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UK employers step up demand for workers vaccinated against Covid
Analysis shows job adverts requiring candidates to be jabbed rose by 189% between August and October

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

23, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK workforce shrinks after sharp rise in people choosing to leave work
Resolution Foundation says more than half a million more people are now economically inactive

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

23, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Starmer knows he must offer hope to hard-hit ‘red wall’ towns | Richard Partington
As Labour leader journeys north again the task of building a new narrative has only just begun

Richard Partington

21, Nov, 2021 @3:15 PM

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Christmas shopping starts early in UK; Austria’s lockdown knocks travel stocks and oil – as it happened
Retail sales across Great Britain picked up last month, and consumer confidence has risen despite inflation

Graeme Wearden

19, Nov, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Retail sales rise as Christmas shopping starts early in Great Britain
October clothes and toys spending drives first increase in six months, with people fearing goods shortage

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

19, Nov, 2021 @8:41 AM

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UK’s decade-high inflation makes December rate rise ‘more likely’; gas prices climb again – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

17, Nov, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Bank of England under pressure to increase interest rates after inflation rise
Increase to 4.2% in October from 3.1% driven by squeeze on living standards and soaring energy bills

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Coronavirus live: Germany set to tighten rules for unvaccinated; Ireland brings in midnight curfew
Germany set to follow Austria in effort to fight fourth wave; Irish restrictions include advice to work from home to fight rising hospitalisations

Léonie Chao-Fong (now); Lucy Campbell, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

17, Nov, 2021 @12:17 AM

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HMRC boosts efforts to recoup £1bn in suspect Covid payouts
UK tax officials have opened 26,500 investigations over pandemic support claims since spring

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @6:43 PM

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Nord Stream 2 certification suspended; Security probe into Nvidia’s Arm deal launched;– as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest UK jobs report

Graeme Wearden

16, Nov, 2021 @6:19 PM

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UK jobs market booms despite end of furlough scheme
Unemployment rate drops to 4.3% as businesses recruit after removal of Covid restrictions

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @12:03 PM

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Low taxes and levelling up: the great freeport experiment comes to Teesside
The Tories set great store by the special economic zone, but will it create thousands of jobs, or just be the economic damp squib experts predict?

Richard Partington

13, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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