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Letter: Funding our future

Bank of England rate-setters will take the latest data into account

I read J Clift’s letter, he says politicians use shortage of money as an excuse for not fully funding services like health, education and transport. This statement is not true.

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Shop till you drop, here comes Black Friday!

Christmas shoppers on Pride Hill Shrewsbury

Shopping bags at the ready – Black Friday is almost upon us, the manic day of cut-price deals and one-off sales that is expected to see UK shoppers spend well in excess of £300 million.

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Disabled work placements urged

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou called on firms not to overlook the talents of people with physical or learning disabilities

High profile entrepreneurs have backed a Government drive to get every British business to take on someone with a disability for a work placement next year.

Mortgage rates drop to new lows

Mortgage lenders have trimmed more of their rates down to rock bottom lows as the battle for home owners' business hots up in the run-up to Christmas.