ECONOMIC NEWS
13 Nov
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Parliament will have 2019 vote on final Brexit deal, Davis offers

Brexit minister David Davis has confirmed that the final deal to exit from the European Union will form a separate piece of legislation that must be debated by both houses of Parliament before the final divorce date.

13 Nov
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Tuesday preview: Mammoth Brexit debate begins, UK CPI, Vodafone and ITV results

Tuesday's financial diary is jam-packed with consumer price inflation data, a key debate on Theresa May's Brexit legislation and a deluge of company results from the likes of DCC, ITV, Land Securities and Vodafone.

13 Nov
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Study says low levels of productivity weighing on pay growth

According to the newest edition of the quarterly published Labour Market Outlook by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and The Adecco Group, less than one-quarter of private sector employers felt any kind of pressure to raise wages from the bulk of their employees.

13 Nov
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EU business leaders 'extremely concerned' with Brexit progress

PM Theresa May met with business leaders from the UK and the EU on Monday, with a top European representative saying she is ‘extremely’ concerned with the progress made thus far on Brexit.

13 Nov
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Earthquake in Iran and Iraq leaves more than 300 dead

A massive earthquake has struck near the border between Iran and Iraq, leaving 348 people dead.

13 Nov
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Consumer spending dives as high street visits decline - Visa, BRC-Springboard

Last month saw a sharp drop in consumer spending, which combined with weak shopper footfall numbers to paint a bleak picture for retailers on Monday.

13 Nov
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Pound pummelled as 40 Tory MPs prepare for vote of no confidence in Theresa May

As many as 40 Conservative Members of Parliament were said to be preparing to sign a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of a crucial round of Brexit negotiations, setting the pound sharply lower on what is likely to be a rollercoaster week.