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UK firms looking for new markets overseas

A survey of 600 companies by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation shows that 31% hope to be trading internationally by the end of 2016.

However, only 16% said they planned to expand into Europe, which is not surprising as UK trade with the EU is declining because of the continuing eurozone crisis. 66 more words


Business Conditions Hit Six-Year High: NAB

Business conditions jumped by a record amount in October, hitting their highest level since early 2008 on the back of a a strong start to the fourth quarter, according to a private survey. 186 more words

Business Confidence

SHOCK REPORT: Australia's Business Leaders Slam Abbott's First Year in Office!


  • Business confidence has slumped to its lowest level since the election
  • Half of all Company Directors rate the Government’s performance in its first year in office as “piss poor” or “very piss poor”
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Australian Politics

31 Oct 2014 (AFR) - Businesses unleash animal spirits in switch from cuts to growth

(31 Oct 2014, AFR, p23, Bianca Hartge-Hazelman)

‘Australian businesses could be unleashing their animal spirits as new data suggests more are focusing on growth rather than cost-cutting. 79 more words

1.Market Observations

UK business is putting expansion on hold - time for cool heads all round.

UK corporate optimism has fallen.

UK businesses are in “wait and see” mode according to the results of EY’s latest Capital Confidence Barometer, a survey of almost 1,600 corporates worldwide, 10% of which are based in the UK. 1,073 more words

Business Economics

Just when you thought it was safe…time to dust off the contingency plans.

The UK recovery remains on course…

At first glance, the UK economic recovery is continuing unabated. Indeed, despite the consistent failure of exports to grow as expected, the recent revisions to the ONS’s figures suggest overall growth since 2008 has been stronger than we first thought. 734 more words

Business Economics