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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Unemployment fell by 37,000 in the three months to September to 1.6m, while the unemployment rate hit an 11-year low, according to official figures.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

The 15th annual EN Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebrated the region's best and brightest entrepreneurs at the Mere Golf & Spa Resort, Knutsford, on 3 November.

Friday, 4 November 2016

Almost half of firms believe the UK's infrastructure has improved over the past five years, but only a quarter think it will pick up in the next five, according to the 2016 CBI/AECOM Infrastructure Survey.

Friday, 4 November 2016

Bad bosses are getting away with discrimination and unfair treatment because employees are being "priced out of justice" by tribunal fees, the TUC has claimed.

Friday, 28 October 2016

Retailers saw sales grow at the strongest pace since September 2015 over the year to October, according to new research.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

The UK economy grew by a stronger than expected 0.5 per cent between July and September, according to official figures.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Employment rose by 106,000 in the three months to August, despite unemployment climbing by 10,000 to 1.66m, according to official figures.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Average weekly earnings for self-employed are worse now than 20 years ago, according to new research.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Nearly three-quarters of small business are predicting growth over the next two years, but are split over the potential impact of Brexit, according to new research.

Friday, 30 September 2016

UK growth was stronger than previously thought in the run-up to the Brexit vote, according to official figures.

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