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  • Absenteeism
    Bad weather costs could run to billions 6 January 2010

  • Apprenticeship
    Right Match’ apprenticeship event creates new pledges from employers 21 March 2014
    Winter is coming: Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2 December 2012
    Apprenticeship numbers rocket 27 October 2011

  • Brexit
    UK's leading finance expert comes to Shoreham 11 January 2017
    IFS says savings from ending EU budget contributions pale against wider economic impacts. 10 August 2016
    Brexit sees off £650m in property deals 2 July 2016

  • Competitiveness
    Brighton is the UK's most entrepreneurial city 11 July 2017
    Is Brighton closed for business? 1 July 2012
    Man who broke the Bank of England says three months to save the Euro 4 June 2012
    Living wage commission established for Brighton & Hove 12 October 2011
    £25m for apprenticeship scheme 22 July 2011
    Minimum wage increases today 1 October 2010
    New technology & innovation centres 26 March 2010
    Sussex 'Make you mark with a tenner' students set to make over £4,000 in one month 3 March 2010
    DIUS is dead, BIS is born 8 June 2009
    Boost to south east's sustainable competitiveness 1 January 2008
    Tesco boss laments UK skills 12 September 2007
    Late payers get even later 21 July 2007
    Brighton's TV Companies receive global recognition 8 May 2007
    Cut taxes – stark message from IoD 11 March 2007
    Collaborate with Asia or be left behind 17 January 2007
    CBI's New Year message puts Climate Change at top of agenda 8 January 2007
    South East’s ability to compete slumps 8 October 2006

  • Comprehensive Spending Review
    Tough 2013 Comprehensive Spending Review but a ray of sunshine for George? 26 June 2013
    Councils revolt 21 June 2013
    Comprehensive Spending Review [CSR] 2010 24 October 2010
    Retail Group approves spending cuts 23 October 2010
    FPB is happy with Comprehensive Spending Review 23 October 2010
    Details of Britain’s "age of austerity" to be announced on Wednesday 17 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: Growth in the UK economy is slowing 12 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: economists reduce 2011 growth forecasts 19 September 2010

  • Debt
    Household debt at record high 29 November 2013
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    One third of UK adults 'plan to spend less this year' 22 January 2012
    UK debt better than expected last month 22 August 2011
    Have consumers learnt little from the credit crunch? 14 May 2010
    UK government borrowing hits record high. 21 November 2009
    Public sector net borrowing in August was below expectations at £16.1bn 18 September 2009
    Cost of lending still too high 12 September 2009
    Record budget deficit in May 20 June 2009
    The Chancellor’s big Budget 21 April 2009
    Late payment plus credit crunch equals disaster for SMEs 22 August 2008
    How to beat the credit crunch - advice from an expert 14 June 2008
    A nation in denial 5 June 2008
    Trillion dollar cost of sub-prime 8 April 2008
    Personal bankruptcies up but businesses down. 15 February 2008
    Household income under pressure 4 February 2008
    UK Debt burden increases 20 November 2007
    Credit crunch won’t compromise Christmas 9 November 2007
    UK population wealth increases 29 September 2007
    High level 'sub prime' discussions. 16 September 2007
    Feel sorry for bankers 9 September 2007
    Consumers spend £45bn to keep up with the Joneses 26 August 2007
    Personal debt levels exceed UK GDP 23 August 2007

  • Demographics
    First cut of 2011 census data reveals recent surge in population in Brighton. 17 July 2012
    Is the north south divide closing? 28 April 2011
    Brighton & Hove gets younger, Sussex gets older 11 August 2010

  • Disposable income
    Brighton sees second highest increase in disposable income 14 April 2014
    Workers need a pay rise to sustain the recovery. 30 December 2013
    The Living Wage campaign video 8 July 2013
    Good news: double dip didn’t happen. Bad news: disposable income suffers worst fall for over 25 years. 27 June 2013
    Are UK consumers preparing to 'loosen their belts'? 11 June 2013
    After inflation UK workers in 2013 are earning 2003 wages 14 February 2013
    Change of consumer mindset 1 November 2012
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    One third of UK adults 'plan to spend less this year' 22 January 2012
    £50bn wiped off savings in 12 months 8 July 2011
    UK consumption collapse 11 June 2011
    UK “wealth gap” widens; south east races ahead. 2 April 2010

  • Economic growth
    Coastal West Sussex Partnership event 8 May 2017
    Brighton productivity growth 30 August 2016
    gdb Inaugural Speakers Conference - October 2016 15 August 2016
    IFS says savings from ending EU budget contributions pale against wider economic impacts. 10 August 2016
    Let’s Do Business Expo 12th May 9 May 2016
    Brighton Chamber launch new Major Developments event 2 June 2015
    Brighton scoops top prize 12 March 2015
    Workspace will be the regulator of the Brighton economy 26 February 2015
    The top and bottom of Brighton 25 February 2015
    Inflation in freefall? 17 February 2015
    Digital driving growth 14 February 2015
    Part-time region [but not Brighton]. 6 January 2015
    Brighton in the top ranks of the regional start-up league 4 January 2015
    Brighton’s growth outstrips the nation 17 December 2014
    City Regions come into their own? 4 November 2014
    Brighton job growth success 6 October 2014
    UK cuts to last five more years 26 September 2014
    Brighton comes 5th in High Growth Index 1 September 2014
    British Chambers of Commerce upgrades UK economic growth forecast 29 August 2014
    Business Growth Grants on offer 14 August 2014
    UK economy edges past pre-recession peak 25 July 2014
    Majority of Sussex businesses plan to expand workforce in next 12 months 25 July 2014
    New business formations in Brighton at record high 15 May 2014
    Brighton sees second highest increase in disposable income 14 April 2014
    Could this be the month when people get richer [finally] 14 April 2014
    Brighton University relaunches ProfitNet 11 April 2014
    Ex-Brighton Director appointed next door. 7 April 2014
    Consumers return to splurge 27 March 2014
    UKTI Export Week at The Amex 25 March 2014
    Business investment show signs of cementing the recovery? 27 February 2014
    Consumer confidence grows 19 February 2014
    UK economy set for good growth in 2014 7 February 2014
    Greater Brighton Economic Board 1 February 2014
    GDP is 80 today 4 January 2014
    Workers need a pay rise to sustain the recovery. 30 December 2013
    UK economic growth upgraded 20 December 2013
    Latest Economic Development Bulletin 18 December 2013
    UK economy continues on growth path. 27 October 2013
    Latest Economic Development bulletin 2 October 2013
    Business formations at all time high but so are failures 20 September 2013
    SE businesses confident but some hurdles still to overcome 16 September 2013
    Remembering the day the cash machines nearly ran out of money 15 September 2013
    UK growth forecast raised by OECD 3 September 2013
    Second quarter UK economic growth better than first thought 23 August 2013
    Green space is good for growth 16 August 2013
    Good news: double dip didn’t happen. Bad news: disposable income suffers worst fall for over 25 years. 27 June 2013
    Are UK consumers preparing to 'loosen their belts'? 11 June 2013
    Austerity may last another 7 years. 8 June 2013
    UK economy forecast improved 30 May 2013
    UK economy avoids the triple dip 27 April 2013
    What’s the Big Deal? 14 April 2013
    Pizza sales will save the UK from triple dip recession 7 April 2013
    UK Current account deficit highest in 24 years 29 March 2013
    Budget 2013: As good as could be expected. 22 March 2013
    Latest City Council Economic Development bulletin 5 March 2013
    UK loses Triple A status: is the significance economic or political? 22 February 2013
    Brighton City Deal gets government go-ahead 19 February 2013
    The Queen's Speech 2015 19 February 2013
    After inflation UK workers in 2013 are earning 2003 wages 14 February 2013
    UK economy shrinks: what happens next? 25 January 2013
    The UK is probably two snow storms away from a triple dip recession and we’ve just had the first. 20 January 2013
    Does a triple dipper loom? 12 January 2013
    Online sales save Christmas; just. 8 January 2013
    Winter is coming: Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2 December 2012
    Change of consumer mindset 1 November 2012
    UK economy steps out of recession but it has so much further still to go 27 October 2012
    Mervyn King says economic recovery imminent 21 September 2012
    UK Economy; Less bad news and really bad news. 25 August 2012
    UK recession continues into a third quarter 26 July 2012
    Bristol vs Brighton. 8 July 2012
    And with three bounds they were free! Is the Eurozone rescued? 1 July 2012
    If I was the Irish PM, I’d be spitting tacks about the Spanish bank bailout; and back in the UK there won’t be another round of quantitative easing because it wouldn’t make a damned bit of difference! 10 June 2012
    Man who broke the Bank of England says three months to save the Euro 4 June 2012
    British Chambers of Commerce cuts growth forecast 1 June 2012
    UK retail sales fall dramatically in April; Brighton less so. 23 May 2012
    Will hopeful economic conditions be reflected in the 2012 Budget? 17 March 2012
    “LEPs could fail to foster growth” 28 February 2012
    Fourth quarter negative GDP confirmed 25 February 2012
    Bank of England injects another £50bn into UK economy. Bad news for anybody with a private sector pension. 9 February 2012
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    Autumn blues: George Osborne's statement 29 November 2011
    OECD predicts UK and Eurozone return to recession 28 November 2011
    Unemployment rises 16 November 2011
    Euro’s end? 29 October 2011
    Eurozone debt crisis rattles on and on but an end could be in sight. 14 October 2011
    Quantitative Easing [QE] revisited 6 October 2011
    UK economy even bleaker than we thought! 5 October 2011
    Prime Minister warns of implications of Eurozone break-up 3 October 2011
    Shocking figures from US 2 September 2011
    Double dip seems increasingly likely 19 August 2011
    Flatline Tuesday 24 July 2011
    Business Growth Fund 14 June 2011
    UK consumption collapse 11 June 2011
    Second stage of government's plans for growing the economy 11 June 2011
    Business Lunch with the Bank of England 17 May 2011
    Economic growth returns 27 April 2011
    White Paper on Local Growth published 29 October 2010
    Regional Growth Fund [RGF] opens for bids 29 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: economic growth stronger than expected 27 October 2010
    Sober words from Mervyn King 20 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: CBI thinks double dip “unlikely” 22 September 2010

  • Economicgrowth
    Optimism about the UK economy continues to improve 12 January 2014
    Services sector growth highest since 1997 5 November 2013
    Economy bounces off the bottom but incomes continue to decline 18 August 2013

  • Employment
    City’s unemployment figures plummet 17 June 2017
    gdb Inaugural Speakers Conference - October 2016 15 August 2016
    Councils to be scored on NEET figures 28 July 2015
    Long-term sick entitled to carry over holiday entitlement 24 July 2015
    Work-life unbalanced 5 March 2015
    LEP grants lead to new jobs 13 January 2015
    Part-time region [but not Brighton]. 6 January 2015
    Employers may have to regard obesity as a disability 19 December 2014
    Government commission calls for end to unpaid internships 20 November 2014
    Brighton’s Domestic & General announces 110 new jobs 14 November 2014
    Unemployment down again 15 October 2014
    Brighton job growth success 6 October 2014
    Minimum wage increases in a couple of weeks 12 September 2014
    UK Youth unemployment problem may be more intractable than thought but Brighton excels 13 August 2014
    Why the time to recruit is now 31 July 2014
    Majority of Sussex businesses plan to expand workforce in next 12 months 25 July 2014
    Flexible working – now everyone can ask for it 20 June 2014
    Job Seekers Allowance [JSA] claims plummet 13 June 2014
    Unemployment falls below Bank of England threshold for interest rate review 17 April 2014
    Into Work 9 April 2014
    Self employment option for JSA claimants 4 April 2014
    Flexible Working rights delayed 21 March 2014
    Good news on Brighton unemployment figures 20 February 2014
    Brighton your Futures event 7 February 2014
    Greater Brighton Economic Board 1 February 2014
    New CV search scheme helps to tackle youth unemployment 20 December 2013
    City’s job target exceeded 18 December 2013
    More graduate level jobs needed 7 December 2013
    Unemployed seek Work Experience 19 November 2013
    New rules on employee grievance hearings 19 November 2013
    Why employers should support Work Experience 5 November 2013
    Hard cash on offer for hiring young people 15 October 2013
    Misguided protest 20 September 2013
    UK unemployment drops 11 September 2013
    Apprenticeships: demand up, supply still inadequate 5 September 2013
    Economy bounces off the bottom but incomes continue to decline 18 August 2013
    Living Wage: charity and digital sectors lead the way 31 July 2013
    Government offers businesses £2,275 each 21 June 2013
    Social media in the dock 17 May 2013
    Employee fees for tribunal claims to be introduced in July 17 May 2013
    Is this good news for employers or not? 25 March 2013
    Brighton weathers the recession 20 February 2013
    Moving workless young people into employment 19 February 2013
    No blame staff dismissal agreed by government 19 February 2013
    Winter is coming: Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2 December 2012
    Radial changes to employment law 14 September 2012
    All change for employment tribunals 25 July 2012
    Inflation down, employment up. 18 July 2012
    Cautious employers are hiring conservatively 13 June 2012
    British Chambers of Commerce cuts growth forecast 1 June 2012
    College hosting apprenticeship recruitment event at the Amex 23 May 2012
    Call to support unemployed young people 14 May 2012
    Innovative ‘City Skills & Jobs’ shop launched 1 May 2012
    Businesses help to boost job seekers’ career prospects 20 April 2012
    Jobless rate falls 18 April 2012
    What prospects for 2012's graduates? 17 April 2012
    Living Wage Commission final report 13 April 2012
    Important changes to employment tribunals 4 April 2012
    Fuel strike and employment law 2 April 2012
    New minimum wage rates announced 19 March 2012
    Latest UK unemployment figures 14 March 2012
    Careers event for local jobseekers and college leavers 12 March 2012
    Work Programme under intense scrutiny 23 February 2012
    Government insists the Work Programme is working 5 February 2012
    Work experience cuts likelihood of future unemployment 5 February 2012
    One third of UK adults 'plan to spend less this year' 22 January 2012
    Autumn blues: George Osborne's statement 29 November 2011
    Labour’s Future Jobs Fund resurrected 26 November 2011
    Proposed changes to employment law. 23 November 2011
    Unemployment rises 16 November 2011
    UK retail sector sheds jobs 27 October 2011
    Unemployment worsens 12 October 2011
    Living wage commission established for Brighton & Hove 12 October 2011
    Unemployment passes 2.5 million 15 September 2011
    Jobseekers look outside the city for work 4 September 2011
    UK Unemployment rises unexpectedly 19 August 2011
    Work Programme Avanta deal collapses 12 August 2011
    Green Council meets Brighton & Hove businesses 9 July 2011
    Maternity pay extension rejected 5 July 2011
    The Work Programme launched; but it seems unlikely to work? 10 June 2011
    Work Clubs for Brighton & Hove 18 May 2011
    The three enemies of enterprise & employment growth 12 March 2011
    Bright employment prospects in the city 7 February 2011
    Amex Expansion could mean new jobs in 2012 22 January 2011
    Local High Street favourite goes into administration 22 January 2011
    Compulsory retirement ends 18 January 2011
    Comprehensive Spending Review [CSR] 2010 24 October 2010
    Unemployed will be paid to start their own business. But not in Brighton. 6 October 2010
    Minimum wage increases today 1 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: CBI thinks double dip “unlikely” 22 September 2010
    Will Brighton & Hove be affected by public sector spending cuts? 9 September 2010
    Premier Jobs Board launches in Brighton & Hove 8 September 2010
    Disability employment workshop 24 August 2010
    New City Employment & Skills Plan to be produced 12 August 2010
    Brighton & Hove gets younger, Sussex gets older 11 August 2010
    Radical approach needed to grow cities like Brighton 10 June 2010
    Popularity and sex increase Brighton & Hove population 31 May 2010
    300 redundancies at Brighton call centre 22 May 2010
    Business confidence in Sussex dips 20 April 2010
    Bupa stays put in Brighton 14 March 2010
    The Sussex Internship Programme 8 March 2010
    Redundancy Support 29 January 2010
    Are some of us just a bit too rich? 29 December 2009
    Future Jobs Fund opportunity for employers 18 November 2009
    220 job losses in the city 13 November 2009
    Unemployment slows 14 October 2009
    Adult Advancement & Careers Service (AACS) Event 1 October 2009
    Brighton’s Domestic & General in 250 job expansion 29 September 2009
    Private sector unemployment eases. Public sector set to get worse. 10 August 2009
    Funding to create 350 jobs in the city. 31 July 2009
    Citywide Apprenticeship Strategy out for consultation 29 July 2009
    Youth unemployment problem 26 June 2009
    Retail down in May 19 June 2009
    Legal & General Job uncertainty 14 May 2009
    Minister for the South East visits Economic Partnership 14 May 2009
    Unfair dismissal claims rise sharply 24 April 2009
    Big changes on handling discipline and grievances 26 March 2009
    Graduates need more than a degree certificate 26 March 2009
    City unemployment rate increased by over 700 in February 26 March 2009
    Zavvi to disappear from the High Street 19 February 2009
    UK enters the gates of recession 23 January 2009
    Recession will be tough for Brighton & Hove’s young workers 10 January 2009
    As possible redundancies loom – look for help 27 November 2008
    Think Tank questions recipe for tackling unemployment 16 November 2008
    Grim employment figures 12 November 2008
    Long term jobless will not get help they need? 9 September 2008
    3000+ jobs safeguarded with American Express decision 6 September 2008
    Tackling worklessness is the focus of new consultation 11 August 2008
    Unemployment increases 11 June 2008
    Over 600 job losses too close for comfort 8 June 2008
    The Brighton Factor: Why do students come here? 13 May 2008
    New research shows the UK economy may be migrating north 12 May 2008
    Lowest unemployment rate for 30 years 20 April 2008
    The Incapacity Benefit issue 20 April 2008
    Careers Development Group Job Fair 27 February 2008
    Youth told "don't take benefits for granted" 22 February 2008
    UK lagging in the 'skills race' 16 February 2008
    New broom sweeps into Department of Work & Pensions 3 February 2008
    Economic Partnership meeting focuses on the City Employment and Skills Plan (CESP) 18 January 2008
    UK job market outlook - worst for a decade 28 December 2007
    Brighton in top 10 UK cities for job growth 10 December 2007
    Another new initiative to turn around disadvantaged areas 2 December 2007
    Unemployed face losing benefits if they refuse training 29 November 2007
    City Employment & Skills Plan (CESP) lays down daunting challenges 27 November 2007
    Northern Rock – mercy killing imminent? 25 November 2007
    Bank Holiday – just another working day? 27 August 2007
    More young people should become apprentices 22 July 2007
    Flexible employers will retain top talent 23 June 2007
    Two people are needed to bring home the bacon 6 May 2007
    The Freud Report 15 March 2007
    School refusnicks may lose benefits 31 January 2007
    UK unemployment - highest level in seven years 18 November 2006
    Unskilled jobs – a thing of the past. 18 November 2006
    Women Mean Business 2 October 2006
    “78,000 job losses in retail” - British Retail Consortium 23 September 2006
    A fair days work….. 23 September 2006
    Kimberley Clark outsources 135 jobs 21 September 2006
    Red Tape encourages growth of “single person” firms 2 September 2006

  • Eurozone
    Greece teeters on the brink 17 June 2015
    Remembering the day the cash machines nearly ran out of money 15 September 2013
    And with three bounds they were free! Is the Eurozone rescued? 1 July 2012
    If I was the Irish PM, I’d be spitting tacks about the Spanish bank bailout; and back in the UK there won’t be another round of quantitative easing because it wouldn’t make a damned bit of difference! 10 June 2012
    City Council joins thousands of others in exodus from Spain 20 May 2012
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    “Anything could happen” - Bank of England 2 December 2011
    Autumn blues: George Osborne's statement 29 November 2011
    OECD predicts UK and Eurozone return to recession 28 November 2011
    What will the Greek default look like and what does it mean for the rest of us? 3 November 2011
    Euro’s end? 29 October 2011
    The Euro starts to unravel on Friday 19 June 2011

  • Global
    Meaning conference reveals guest director: 16 June 2017
    SE businesses confident but some hurdles still to overcome 16 September 2013
    If I was the Irish PM, I’d be spitting tacks about the Spanish bank bailout; and back in the UK there won’t be another round of quantitative easing because it wouldn’t make a damned bit of difference! 10 June 2012
    City Council joins thousands of others in exodus from Spain 20 May 2012
    Euro crisis recedes; new threat looms over global economy 25 March 2012
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    Why everyone should visit India. 22 January 2012
    “Anything could happen” - Bank of England 2 December 2011
    OECD predicts UK and Eurozone return to recession 28 November 2011
    What will the Greek default look like and what does it mean for the rest of us? 3 November 2011
    Euro’s end? 29 October 2011
    Eurozone debt crisis rattles on and on but an end could be in sight. 14 October 2011
    Prime Minister warns of implications of Eurozone break-up 3 October 2011
    Shocking figures from US 2 September 2011
    Double dip recession watch: economists reduce 2011 growth forecasts 19 September 2010
    UK Economy: Be prepared, be very prepared. 28 January 2010
    Could Ireland be the first Euro domino to fall? 2 April 2009
    Gordon gloomy over prospects for 2009 2 January 2009
    Britain falls in economic league tables 7 December 2008
    Global Summit success 16 November 2008
    IMF gives dire “meltdown” warning 12 October 2008
    America’s (second attempt at) bank bail out succeeds 4 October 2008
    America’s bank bail out fails 29 September 2008
    24 hours of credit crunch crisis turmoil 15 September 2008
    Explore business opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa 17 July 2008
    Global influence on trade 21 June 2008
    OECD - "gloomy on growth but worst of credit crunch is over" 4 June 2008
    UK tops sustainable business list 9 May 2008
    Trillion dollar cost of sub-prime 8 April 2008
    Bear Stearns - banking on disaster 16 March 2008
    America arrives at the gates of recession 9 March 2008
    Global Share price collapse 22 January 2008
    UK balance of payments deficit proportionately more than USA 21 December 2007
    High level 'sub prime' discussions. 16 September 2007
    Sub-prime lending leads to Market yo-yo. 17 August 2007
    Stock shock 4 March 2007
    Collaborate with Asia or be left behind 17 January 2007
    Stern Report - climate change role for councils 5 November 2006
    Global warming – economic cost could be catastrophic. 28 October 2006
    South East’s ability to compete slumps 8 October 2006
    Business world’s ‘Top Guns’ to advise Gordon Brown 23 March 2006
    Call Centre Operators shun India – too expensive! 12 March 2006
    Global Oil War 14 January 2006
    China has overtaken UK as 4th largest economy 15 December 2005
    China targets high-tech jobs, India struggles with skills 14 October 2005
    France vs UK: Protectionism vs globalisation? 5 July 2005
    UK businesses top European rankings on ‘supergrowth’ 17 June 2005
    Join Brighton & Hove’s Fairtrade movement 9 January 2005
    Chief Economist paints rosy picture at Brighton event 9 October 2004

  • Inflation
    Inflation in freefall? 17 February 2015
    Inflation rises [but probably only briefly] 20 May 2014
    Declining petrol prices push inflation to four year low 25 March 2014
    Inflation falls below Bank of England target 18 February 2014
    Workers need a pay rise to sustain the recovery. 30 December 2013
    UK inflation rate at four-year low 18 December 2013
    After inflation UK workers in 2013 are earning 2003 wages 14 February 2013
    Wages increase slightly ahead of inflation 16 December 2012
    Euro crisis recedes; new threat looms over global economy 25 March 2012
    UK inflation rate falls to 3.6%. 15 February 2012
    Bank of England injects another £50bn into UK economy. Bad news for anybody with a private sector pension. 9 February 2012
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    UK inflation rate tops 5% 18 October 2011
    Quantitative Easing [QE] revisited 6 October 2011
    Minimum wage increases on Saturday 29 September 2011
    Inflation increased to 4.5% in August 13 September 2011
    UK inflation continues its inexorable rise 16 August 2011
    £50bn wiped off savings in 12 months 8 July 2011
    Inflation up 17 May 2011
    Inflation continues to increase 18 January 2011
    Inflation remains stubbornly high 15 September 2010
    UK inflation hits 19 year high 18 May 2010
    Inflation increases more than expected. 20 April 2010
    UK inflation rose to 3.5% in January, up from 2.9% in December. 16 February 2010
    Record increase in UK inflation 20 January 2010
    Mervyn King predicts a prolonged convalescence but the City is upbeat 13 May 2009
    Business rates rise to be staggered over three years 24 April 2009
    Inflation falls in March 21 April 2009
    Inflation falls to zero or alternatively increases to 3.2%? 25 March 2009
    Inflation falls 16 December 2008
    UK inflation rises to 4.7% in August 16 September 2008
    Inflation continues to rise 10 August 2008
    Inflation continues to rise 15 July 2008
    King’s grim forecast 20 June 2008
    “Hard times ahead” – Mervyn King 15 May 2008
    UK pay rises showing restraint 7 March 2008
    Bank of England - outlook gets gloomier 26 February 2008
    Trade deficit worsens 11 February 2008
    Inflation pushes up pay 4 January 2008
    Sofas send inflation tumbling, broccoli may force it back up! 15 August 2007
    Inflation eases back 13 June 2007
    Mervyn writes that letter 18 April 2007
    Small rise in minimum wage 10 March 2007
    Retail slumped in January 17 February 2007
    Interest rate unchanged at 5.25% 9 February 2007
    So is inflation 3% or 4.4%? 20 January 2007
    Petrol and Tables & Chairs are to blame for inflation. 17 January 2007
    Will the Governor be writing a letter? 14 January 2007

  • Insolvency
    Is the north south divide closing? 28 April 2011
    Brighton driving school saved after going into administration 21 February 2010
    Despite high profile retail liquidations, businesses return to strength 28 November 2009
    Insolvency rates stabilise 24 October 2009
    Business failures at lowest rate since September 2008 2 October 2009
    Companies ceasing to trade rise in quantity and quality 16 May 2009
    UK enters the gates of recession 23 January 2009
    Consumer confidence hits a new low 2 August 2008
    Over 600 job losses too close for comfort 8 June 2008
    Good news for leisure and retail sectors 6 October 2007
    Sub prime contagion spreads to UK? 14 September 2007
    Personal debt levels exceed UK GDP 23 August 2007
    The Death of Savings. 30 June 2007
    A nation in debt 19 May 2007
    Record numbers become insolvent 4 May 2007
    Corporate insolvencies fall but not so much in the south-east 17 April 2007
    Poorest will never escape debt 2 February 2007
    Business failures highest for a decade 6 January 2007
    Bad debt for some is big business for others 14 December 2006
    Business failure rate slows 26 October 2006
    Brits are swimming in debt 28 September 2006
    Rising debt and rising interest rates not a good recipe for retail 5 August 2006
    Banks write off billions as bad debt soars 28 July 2006
    Business failures still rising but not in the south east 22 July 2006
    Business failures hit record high 29 April 2006
    Debt misery continues to rise 14 April 2006
    Culture of debt blights 2 million 1 April 2006
    What now for retail in Brighton & Hove? 15 January 2006
    Rise in business failures hits retail hardest 7 January 2006
    UK Debt – over one trillion and rising 7 January 2006
    Retail business bankruptcies predicted to rise by 23% 23 June 2005
    UK Businesses gain stability 2 October 2004

  • Interest Rate
    Quantitative Easing [QE] revisited 6 October 2011
    £50bn wiped off savings in 12 months 8 July 2011
    Economic growth returns 27 April 2011
    Double dip recession watch: GDP growth stronger than expected 30 August 2010
    Bank loans to businesses down by £14.7bn 9 August 2009
    Interest rates on hold 9 April 2009
    Consumer spending. Not entirely straightforward. 8 February 2009
    FSB Challenges Banks 15 November 2008
    Interest rates slashed 6 November 2008
    £50bn bailout for UK banking system as interest rates are cut 8 October 2008
    Economy continues to weaken but people keep on shopping (apparently)! 23 August 2008
    King’s grim forecast 20 June 2008
    Consumer confidence badly dented. 30 May 2008
    “Hard times ahead” – Mervyn King 15 May 2008
    Interest rate cut to 5%. Will it make a difference? 12 April 2008
    1 in 3 chance of UK recession 29 March 2008
    Interest rates unchanged 6 March 2008
    Trade deficit worsens 11 February 2008
    Interest rate cut. More to come? 7 February 2008
    Interest rate reduction welcomed by business 8 December 2007
    Bank of England moves to avoid slump 8 December 2007
    Consumer credit confidence rises despite higher finance costs 27 October 2007
    High level 'sub prime' discussions. 16 September 2007
    Retail industry calls for a cut in interest rates 8 September 2007
    Business fears overkill if interest rates rise again 4 August 2007
    Shoppers start to feel the pinch 24 July 2007
    Interest rates continue upwards 5 July 2007
    Bank will raise interest rates again 2 July 2007
    UK household finances squeezed 24 June 2007
    Housing market – a bubble about to burst. 6 May 2007

  • Inward Investment
    Brighton Business Improvement District pips wider city centre with fewer shop vacancies 15 July 2016
    Superfused City Region magazine launch 16 November 2014
    Top spot for investment 22 October 2014
    Brighton hits the top ten for investment 16 October 2013
    Selling Brighton to Brazil 12 October 2013
    Hornby sets up in Newhaven 16 June 2013
    Brighton ranked 3rd best location in UK for business investment 3 December 2012
    City Prospectus website launched 20 November 2012

  • Local
    350th employer signed up to the Brighton & Hove Campaign 7 November 2017
    Brighton City Centre Vacancy Rate Half The National Average 30 June 2017
    New C2C Growth Deal funding launched 2 December 2016
    Brighton consultancy sells for £16.8m 23 May 2016
    Brighton businesses continue to sign up to the Living Wage 2 November 2015
    Brighton’s growth outstrips the nation 17 December 2014
    Brighton’s Domestic & General announces 110 new jobs 14 November 2014
    Job Seekers Allowance [JSA] claims plummet 13 June 2014
    New business formations in Brighton at record high 15 May 2014
    Good news on Brighton unemployment figures 20 February 2014
    Latest Economic Development Bulletin 18 December 2013
    City’s job target exceeded 18 December 2013
    Brighton ranks number 3 in UK for economic vitality 17 December 2013
    Business formations at all time high but so are failures 20 September 2013
    Global leader expands in Brighton and Australia 5 June 2013
    Living Wage campaign gaining momentum 8 February 2013
    Centre for Cities Report 2013 21 January 2013
    Sign up to the Living Wage Campaign 21 January 2013
    Campaign for a Living Wage gains more support 15 December 2012
    Brighton ranked 3rd best location in UK for business investment 3 December 2012
    City Prospectus website launched 20 November 2012
    Brighton above average [just] on Good Growth Index 20 November 2012
    Business is booming in Hove and Portslade 22 October 2012
    Brighton shop voids buck national trend by a mile 12 September 2012
    UK Economy; Less bad news and really bad news. 25 August 2012
    Economic Partnership responds to 2012 draft City Plan consultation 20 July 2012
    Is Brighton closed for business? 1 July 2012
    Living wage commission established for Brighton & Hove 12 October 2011
    Work Programme Avanta deal collapses 12 August 2011
    Green Council meets Brighton & Hove businesses 9 July 2011
    "Meet the Greens" - hosted by the Economic Partnership 5 July 2011
    State of the City report 2011 3 June 2011
    Brighton & Hove; still the potential to be a supercity 3 June 2011
    Brighton charities call legal aid cuts ‘false economy’ 3 June 2011
    Amex Expansion could mean new jobs in 2012 22 January 2011
    White Paper on Local Growth published 29 October 2010
    Brighton & Hove’s universities generate £1bn for the economy 7 October 2010
    Will Brighton & Hove be affected by public sector spending cuts? 9 September 2010
    What is the value of the night-time economy? 11 August 2010
    The Sussex Internship Programme 4 May 2010
    Hove’s shop vacancies continue to outperform national picture 29 April 2010
    Business confidence in Sussex dips 20 April 2010
    Brighton business birth success 8 April 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 23 February 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 16 February 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 10 February 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 7 February 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 21 January 2010
    Report highlights Brighton as a city to watch. 18 January 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 13 January 2010
    Hove’s shop vacancies continue to decline 13 January 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 6 January 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 4 January 2010
    Decorated shop fronts welcome seasonal shoppers 4 January 2010
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 22 December 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 16 December 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 9 December 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 1 December 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 25 November 2009
    New visa requirements could affect city’s language schools 18 November 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 18 November 2009
    Economic Partnership gives the keynote address at VisitBrighton 2010 18 November 2009
    Lack of office space constrains employment growth 18 November 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 10 November 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 3 November 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 27 October 2009
    Traders form a new Association 13 October 2009
    Hove retail vacancy rates drop...again 30 September 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 18 September 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 10 September 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 4 September 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 1 September 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 19 August 2009
    Visitor numbers hold steady. 15 August 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 12 August 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 5 August 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 28 July 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 21 July 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 16 July 2009
    Businesses sleepwalking into H1N1 flu epidemic 14 July 2009
    State of the City address 26 June 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 23 June 2009
    Hove Vacancy Rate drop for Q2 2009 22 June 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 17 June 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 10 June 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 3 June 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 27 May 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 20 May 2009
    The Brighton and Hove Business Show 13 May 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 13 May 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 6 May 2009
    Retailer confidence under the spotlight 6 May 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 30 April 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 23 April 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 15 April 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 7 April 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 2 April 2009
    Brighton bucks all the trends 1 April 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 25 March 2009
    edNews Out Now 25 March 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 19 March 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 4 March 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 25 February 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 17 February 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 10 February 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 3 February 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 27 January 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 20 January 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 14 January 2009
    Brighton Visitor card launched to increase visitor and local spend in the city 8 January 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 6 January 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 3 January 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 2 January 2009
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 1 January 2009
    Now's the time to buy local 15 December 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 9 December 2008
    Transition Brighton & Hove - “Leaving oil before it leaves us” Finding Solutions for Communities and Businesses 4 December 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 3 December 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 26 November 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 18 November 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 12 November 2008
    Brighton & Hove leads the way on Social Enterprise Day 10 November 2008
    Firms urged to take advantage of free entry in city directory 5 November 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 4 November 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 28 October 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 23 October 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 15 October 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 8 October 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 2 October 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 25 September 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 17 September 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 11 September 2008
    3000+ jobs safeguarded with American Express decision 6 September 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 5 September 2008
    Lewes currency to control economy 31 August 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 28 August 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 19 August 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 18 August 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 30 July 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 22 July 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 17 July 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 11 July 2008
    Low numbers of high earners in the city 3 July 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 2 July 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 25 June 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 20 June 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 12 June 2008
    Sussex Enterprise Voice of Business survey results 10 June 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 4 June 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 28 May 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 22 May 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 16 May 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 9 May 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 2 May 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 23 April 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 21 April 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 10 April 2008
    Latest weekly footfall figures for Brighton city centre 1 April 2008
    New free Business Forum service for retailers 27 March 2008
    Greening Growth 4 January 2008
    Brighton in top 10 UK cities for job growth 10 December 2007
    City Employment & Skills Plan (CESP) lays down daunting challenges 27 November 2007
    Emissions versus Economy 17 November 2007
    Economic Partnership addresses the employment and skills challenge 10 October 2007
    Council leader pledges support for city’s businesses 9 October 2007
    Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) on Tuesday. What does it mean for the real world? 7 October 2007
    Government to give more power to the people 21 July 2007
    Joining the dots: Economic Development and Climate Change 9 May 2007
    UK living standards in 2007 30 December 2006
    City Development Companies - the future? 17 December 2006
    Gatwick to double in size 18 October 2006
    Brighton moves up cost-of-living university league table 17 August 2006
    Brighton unemployment rate increases 31 July 2006
    City's Top 30 Employers continue exploratory discussions at Economic Partnership Event 2 June 2006
    Brighton's competition casts off its geriatric image 1 May 2006
    New City-wide recruitment initiative 30 March 2006
    City's largest employers gather at Economic Partnership dinner 28 March 2006
    South east “engine” loses power? 4 March 2006
    Google threatens to displace local papers 19 November 2005
    Brighton & Hove wages continue to lag behind UK and SE average. 11 November 2005
    Business failures on the rise and the South is suffering most 28 October 2005
    Business confidence falls dramatically in south-east 6 August 2005
    New business growth incentive scheme 3 August 2005
    Letter to the editor: Brighton needs to unite for long-term wins 11 July 2005
    Retail sales hit a 13 year low 19 March 2005
    Sussex Enterprise survey results 6 March 2005
    The State of Housing in Sussex 9 February 2005
    The Ether beats the High Street 14 January 2005
    Brighton Companies in fastest growing list 8 December 2004
    Festival adds £20 million to economy of Brighton & Hove 26 November 2004

  • Low Carbon Economy
    Green Investment Bank HQ goes to the wrong place. 8 March 2012
    Green Council meets Brighton & Hove businesses 9 July 2011
    What Vestas means for Brighton & Hove 31 July 2009
    Transition Brighton & Hove - How will we shape our future economy? 9 March 2009
    Transition Brighton & Hove - Building more Resilient Local Economies 26 February 2009
    Being green in Brighton and Hove easier than ever 13 November 2008
    Think your business is thinking green? 8 August 2008
    Businesses back green measures despite economic conditions 30 May 2008

  • National
    Autumn Statement 2016 23 November 2016
    IFS says savings from ending EU budget contributions pale against wider economic impacts. 10 August 2016
    Brighton’s growth outstrips the nation 17 December 2014
    Consumers return to splurge 27 March 2014
    Consumer confidence grows 19 February 2014
    UK economic growth upgraded 20 December 2013
    SE businesses confident but some hurdles still to overcome 16 September 2013
    UK growth forecast raised by OECD 3 September 2013
    Seaside towns in cycle of poverty 5 August 2013
    UK economy forecast improved 30 May 2013
    Winter is coming: Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2 December 2012
    UK Economy; Less bad news and really bad news. 25 August 2012
    UK recession continues into a third quarter 26 July 2012
    Disposable incomes plummet 14 June 2012
    Mervyn King in Brighton: he came, he spoke, he said . . . very little 27 January 2012
    One third of UK adults 'plan to spend less this year' 22 January 2012
    Consumer confidence slumps but sales increase! 18 November 2011
    Bank of England Issues New £50 Note 2 November 2011
    Prime Minister warns of implications of Eurozone break-up 3 October 2011
    Retail surprise in June 12 July 2011
    The Euro starts to unravel on Friday 19 June 2011
    UK consumption collapse 11 June 2011
    Is the north south divide closing? 28 April 2011
    Economic growth returns 27 April 2011
    Consumer confidence tumbled in February 19 March 2011
    Sober words from Mervyn King 20 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: Growth in the UK economy is slowing 12 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: economists reduce 2011 growth forecasts 19 September 2010
    UK shop vacancy rate increases 10 September 2010
    Double dip recession watch: GDP growth stronger than expected 30 August 2010
    Government publishes business growth strategy 20 August 2010
    Business confidence starts to return to the South East 2 July 2010
    Businesses want to see national debt reduced 21 May 2010
    UK Economy: Be prepared, be very prepared. 28 January 2010
    Recession over; but what will the recovery look like? 26 January 2010
    Business confidence returns 22 January 2010
    Pre budget report 2009 12 December 2009
    Economic Partnership gives the keynote address at VisitBrighton 2010 18 November 2009
    Public sector net borrowing in August was below expectations at £16.1bn 18 September 2009
    Bank loans to businesses down by £14.7bn 9 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
    Three scenarios for the recovery 28 June 2009
    State of the City address 26 June 2009
    UK consumers optimistic for the future 5 June 2009
    Credit Agency places a negative outlook on UK economy 22 May 2009
    The Chancellor’s big Budget 21 April 2009
    UK Christmas trade - a mixed picture. 6 January 2009
    Gordon gloomy over prospects for 2009 2 January 2009
    Economy shrinks dramatically. UK at the gates of recession. 26 October 2008
    A summer best forgotten 6 September 2008
    Chancellor chips in with bad news 30 August 2008
    Economy continues to weaken but people keep on shopping (apparently)! 23 August 2008
    Brighton bucks the coastal trend 17 July 2008
    House price decline – why does it matter so much? 17 July 2008
    Another prediction that UK will avoid recession 15 July 2008
    Economic Partnership (BHEP) responds to Prosperous Places consultation 24 June 2008
    King’s grim forecast 20 June 2008
    Unemployment increases 11 June 2008
    OECD - "gloomy on growth but worst of credit crunch is over" 4 June 2008
    Consumer confidence badly dented. 30 May 2008
    New research shows the UK economy may be migrating north 12 May 2008
    Economic gloom reduces north/south divide 10 May 2008
    Trillion dollar cost of sub-prime 8 April 2008
    Mortgages get harder to find 3 April 2008
    1 in 3 chance of UK recession 29 March 2008
    Budget 2008 on Wednesday 8 March 2008
    Bank of England - outlook gets gloomier 26 February 2008
    January sales up but discount driven 17 February 2008
    Trade deficit worsens 11 February 2008
    Interest rate cut. More to come? 7 February 2008
    Government needs to raise more cash 3 February 2008
    Economic gloom ahead 3 January 2008
    Northern Rock – mercy killing imminent? 25 November 2007
    Enterprise strategy is "shot to pieces" - CBI 25 November 2007
    Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) on Tuesday. What does it mean for the real world? 7 October 2007
    UK population wealth increases 29 September 2007
    Feel sorry for bankers 9 September 2007
    Sub-prime lending leads to Market yo-yo. 17 August 2007
    Shoppers start to feel the pinch 24 July 2007
    The Death of Savings. 30 June 2007
    Big Wig Business Council created 30 June 2007
    UK household finances squeezed 24 June 2007
    Internet sales continue to zoom 25 May 2007
    Joining the dots: Economic Development and Climate Change 9 May 2007
    Treasury hints at RDA reform 15 April 2007
    Sunshine brings out the shoppers 12 April 2007
    Small rise in minimum wage 10 March 2007
    Unions warn of public pay showdown 4 March 2007
    Interest rate unchanged at 5.25% 9 February 2007
    Tough spending decisions ahead says Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). 31 January 2007
    Will the Governor be writing a letter? 14 January 2007
    CBI's New Year message puts Climate Change at top of agenda 8 January 2007
    New Year resolutions to save the economy 1 January 2007
    UK living standards in 2007 30 December 2006
    UK unemployment - highest level in seven years 18 November 2006
    New CBI chief says taxation is crippling business 9 September 2006
    Clampdown on VAT registrations 31 August 2006
    UK economy soars past £1,000bn 25 August 2006
    Banks write off billions as bad debt soars 28 July 2006
    Uk economy is looking brighter 18 June 2006
    Unemployment highest for nearly 4 years 17 June 2006
    British Chambers of Commerce says interest rate increase would damage business 20 May 2006
    Carousel Fraud wipes billions off Treasury receipts 13 May 2006
    Matalan to throw off its cheap image 7 May 2006
    Retail didn’t hack it at Easter 22 April 2006
    Smart shops can increase profits while sales fall 14 April 2006
    Unemployment likely to be 1 million in three months 14 April 2006
    Culture of debt blights 2 million 1 April 2006
    Woolworths wobbles 31 March 2006
    The retail turndown shows no signs of abating 26 March 2006
    Business world’s ‘Top Guns’ to advise Gordon Brown 23 March 2006
    No wonder consumers aren’t spending! 10 February 2006
    Bill Gates last week, Greenspan this week 2 February 2006
    Are Brighton businesses prepared for bird flu? 22 January 2006
    Britons tighten their belts 21 January 2006
    Legislation hasn’t improved late payment 19 January 2006
    Business group calls for drop in interest rates 14 January 2006
    2005 was a turbulent year for retail 7 January 2006
    UK Debt – over one trillion and rising 7 January 2006
    CBI sees 2006 as year of uncertainty 31 December 2005
    Footfall on the high street well down on last year 24 December 2005
    Canny retailers prepared for poor trade 17 December 2005
    China has overtaken UK as 4th largest economy 15 December 2005
    CBI is not impressed with pre-Budget report 10 December 2005
    Margins tighten as recession bites 19 November 2005
    Businesses disappointed to see interest rates remain at 4.5% 11 November 2005
    Failing consumer confidence hits car sales 5 November 2005
    Business failures on the rise and the South is suffering most 28 October 2005
    Divided picture of UK economic growth. 22 October 2005
    UK economy - hard times ahead. 15 October 2005
    Rivers of blood on the high street 29 September 2005
    UK becomes less productive and less competitive 17 September 2005
    London’s Oxford Street shows desperation 15 September 2005
    Retail continues its downward trend 4 September 2005
    Business laments failure to reduce interest rates 9 July 2005
    France vs UK: Protectionism vs globalisation? 5 July 2005
    Retail business bankruptcies predicted to rise by 23% 23 June 2005
    “Retail woes have only just begun” – Ernst & Young 19 June 2005
    UK businesses top European rankings on ‘supergrowth’ 17 June 2005
    Do we Buy British? …Or don’t we give a damn? 19 May 2005
    Future of the south east questioned 9 May 2005
    New labour government needs courage 7 May 2005
    Election update 1 May 2005
    Consumer spending picture darkens 28 April 2005
    Is the minimum wage starting to bite? 26 March 2005
    Political parties need to focus on business 12 March 2005
    eb4u goes under the microscope 12 March 2005
    CBI appeals to chancellor not to upset fragile economy 4 March 2005
    High Street spending comes to a standstill. 20 February 2005

  • Pensions
    One in four small businesses don’t know their auto-enrolment pension start date 11 February 2016
    Brighton businesses not ready for pension auto-enrolment 24 July 2015
    Auto enrolment tsunami 29 April 2013
    New UK workplace pension scheme starts today 1 October 2012
    Micro businesses get pension reprieve 3 April 2012
    £50bn wiped off savings in 12 months 8 July 2011
    FPB says keep retirement age 6 February 2010
    More people say no to pensions 1 August 2009
    A generation too poor to retire? 15 November 2008
    Working till 70 could become the norm 10 June 2007
    CBI's New Year message puts Climate Change at top of agenda 8 January 2007
    How much do I need to retire? 21 December 2006
    New pension scheme - delusional or inspirational? 13 December 2006
    CBI urges help for small firms pension dilemma. 27 September 2006
    Pensions White Paper has implications for all employers 29 May 2006
    FSB warns Pensions Secretary to lay off small firms 26 March 2006
    We still expect to retire at 65 17 December 2005
    Pension burden turns towards employers 16 December 2004

  • Productivity
    Brighton is number one in the UK for creative small businesses. 22 October 2015
    Workers need a pay rise to sustain the recovery. 30 December 2013
    The meeting evaluator 28 October 2012
    Council leads from the front on resource sharing 14 December 2010
    Builders are back in businesses 24 July 2010
    Will the world cup increase or decrease productivity? 2 July 2010
    2009 UK economic growth better than previously thought 27 February 2010
    Tough times ahead for Councils? 26 June 2009
    Snow costs almost £1bn 2 February 2009
    Buyers cutting back due to rising costs 27 June 2008
    Tesco boss laments UK skills 12 September 2007
    Bank Holiday – just another working day? 27 August 2007
    More young people should become apprentices 22 July 2007
    England’s cities are thriving 11 March 2006
    Public sector blamed for UK productivity decline 25 February 2006
    Chancellor gets advice from Bill Gates on productivity 28 January 2006
    Lack of innovation stymies UK productivity 22 January 2006
    UK productivity slumps 24 December 2005
    Inland Revenue – cynical manoeuvre? 5 November 2005
    UK productivity barely improving 30 September 2005

  • Recession
    Brexit sees off £650m in property deals 2 July 2016
    UK economy edges past pre-recession peak 25 July 2014
    Remembering the day the cash machines nearly ran out of money 15 September 2013
    Good news: double dip didn’t happen. Bad news: disposable income suffers worst fall for over 25 years. 27 June 2013
    UK economy avoids the triple dip 27 April 2013
    Pizza sales will save the UK from triple dip recession 7 April 2013
    After inflation UK workers in 2013 are earning 2003 wages 14 February 2013
    UK economy shrinks: what happens next? 25 January 2013
    The UK is probably two snow storms away from a triple dip recession and we’ve just had the first. 20 January 2013
    Does a triple dipper loom? 12 January 2013
    Change of consumer mindset 1 November 2012
    UK economy steps out of recession but it has so much further still to go 27 October 2012
    UK recession continues into a third quarter 26 July 2012
    Cautious employers are hiring conservatively 13 June 2012
    Man who broke the Bank of England says three months to save the Euro 4 June 2012
    British Chambers of Commerce cuts growth forecast 1 June 2012
    Double dip recession slightly deeper than first estimate 24 May 2012
    UK retail sales fall dramatically in April; Brighton less so. 23 May 2012
    City Council joins thousands of others in exodus from Spain 20 May 2012
    Double dipper 27 April 2012
    Fourth quarter negative GDP confirmed 25 February 2012
    “Anything could happen” - Bank of England 2 December 2011
    Euro’s end? 29 October 2011
    Shocking figures from US 2 September 2011
    City College leads on Sussex redundancy support initiative 15 August 2011
    The Euro starts to unravel on Friday 19 June 2011
    Slow recovery rolls on but Brighton has a fighting chance 6 May 2011
    Employment in the retail sector 28 April 2011
    The economy needs propping up 28 April 2011
    Worst retail figures for 16 years 13 April 2011
    Retail figures show customers are under pressure 25 March 2011
    Consumer confidence tumbled in February 19 March 2011
    Positive January retail figures could be deceptive 18 February 2011
    Nation grapples with insecurity and uncertainty 10 February 2011
    Shops will suffer as nation runs out of cash 1 February 2011
    Footfall on the rise again 14 January 2011
    Bad weather, austerity and a taste of luxury 14 January 2011
    Brighton continues to draw shoppers 6 January 2011
    Summing up 2010 1 January 2011
    Shop price inflation drops 14 December 2010
    Council leads from the front on resource sharing 14 December 2010
    Jobs growth despite cuts 28 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: economic growth stronger than expected 27 October 2010
    Retail Group approves spending cuts 23 October 2010
    FPB is happy with Comprehensive Spending Review 23 October 2010
    Details of Britain’s "age of austerity" to be announced on Wednesday 17 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: Growth in the UK economy is slowing 12 October 2010
    Double dip recession watch: CBI thinks double dip “unlikely” 22 September 2010
    Double dip recession watch: economists reduce 2011 growth forecasts 19 September 2010
    UK shop vacancy rate increases 10 September 2010
    BBC Radio 4 Clegg interview puts dampener on southern LEPs 9 September 2010
    Will Brighton & Hove be affected by public sector spending cuts? 9 September 2010
    Recession claims another major multiple 3 September 2010
    Double dip recession watch: Markets take fright over economic data 12 August 2010
    Small businesses still not getting bank loans 8 August 2010
    Retail creates 22,000 new jobs and 500 new stores 31 July 2010
    Builders are back in businesses 24 July 2010
    Recession spawns 1000 new businesses every day 18 July 2010
    Double dip recession watch: OBR does and doesn't warn of double dip risk. 14 July 2010
    Double Dip Recession watch: service industry slows 11 July 2010
    Business confidence starts to return to the South East 2 July 2010
    Business confidence takes another dent 12 June 2010
    BRC fears VAT hike will cost jobs 28 May 2010
    300 redundancies at Brighton call centre 22 May 2010
    Consumer confidence is creeping back but debt continues to rise 14 May 2010
    Business confidence in Sussex dips 20 April 2010
    Snow proves to be a major disruption for retail 12 March 2010
    2009 UK economic growth better than previously thought 27 February 2010
    Brighton driving school saved after going into administration 21 February 2010
    Retails sales worst for 15 years 13 February 2010
    Shop vacancies are not just about recession 13 February 2010
    Retailers hold prices in check 6 February 2010
    Will tourism industry suffer as consumers cut back? 6 February 2010
    Global economy wobbles as markets fear double dip 5 February 2010
    Make sure your business is leading the recovery 30 January 2010
    Redundancy Support 29 January 2010
    UK Economy: Be prepared, be very prepared. 28 January 2010
    Recession over; but what will the recovery look like? 26 January 2010
    Consumer confidence up...but is it enough to keep on shopping? 23 January 2010
    Business confidence returns 22 January 2010
    Record increase in UK inflation 20 January 2010
    Recovery must be export led. 18 January 2010
    Christmas retail sales figures 17 January 2010
    Bad weather halves shoppers to the city centre 22 December 2009
    Sales down; retailers upbeat but will snow depress sales even more? 18 December 2009
    Unemployment looking better than expected 17 December 2009
    Pre budget report 2009 12 December 2009
    Did the weather wash away November retail sales? 8 December 2009
    Leave no department untouched 6 December 2009
    Threshers goes into administration 28 November 2009
    Borders goes under 27 November 2009
    UK government borrowing hits record high. 21 November 2009
    Economic Partnership gives the keynote address at VisitBrighton 2010 18 November 2009
    220 job losses in the city 13 November 2009
    Will falling prices attract shoppers? 6 November 2009
    Will consumer confidence be back on track in time for Christmas? 31 October 2009
    No end to the recession 24 October 2009
    Are consumers venturing back onto the high street? 16 October 2009
    RBS pushes business loans 14 October 2009
    Unemployment slows 14 October 2009
    A gloomy Christmas predicted for UK retailers 10 October 2009
    UK retail vacancy rates predicted to rise. 8 October 2009
    Surprises on the high street 29 September 2009
    Public sector net borrowing in August was below expectations at £16.1bn 18 September 2009
    Retailers need to prepare for tough times ahead 12 September 2009
    Signs that the UK economy is coming out of recession. 11 September 2009
    Unique Brighton businesses unite for a fashion extravaganza 7 September 2009
    House prices rise 27 August 2009
    Recession over bar the shouting? 24 August 2009
    Big increase in unfair dismissal claims 23 August 2009
    Concern grows over youth unemployment 22 August 2009
    Regional Minister urges businesses to exercise their right to defer taxes 21 August 2009
    Unemployment still rising 15 August 2009
    Hopes are up for retail 15 August 2009
    Slow recovery predicted for UK hotel group. Penny a room blunder doesn't help! 15 August 2009
    Bank loans to businesses down by £14.7bn 9 August 2009
    The UK loses 2% of its total value as a country 7 August 2009
    Recession takes its toll on UK retail 31 July 2009
    Funding to create 350 jobs in the city. 31 July 2009
    City receipts – a 10 year windfall that has ended? 29 July 2009
    UK recession continues 24 July 2009
    Diversity needed for retailers to survive. 22 July 2009
    Pubs close at record rate. 22 July 2009
    Jobless figures rocket 18 July 2009
    Innovating Together: Building businesses in 2009 and beyond 15 July 2009
    Businesses sleepwalking into H1N1 flu epidemic 14 July 2009
    House prices stuck in a slump? 14 July 2009
    The agony & the irony. Recession figures worse than previously thought but it might be technically over. 1 July 2009
    Three scenarios for the recovery 28 June 2009
    State of the City address 26 June 2009
    Youth unemployment problem 26 June 2009
    Negative Equity and unemployment – a lethal combination 26 June 2009
    Labour Party coming to Brighton 26 June 2009
    Tough times ahead for Councils? 26 June 2009
    Record budget deficit in May 20 June 2009
    Retail down in May 19 June 2009
    Preparing for the upturn 7 June 2009
    UK consumers optimistic for the future 5 June 2009
    Don’t Get Burnt! ‘Protecting the city from the heat of recession’conference 28 May 2009
    Dangers of over-hyping the recession - Experian 23 May 2009
    Credit Agency places a negative outlook on UK economy 22 May 2009
    Companies ceasing to trade rise in quantity and quality 16 May 2009
    Legal & General Job uncertainty 14 May 2009
    Mervyn King predicts a prolonged convalescence but the City is upbeat 13 May 2009
    Inflation falls in March 21 April 2009
    The Chancellor’s big Budget 21 April 2009
    Grounds for cautious hopefulness 18 April 2009
    Ghost towns to be avoided at all costs 18 April 2009
    VAT cut seems to have worked 12 April 2009
    Interest rates on hold 9 April 2009
    Sussex University wins cash to help local businesses 9 April 2009
    ...Another reason to be cheerful 6 April 2009
    Reasons to be cheerful 4 April 2009
    Could Ireland be the first Euro domino to fall? 2 April 2009
    Brighton bucks all the trends 1 April 2009
    Support mounts to save popular Brighton Theatre 28 March 2009
    Shopping and Eating Out Guide Introduces New Features to Beat the Recession 28 March 2009
    City unemployment rate increased by over 700 in February 26 March 2009
    Government spending needs to be targeted now – Mervyn King 25 March 2009
    SMEs need to see rates fall not rise 21 March 2009
    Business failures rise 21 March 2009
    Leading Brighton attraction in peril 13 March 2009
    Footfall takes a tumble 13 March 2009
    Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce - How to succeed in a recession - creating strategies for success 11 March 2009
    Cash flow is slowing 7 March 2009
    Jobs and salaries falling fast 7 March 2009
    Business Lifebelt – a lifeline for retailers 1 March 2009
    It's a middle class recession 1 March 2009
    Recession brings good news for commuters 1 March 2009
    Struggling retailers shed jobs 21 February 2009
    2008 home repossessions not as bad as expected 20 February 2009
    Zavvi to disappear from the High Street 19 February 2009
    Consumer spending. Not entirely straightforward. 8 February 2009
    Snow costs almost £1bn 2 February 2009
    Retailers have never felt so insecure 1 February 2009
    Business Link breeds confidence 31 January 2009
    Supermarkets reign supreme 24 January 2009
    Is the UK going bankrupt? 24 January 2009
    UK enters the gates of recession 23 January 2009
    British businesses lose confidence 16 January 2009
    The ups and downs of retail (continued) 16 January 2009
    Sales up and down across different retail chains 15 January 2009
    Economic Research Institute predicts big fall in GDP in the last quarter of 2008. 10 January 2009
    How will Brighton fare in the recession? 9 January 2009
    Brighton Visitor card launched to increase visitor and local spend in the city 8 January 2009
    Oil - a flickering light on the horizon of recession? 6 January 2009
    Don't give up on climate change during recession 5 January 2009
    Gordon gloomy over prospects for 2009 2 January 2009
    Are attempts to kick start the economy failing? 27 December 2008
    Zavvi succumbs to the recession 24 December 2008
    Life can wait 20 December 2008
    Now's the time to buy local 15 December 2008
    Fund to help small businesses beat the recession 7 December 2008
    The Pier goes into administration 6 December 2008
    Not every industry is in the doldrums 5 December 2008
    Woolworths. When did it all go wrong? 29 November 2008
    As possible redundancies loom – look for help 27 November 2008
    Pre Budget Report to help small business 27 November 2008
    Woolworths to sell high street shops 22 November 2008
    Calls for a cut in VAT rate 9 November 2008
    Company liquidations increase 8 November 2008
    Council announce "Recession relief" package for businesses 7 November 2008
    Interest rates slashed 6 November 2008
    New South East Economic Delivery Council to be formed 30 October 2008
    Economy shrinks dramatically. UK at the gates of recession. 26 October 2008
    How did we get into this mess 25 October 2008
    Government help for small businesses in the recession 23 October 2008
    FBP welcomes Government help for SMEs 19 October 2008
    Supermarkets still riding high 18 October 2008
    IMF gives dire “meltdown” warning 12 October 2008
    £50bn bailout for UK banking system as interest rates are cut 8 October 2008
    Integra Builders – victim of the economic downturn 8 October 2008
    America’s (second attempt at) bank bail out succeeds 4 October 2008
    America’s bank bail out fails 29 September 2008
    24 hours of credit crunch crisis turmoil 15 September 2008
    When costs are rising is it wise to cut prices? 13 September 2008
    A summer best forgotten 6 September 2008
    Chancellor chips in with bad news 30 August 2008
    Economy continues to weaken but people keep on shopping (apparently)! 23 August 2008
    Consumer confidence hits a new low 2 August 2008
    Redundancies - wield the axe with caution 27 July 2008
    Pay rises may mean job cuts 16 July 2008
    We haven't hit the bottom yet warns FPB 16 July 2008
    Another prediction that UK will avoid recession 15 July 2008
    Reasons to be cheerful- recession is not inevitable 13 July 2008
    Never trust a poll 12 July 2008
    Bringing on the recession 14 June 2008
    OECD - "gloomy on growth but worst of credit crunch is over" 4 June 2008
    Consumer confidence badly dented. 30 May 2008
    Experian predicts a fall in urban jeeps 17 May 2008
    “Hard times ahead” – Mervyn King 15 May 2008
    Retailers need to prepare for a cut in shopper spending 19 April 2008
    Trillion dollar cost of sub-prime 8 April 2008
    1 in 3 chance of UK recession 29 March 2008
    America arrives at the gates of recession 9 March 2008
    Global Share price collapse 22 January 2008

  • Regional Economy
    FDI boost 30 September 2016
    National Park boosts local economies 16 March 2013
    Brighton City Deal gets government go-ahead 19 February 2013
    “Optimistic outlook for international trade” in LEP area 30 March 2012
    Coast to Capital appoints consultancy for FDI strategy 23 January 2012
    Regional Growth Fund [RGF] opens for bids 29 October 2010
    Business confidence in Sussex dips 20 April 2010
    Business confidence returns 22 January 2010
    Economic update for the south east: October 2009 13 November 2009
    Business organisations support beleaguered RDAs 29 September 2009
    Companies urged to compete for 2012 business 19 December 2008
    New South East Economic Delivery Council to be formed 30 October 2008
    Economic Partnership (BHEP) responds to Prosperous Places consultation 24 June 2008
    Joining the dots: Economic Development and Climate Change 9 May 2007
    South East’s ability to compete slumps 8 October 2006

  • Taxation
    Government grants itself 15% leeway on incorrect business rates bills 21 November 2016
    PwC calls for a rethink on quarterly tax returns 21 November 2016
    HMRC’s [time-limited] gesture of kindness to small businesses 18 September 2014
    Scrap existing business rates system: BRC. 18 February 2014
    Save £2,000 off your National Insurance contributions 7 February 2014
    HMRC extends relaxation of PAYE Real Time Information [RTI] 20 June 2013
    Business Rate skulduggery or an act of charity? 19 October 2012
    Councils to keep half of Uniform Business Rates [UBR] 23 May 2012
    Will hopeful economic conditions be reflected in the 2012 Budget? 17 March 2012
    Second homes to lose tax exempt status 29 October 2011
    Council unlikley to embrace localism of Uniform Business Rates 12 October 2011
    Coming to a business near you: the taxman 2 October 2011
    Taxman targets restaurant trade 13 May 2011
    Business owners would pay to have tax laws simplified 20 January 2011
    PM pledges to support UK tourism in all its guises 19 August 2010
    BRC fears VAT hike will cost jobs 28 May 2010
    Effect of CGT changes on housing hinges on definition of “business asset”. 14 May 2010
    Give more to charity this Christmas – don't choose a chugger 28 November 2009
    Poor retail sales to continue 29 August 2009
    The Business Rate Supplement Bill 8 July 2009
    Business Rate Supplements (BRS) will not be subject to a vote 19 June 2009
    Environmentalists claim tax rise confirms government lack of interest in renewable energy 17 May 2009
    Budget 2009 22 April 2009
    VAT cut seems to have worked 12 April 2009
    Largest UBR rise for 18 years next week 26 March 2009
    Parking taxes cause outrage 13 March 2009
    Get a 50% reduction on your Uniform Business Rates 18 January 2009
    Supplementary Business Rates (SBR) under scrutiny 16 January 2009
    Calls for a cut in VAT rate 9 November 2008
    Tax rebate to benefit millions 1 September 2008
    Government advisor pans empty property rate change 26 August 2008
    SMEs missing out on £200 million 23 August 2008
    SMEs to claim £80 million in tax credits 15 August 2008
    Fuel duty hike unnecessary says FPB 31 May 2008
    FSB appeals to Chancellor not to be greedy with oil tax 17 May 2008
    Is the Marquis of Granby turning in his grave? 3 May 2008
    Budget 2008 - no surprises in a bleak, bleak landscape 13 March 2008
    Household income under pressure 4 February 2008
    Capital Gains Tax(CGT)concessions 24 January 2008
    Brighton & Hove Economic Partnership (BHEP) response to LABGI consultation 11 December 2007
    FSB welcomes Treasury Select Committee comments on CGT 30 November 2007
    Enterprise strategy is "shot to pieces" - CBI 25 November 2007
    Arctic Systems victory for small firms 26 July 2007
    FSB tells Government to get its act together on taxation 19 May 2007
    Cut taxes – stark message from IoD 11 March 2007
    City gets just over £636,000 windfall from business growth scheme 2 March 2007
    Tough spending decisions ahead says Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). 31 January 2007
    Are taxes deterring house sales and increasing prices? 14 October 2006
    The Lanes Business Network supports "Say No to Bed Tax" Petition 13 October 2006
    OECD Report - the UK is very taxing 12 October 2006
    Chancellor told not to tinker with UBR 8 October 2006
    Conservatives launch seaside campaign against proposed Tax on Tourism 1 August 2006
    Carousel Fraud wipes billions off Treasury receipts 13 May 2006
    Blow for Inland Revenue over husband and wife remuneration 17 December 2005
    M&S tax case victory (?) 15 December 2005
    Inland Revenue – cynical manoeuvre? 5 November 2005
    New labour government needs courage 7 May 2005
    Arctic Systems decision chills SMEs 28 April 2005
    Local Authority Business Growth Incentive Scheme (LABGI) 7 February 2005
    FSB wants Chancellor to make taxation simpler for SMEs 26 November 2004
    Retailers need to batten down the hatches 10 November 2004
    Small retailers may not have to pay the full increase in business rates 6 November 2004
    CBI issues profit warning for UK business 31 October 2004
    Brighton Uniform Business Rates Increases 15 October 2004
    Tax bill blow for family-run firms 2 October 2004

  • The Budget
    What might George Osborne deliver next Wednesday? 3 July 2015
    Lewes-Uckfield rail line re-re-re-revisited [again] 26 March 2015
    Save £2,000 off your National Insurance contributions 7 February 2014
    Budget 2013: As good as could be expected. 22 March 2013
    Autumn Statement 2012 6 December 2012
    Winter is coming: Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2 December 2012
    Good news for Brighton & Hove digital sector 24 March 2012
    Budget 2012; the big gamble 21 March 2012
    Will hopeful economic conditions be reflected in the 2012 Budget? 17 March 2012
    Autumn blues: George Osborne's statement 29 November 2011
    How much will budget measures really shake up the planning system? 3 April 2011
    FPB pushes for greater lending to SMEs 18 March 2011
    What will the budget do for retail? 27 June 2010
    Forum welcomes key small business Budget victories 27 June 2010
    Reaction to the 2010 Budget 26 June 2010
    Business confidence takes another dent 12 June 2010
    Effect of CGT changes on housing hinges on definition of “business asset”. 14 May 2010
    Budget good news for Gaming 30 March 2010
    Key victories for SMEs in Budget 25 March 2010
    Budget 2010: "the toughest for decades". 24 March 2010
    SMEs not bothered about the budget 23 March 2010
    "Budget should seek to increase employment not taxation" - FPB 19 March 2010
    Pre budget report 2009 12 December 2009
    Leave no department untouched 6 December 2009
    UK government borrowing hits record high. 21 November 2009
    Record budget deficit in May 20 June 2009
    Enhanced capital allowances are no use to SMEs if they can't borrow - FPB 16 May 2009
    Budget 2009 22 April 2009
    The Chancellor’s big Budget 21 April 2009
    Pre Budget Report to help small business 27 November 2008
    FSB appeals to Chancellor not to be greedy with oil tax 17 May 2008
    Budget 2008 - no surprises in a bleak, bleak landscape 13 March 2008
    Budget 2008 on Wednesday 8 March 2008
    Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) - so that's what it means for the real world 11 October 2007
    FSB tells Government to get its act together on taxation 19 May 2007
    2007 Budget - a mixture of pain and gain 22 March 2007
    Cut taxes – stark message from IoD 11 March 2007
    How can the Chacellor help small business? 11 March 2006

  • Wages
    New national living wage challenged. 17 September 2015
    How will H&M repent? 18 January 2015
    Holiday pay ruling 5 November 2014
    Brighton i360 signs up to the Living Wage 31 October 2014
    Are you a Living Wage employer? 23 October 2014
    Minimum wage increases in a couple of weeks 12 September 2014
    Big players start to join Living Wage campaign 25 April 2014
    Could this be the month when people get richer [finally] 14 April 2014
    Minimum wage recommendations 26 February 2014
    Low wages in Britain 4 December 2013
    Living Wage increases 4 November 2013
    Living Wage campaign gets political 3 November 2013
    National minimum wage increases in October 20 September 2013
    SE businesses confident but some hurdles still to overcome 16 September 2013
    4.8m UK workers earn less than a ‘living wage’ 4 September 2013
    Economy bounces off the bottom but incomes continue to decline 18 August 2013
    Living Wage: charity and digital sectors lead the way 31 July 2013
    Businesses continue to register for the Living Wage 24 April 2013
    Living Wage campaign gaining momentum 8 February 2013
    Sign up to the Living Wage Campaign 21 January 2013
    Wages increase slightly ahead of inflation 16 December 2012
    Campaign for a Living Wage gains more support 15 December 2012
    Living wage debate heats up as rate is increased to £7.45/hour 10 November 2012
    How does the minimum wage stack up internationally? 28 October 2012
    New minimum wage rates announced 19 March 2012
    Lively debate comes out in favour of Living Wage 1 March 2012
    Living wage commission established for Brighton & Hove 12 October 2011
    Minimum wage increases on Saturday 29 September 2011
    Wages likely to be frozen or cut in 2011 27 December 2010
    Minimum wage increases today 1 October 2010
    "Restraint on minimum wage needed to save jobs" - BRC 10 October 2009
    Brighton comes 28th in the list of top UK salaries per taxpayer. 20 April 2009
    Low numbers of high earners in the city 3 July 2008


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