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UK recession hinges on Euro survival – Osborne

November 29, 2011
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The UK will not walk itself into a second recession, the Chancellor George Osborne said today in his Autumn statement. But in a grave warning in the House of Commons he said Britain would find it difficult to escape a double-dip unless the Eurozone crisis is averted. Read the full article here: Source: Rob Crossley [...]

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Treasury bid to give small firms a credit lifeline

October 4, 2011
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Small and medium-sized businesses across the UK could soon take advantage of a new multi-billion pound “credit easing” scheme, the Treasury has announced. The Chancellor, George Osborne, yesterday outlined a new plan to underwrite loans for UK firms by buying corporate bonds – essentially “business IOUs” – as credit lines from banks remain jammed. Read [...]

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Chancellor: Lessons must be learnt from PSN hack

May 17, 2011
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The disastrous PlayStation Network breach has prompted reaction from the second most powerful person in British politics. Chancellor George Osborne yesterday told an audience in London that all online service providers must learn from the infamous PSN hack. “The hacking into Sony’s online PlayStation Network, and the theft of millions of users’ credit card details, [...]

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UK games tax relief ‘makes economic sense’ – TIGA

February 21, 2011
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UK developer trade association TIGA said today that it’s to step up its campaign to persuade the Government to introduce tax breaks for domestic game makers ahead of the Budget on March 23. Following a Sunday Times report that claimed Tory Chancellor George Osborne is “considering the introduction of tax breaks for the computer games [...]

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