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  • London Olympics 2012
    Brighton is an Olympic Torch relay city 19 May 2011

  • Oakdene Homes
    Newhaven harbour set back 24 January 2009

  • Ocean Rooms
    Nightclubs take the rap for flyposting 1 July 2006

  • Ochre House Network
    Look for attitude not skills when hiring 23 February 2011

  • Oddballs
    Partnership working at its best 30 August 2008

  • ODPM
    Falmer Stadium progress 13 May 2006
    Brighton & Hove to star in SE coastal strategy 14 April 2006
    Multi-million pound LEGI funding controversy 28 February 2006
    Marina planning appeal goes straight to Deputy Prime Minister 10 February 2006
    BHEP submits evidence to affordable housing enquiry 25 October 2005
    What do you want to do with the Town Hall? 6 June 2005
    City Mayors revisited? 26 April 2005
    Prescott's Plan for Housing 25 January 2005
    Future of Local Government Consultation 21 June 2004
    Hated Upward Only lease clause may go 16 April 2004

  • OECD
    UK economy set for good growth in 2014 7 February 2014
    UK growth forecast raised by OECD 3 September 2013
    OECD predicts UK and Eurozone return to recession 28 November 2011
    Lending on housing falls to 30 year low 21 November 2010
    The Chancellor’s big Budget 21 April 2009
    OECD - "gloomy on growth but worst of credit crunch is over" 4 June 2008
    Collaborate with Asia or be left behind 17 January 2007
    OECD Report - the UK is very taxing 12 October 2006
    Divided picture of UK economic growth. 22 October 2005
    UK economy - hard times ahead. 15 October 2005
    OECD research paints poor picture for UK school leavers 15 September 2005
    “Could Do Better” - OECD report on UK productivity 4 February 2004

  • Ofcom
    Platform B - next generation Brighton radio station awarded FM licence 15 July 2016
    UK is on track to meet broadband target 12 June 2004

  • Office for Budget Responsibility
    UK economy set for good growth in 2014 7 February 2014
    Autumn Statement 2012 6 December 2012
    Winter is coming: Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2 December 2012
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    UK debt better than expected last month 22 August 2011
    Flatline Tuesday 24 July 2011
    Double dip recession watch: OBR does and doesn't warn of double dip risk. 14 July 2010

  • Office of Fair Trading
    "Is OFT suggesting customers are stupid?" - BRC 2 December 2010
    Tough new code to strengthen supermarket relationships with suppliers 6 February 2010
    Online retail under scrutiny 16 October 2009
    House building industry to be investigated by OFT 23 June 2007
    We’re still not cracking the Internet 23 June 2007
    UK grocery market under the microscope 11 May 2006
    FSB demands thorough investigation of grocery giants 5 April 2006
    OFT admits mistake over ‘corner shop’ enquiry refusal. 29 October 2005
    Is Tesco pushing its luck? 1 September 2005

  • Office of National Statisitics
    Brighton’s growth outstrips the nation 17 December 2014
    Inflation rises [but probably only briefly] 20 May 2014
    New business formations in Brighton at record high 15 May 2014
    Unemployment falls below Bank of England threshold for interest rate review 17 April 2014
    Business investment show signs of cementing the recovery? 27 February 2014
    Good news on Brighton unemployment figures 20 February 2014
    Good news: double dip didn’t happen. Bad news: disposable income suffers worst fall for over 25 years. 27 June 2013
    After inflation UK workers in 2013 are earning 2003 wages 14 February 2013
    UK economy shrinks: what happens next? 25 January 2013
    UK Economy; Less bad news and really bad news. 25 August 2012
    UK recession continues into a third quarter 26 July 2012
    Inflation down, employment up. 18 July 2012
    First cut of 2011 census data reveals recent surge in population in Brighton. 17 July 2012
    Double dip recession slightly deeper than first estimate 24 May 2012
    Double dipper 27 April 2012
    Jobless rate falls 18 April 2012
    Latest UK unemployment figures 14 March 2012
    Fourth quarter negative GDP confirmed 25 February 2012
    UK inflation rate falls to 3.6%. 15 February 2012
    Consumer confidence slumps but sales increase! 18 November 2011
    Unemployment worsens 12 October 2011
    Unemployment passes 2.5 million 15 September 2011
    UK Unemployment rises unexpectedly 19 August 2011
    UK inflation continues its inexorable rise 16 August 2011
    Inflation continues to increase 18 January 2011
    Double dip recession watch: economic growth stronger than expected 27 October 2010
    UK Green Bank may not be sustainable 24 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: CBI thinks double dip “unlikely” 22 September 2010
    Double dip recession watch: GDP growth stronger than expected 30 August 2010
    Double dip recession watch: July retail sales surprisingly strong. 19 August 2010
    Popularity and sex increase Brighton & Hove population 31 May 2010
    UK “wealth gap” widens; south east races ahead. 2 April 2010
    2009 UK economic growth better than previously thought 27 February 2010
    UK government borrowing hits record high. 21 November 2009
    Unemployment slows 14 October 2009
    Unemployment still rising 15 August 2009
    The UK loses 2% of its total value as a country 7 August 2009
    The agony & the irony. Recession figures worse than previously thought but it might be technically over. 1 July 2009
    Record budget deficit in May 20 June 2009
    City unemployment rate increased by over 700 in February 26 March 2009
    Inflation falls to zero or alternatively increases to 3.2%? 25 March 2009
    UK visitor numbers not holding up 14 February 2009
    UK enters the gates of recession 23 January 2009
    Economic Research Institute predicts big fall in GDP in the last quarter of 2008. 10 January 2009
    Interest rates slashed 6 November 2008
    Economy shrinks dramatically. UK at the gates of recession. 26 October 2008
    Retail sales bounce back (or not?) 19 September 2008
    UK inflation rises to 4.7% in August 16 September 2008
    The rise of the pensioner 23 August 2008
    Economy continues to weaken but people keep on shopping (apparently)! 23 August 2008
    Record fall in retail sales 25 July 2008
    Inflation continues to rise 15 July 2008
    Retail sales slow but still up on 2007 23 May 2008
    Lowest unemployment rate for 30 years 20 April 2008
    Trade deficit worsens 11 February 2008
    The Death of Savings. 30 June 2007
    Inflation eases back 13 June 2007
    5 million new homes needed over next 20 years 17 March 2007
    Retail slumped in January 17 February 2007
    So is inflation 3% or 4.4%? 20 January 2007
    Petrol and Tables & Chairs are to blame for inflation. 17 January 2007
    Retail sales suprise 14 December 2006
    UK online sales zoom 14 October 2006
    Red Tape encourages growth of “single person” firms 2 September 2006
    Brighton unemployment rate increases 31 July 2006
    Public sector blamed for UK productivity decline 25 February 2006
    Brighton & Hove wages continue to lag behind UK and SE average. 11 November 2005
    Consumer spending online doubles 11 November 2005
    Divided picture of UK economic growth. 22 October 2005
    UK Manufacturing shrinks: Creative Industries grow. 22 August 2005
    Retail sales hit a 13 year low 19 March 2005

  • Office of the Deputy Minister
    National Park Wind Farm Guidance Relevant to Brighton? 28 October 2003

  • Ofsted
    City College maintains its Ofsted 'Good' status. 20 November 2016
    City College held up as Ofsted exemplar 4 October 2012

  • Olympic Delivery Authority
    London Olympics offer business opportunities 18 May 2009
    Calling all artists 16 July 2008

  • One North East
    RDAs quibble about devolving funds to Councils 2 September 2007

  • One Paston Place
    Brighton sweeps up food and drink awards 1 February 2007

  • Onyx
    Recycling centre bogged down in controversy 25 March 2005

  • Original Factory Shop
    Shoppers opt for cheap and cheerful as recession looms 6 September 2008

  • Owen Williams
    Resurfacing works in Western Road 17 October 2003

  • Oxfam
    Shoppers opt for cheap and cheerful as recession looms 6 September 2008

  • Oxford Economic
    More jobs at stake if beer tax rises 7 March 2009

  • The Open University Business School
    Report questions the impact of the 2012 Olympics on businesses 22 October 2008
    Do we Buy British? …Or don’t we give a damn? 19 May 2005
    If you want to make a difference join a business association 15 November 2003
    Retailers suffer more crime than any other type of business 13 August 2003


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    Utilise Plus launch programme of energy efficiency grants and business support for SMEs 11 December 2017
    City Centre Vacancy Rates Drop Slightly From Sept 5 December 2017
    Innovate UK Announces Sector Competitions in Manufacturing and Infrastructure Systems 5 December 2017
    GDPR, steps to early compliance 1 December 2017
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    Driving for Better Business Campaign launches 29 November 2017
    ARKA Funerals sponsor Burning the Clocks 2017 with 'In Memory' lanterns 27 November 2017
    Govia Thameslink launches third consultation phase on once-in-a-generation timetable restructure 23 November 2017
    Coast to Capital Launches Brighton Mainline Alliance 22 November 2017
    Calling all UK companies that have transport, parking and commuting issues to address 15 November 2017
    Start-up Challenge Business Competition Offering £10,000 Investment to Young Entrepreneurs 15 November 2017
    IUK Announces £10 Million Innovation Loans Infrastructure Systems Funding Competition for UK SMEs 15 November 2017
    Sussex Food and Drink Grand Finalists Celebrate Success 10 November 2017
    Meaning conference confirms speaker line-up: breeding a new army of business activists 10 November 2017
    Positive body image documentary screening at Hove school 8 November 2017
    Material Practices: Painting and Printmaking at the University of Brighton - Private View 8 November 2017
    Economic Partnership kick starts city strategy consultation 8 November 2017
    GTR respond to positive ASLEF referendum result 7 November 2017
    350th employer signed up to the Brighton & Hove Campaign 7 November 2017
    Rampion announces £4 million community fund 6 November 2017
    The First Gamification Conference comes to Brighton 3 November 2017
    Shoreham Port Welcomes New Commercial and Operations Director 2 November 2017
    Burning the Clocks launches Crowdfunder for 2017 2 November 2017
    The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards are now open for Entries 31 October 2017
    Brighton Based Paxton Open New Centre for Technology & Innovation 27 October 2017
    Adventures in risk taking for high growth businesses 27 October 2017
    Can your business benefit from offering a 'world of work' experience? 27 October 2017
    The Small Business Saturday Bus Tour launches across the UK for its fifth year 24 October 2017
    Business Networking & Case Study Visit with the Sustainable Business Partnership 24 October 2017
    Could you use an Energy Saving Workshop? 17 October 2017
    Peter Blake raffle raises £2,290 for Middle Street School 17 October 2017
    AMEX named major sponsor of city's bike share scheme 16 October 2017
    Ropetackle Business Friends scheme 4 October 2017
    VIRGIN STARTUP MEETUP 'HOW TO TELL (SELL) YOUR STORY' 3 October 2017
    BTN BikeShare: a successful first month 3 October 2017
    PLATF9RM open at Hove Town Hall