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Daily archives "December 21, 2015"

Warm December gives nervous UK retailers the Christmas shivers – The Guardian

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Warm December gives nervous UK retailers the Christmas shivers
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“Shoppers will leave it late this year – 60% are planning to do their main grocery shop in the week before Christmas,” said Mike Watkins, UK head of retailer and business insight at market research firm Nielsen. An estimated £5.9bn is expected to be
The big Christmas giveaway: Are shops discounting too early?BBC News

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This theory about who Rey’s parents are in ‘Star Wars: The Force… – Business Insider

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This theory about who Rey's parents are in 'Star Wars: The Force…
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Rey is a mysterious scavenger in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and is the lead character in the seventh installment of the incredibly popular franchise. And since Star Wars is going to unveil two more sequels, the latest film left a lot of unanswered
Star Wars on course to land US box office recordBBC News

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UK steel industry: ‘Little action’ taken to combat crisis – BBC News

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UK steel industry: 'Little action' taken to combat crisis
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It was not alert enough to the impact of collapsing steel prices and failed to push for EU action on cheap Chinese imports, the business committee said. A spate of closures in the UK industry has led to at least 4,000 job losses in the last few months.
UK steel industry on the verge of terminal decline, MPs warnThe Times (subscription)

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I went to a Christmas Party for Jeremy Corbyn supporters and listened to slam … – Business Insider

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I went to a Christmas Party for Jeremy Corbyn supporters and listened to slam
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Business Insider went along to the Momentum Arts Xmas Fundraiser on Friday, the first event hosted by Momentum's arts wing, to find out what is drawing people to the organisation. Hosted above a pub in Brixton South London, the fundraiser was billed as
Angela Eagle refuses to say Jeremy Corbyn should lead Labour into 2020 electionTelegraph.co.uk

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UK bosses cautious over pay rises in 2016 – The Guardian

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UK bosses cautious over pay rises in 2016
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The CBI's employment survey, conducted with consultancy firm Accenture, reprises the theme of skills shortages, with respondents saying they were the top threat to the UK's attractiveness as a place to do business for the second year running. The poll
Apprenticeship levy may cause job losses, CBI boss Carolyn Fairbairn warnsBBC News
UK employers warn of cost risks from minimum wage and skills levyReuters UK
Employers' group warns on rising labour costsFinancial Times

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