With Artificial Intelligence, UK economy could see an extra £630 billion

New research suggests that the UK could benefit from £630 billion, if Artificial Intelligence (AI) is supported and backed by the Government.

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Business groups set out Autumn Budget wish lists

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) have called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to support Britain’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the upcoming Autumn Budget announcements.

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Banks crackdown on lending ahead of consumer debt crisis

Banks will crackdown on unsecured lending to households – amid concerns that the consumer debt crisis is spiralling out of control.

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IMF suggests raising top rates of tax in developed countries

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revealed that some “rich countries” could, in theory, raise income taxes without harming economic performance.

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SMEs set to boost the economy

A new study suggests contributions from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the UK’s top ten cities will grow by an average of 19 per cent.

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Britain draws “record-breaking” number of tourists

The UK tourism industry is “booming”, with the island expecting to see nearly 40 million overseas visitors by the end of this year.

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HMRC helping to fight cybercrime

As part of its ongoing crackdown on cybercrime, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) claims to have commandeered as many as 75 ‘deceptive websites’.

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E-commerce grows “seven times faster” than global average

E-commerce businesses have grown “seven times faster” than the global retail average, according to a new study.

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Former pensions minister warns of “distressing” HMRC scams

A former pensions minister turned political campaigner is urging members of the public to be wary of “distressing” scam telephone calls purporting to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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One in four businesses unaware of apprenticeship levy benefits

Around a quarter of apprenticeship levy-paying businesses still do not know how the new tax works, according to research.

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