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The latest Business and Finance news making the headlines in the UK

New legislation aims to tackle late payments

New legislation is being introduced to Parliament today that aims to tackle late payments and strengthen the powers of the Small Business Commissioner.

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Government promises review of student loans repayment system

The government has vowed to undertake a revamp of the current student loans repayment system.

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WEF states businesses must take action to combat climate change

In a new report, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has stated that businesses must take action now to tackle climate change.

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HMRC issues guidance on recognising phishing emails

HMRC has issued guidance on recognising genuine Revenue contact and phishing emails.

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Average household debt higher now than during financial crisis, study suggests

According to a study carried out by the Trades Union Congress (TUC), UK average household debt is now higher than during the 2008 financial crisis.

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Data shows UK GDP shrank in November

The UK's GDP fell by 0.3% during November as political uncertainty continued to take its toll on the economy, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Research reveals significant number of UK businesses anticipate a recession in 2020

Research commissioned by finance provider Stenn Group has revealed that a significant number of UK businesses predict a recession in 2020.

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Self assessment deadline only three weeks away

The deadline for submitting your 2018/19 self assessment tax return is just 21 days away.

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Employees 'losing five days a year' as result of travel disruption

A survey carried out by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has suggested that UK workers are losing five days per year as a result of travel delays.

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