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‘CANCER care has let us down’ Family's battle with NHS treatment funding

The couple cite a mix of budget and regional restrictions, inconsistent processing and assessments together with scant information.   This has driven them to seek donations to pay privately for the treatment in a bid to prolong Anca’s life now ...

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Brexit strength: Factory orders hit highest level in 30 years amid export boom

Soaring demand for UK goods from overseas helped drive factory orders to a 30-year high in June, according to a monthly survey by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Export order growth was its strongest in 22 years, amid the ...

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BREXIT PUNISHMENT: UK banks’ passporting rights NOT up for debate, snaps Brussels chief

The vice president of the European Commission declared that the idea of retaining so-called passporting rights outside of the single market is not up for debate. Trade and market access are supposed to be part of ongoing Brexit negotiations during ...

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Mark Carney WRONG about Britain's economy and UK interest rates, says top BoE economist

Andy Haldane raised expectations a hike could happen this year after he told an audience in Bradford he could soon change his position on the rate setting committee from hold to rise. The Bank’s top economist said the reasons for ...

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Car manufacturers demand 'transitional Brexit deal' with single market access

Vehicle manufacturers turned over a record £77.5billion in 2016 for a seventh straight year of growth as production output, sales and productivity all rose. But industry leaders warned that maintaining single market and customs union membership is essential until a ...

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Banking giant HSBC to create 500 jobs in Scotland

It is creating roles in its global risk business, which was established in Edinburgh in 2015, and its centre of excellence for customer contact in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire.  The recruitment drive will also boost the number of employees in other ...

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Jaguar teams up with Gorillaz to recruit new workers

JLR will hire 1,000 electronic and software engineers and a further 4,000 workers in areas such as manufacturing over the coming year, mostly in the UK where it employs about 38,000 people.  To attract “the next generation of world-class electronics ...

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Pension transfers are now worth more than the average home

Mutual insurer Royal London found a growth of more than 50 per cent in the volume of transfers out of final salary pensions taking place in the last year, with the most common transfer value lying in the £250,000 to ...

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