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Clegg: Tax system needs 'fundamental change'
Clegg: Tax system needs ‘fundamental change’

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has called for a “fundamental rebalancing” of Britain’s tax system today, as the party goes toe-to-toe with Labour and the Conservatives over proposed tax cuts. Tory leader David Cameron made a speech this morning calling for tax incentives for companies which employ people who have been on unemployment benefit for… Read more »

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Consumer confidence hits new low
Consumer confidence hits new low

UK consumer confidence has fallen to a new low, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Eighty-four per cent of people polled by Nielson for the BRC said the UK was already in recession – up from 65 per cent in May. Only 18 per cent think the recession will be over by the end… Read more »