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The Autumn Budget did not include any “radical measures”, but it did contain some good news for SMEs in the North West, according to Simon Brownbill, partner at accountancy firm Hurst.

According to research from accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, the level of promotions on Christmas items in grocery shops is starting to stabilise as we get nearer to Christmas.

The South East has stolen Greater London’s crown as the nation’s top pawnbroking region.

The North West towns of Bury and Stockport have both entered the pawnbroking big league over the past two years.

Activity in the UK financial services sector grew in the last three months at the fastest rate since June 2007, although this growth was much slower than was expected, a new survey reveals today.

According to a recent survey by PwC, the UK manufacturing sector is emerging from the recession stronger and leaner than ever.

Emergency Budget Report 2010: PwC experts give their predictions

Local and city government leaders will faces massive budget cuts of up to 25-30 per cent within 18 months of a new government coming into power.

Activity in the UK financial service sector was broadly stable over the past three months - somewhat better than expected - and firms hope to see much better growth in the next three months, a new survey reveals today.

“Big four” accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has issued its 2010 Budget “racecard” ahead of Chancellor Alistair Darling’s Budget speech next Wednesday. This has become something of a tradition, coinciding as it usually does roughly with Cheltenham and the start of the racing season proper.

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