Posts Tagged ‘England’

Number of jobless under-25s likely to reach 1m

In England alone, the number of young people not in employment, education or training – so-called ‘Neets’- stands at 979,000 View full post on UK Business Stories

Top state schools elude poor

The Financial Times’ league table of England’s best independent and state schools reveals that children from deprived backgrounds are underrepresented at the best institutions View full post on UK Business Stories

British Chamber Of Commerce Forecasts 1.9 Percent Economic Expansion In 2011

AHN News Staff London, England, United Kingdom (AHN) – The British Chamber of Commerce forecast over the weekend a 1.9 percent economic expansion for the country in 2011. It is actually a downgrade from the chamber’s September prediction of a 2.2 percent gross domestic product growth rate. The BCC explained the less rosy outlook to […]

Britain’s Budget Office Forecasts Inflation To Outpace Income Growth

AHN News Staff London, England, United Kingdom (AHN) – Britain’s Office for Budget Responsibility warned Monday that the country’s inflation rate would likely outpace income growth over the next two years. The OBR forecasts 2011 inflation rate at 2.8 percent, while average earnings will rise by only 2.2 percent. The higher Consumer Price Index outlook […]

Britain Plans To Make All 26 Million Homes Green In Next 10 Years

AHN News Staff London, England, United Kingdom (AHN) – British Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announced Tuesday a plan that would make all 26 million homes in the country green over the next 10 years. Under the New Green Deal, local councils, supermarkets and chain stores would extend loans up to $15,000 (10,000 […]

Unemployment Fear Spurs More Britons To Save

AHN News Staff London, England, United Kingdom (AHN) – More Britons are savings larger amounts of money, according to the survey of National Savings & Investments released Monday. The study attributed the growing savings habits of Britons to fears of unemployment. According to the annual savings survey, 52 percent of the country’s population saves money. […]

Stock Market and Stock Exchange Basics – More Info To Help To Help You Master Stock Trading

Changes in stock prices aren’t entirely dictated by the health of the economy. A large part has to do with investor psychology and how it relates to changes in supply and demand.

Sainsbury’s Eyes China Foray

AHN News Staff London, England, United Kingdom (AHN) – Major British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s said on Sunday it is considering opening outlets in China. The company sent last month six representatives to look into the business potentials of opening stores in the Asian nation with a very large consumer market. It would be Sainsbury’s first […]