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Banks Willing to Lend More to Small Firms

According to the BBA (British Banker's Association) banks are ready to lend small businesses cash. It has emerged during a recent campaign by the industry group to promote small business lending trends that the majority of loans are now being approved.

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LIBOR and You

One of the highlights in the news this week has been the LIBOR rigging scandal, for which the part nationalised RBS has been forced to pay a £390m fine.

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Interest Rates Low

The surprise increase in inflation last month prompted some speculation that the Bank of England might raise interest rates as a way of curbing inflation.

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Interest Rate Rise Unlikely as Incomes Drop

Base rates are expected to remain at 0.5 percent amidst predictions that people’s spending capacity will fall for the fourth year in a year; the first time to happen since the 1870’s.

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House Prices Rise – As house prices rise by 0.5% we discuss the value of UK property.

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Interest Rates Kept at 0.5%

British interest rates are to be kept at a record low of 0.5% for the 19th month in a row by the Bank of England.

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