplifting are numbered. But what else will we lose when no-transaction shopping becomes the norm?

Rupert Neate

09, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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