THE UK economy now looks set to expand by over 3% this year, according to the latest projections from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).
The company said pre-tax profit for the year ended March 31 is expected to be around �14m. The Somerset-based firm, famous for its high-end handbags, said new, lower-priced items would effect the results.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's annual export growth slowed sharply in March due to weaker shipments to China, casting doubt that a recovery in external demand could help offset the impact of the April 1 sales tax hike.
Exports may so far have been one of the disappointing elements in the UK's economic recovery, but this year's winners of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise demonstrate that plenty of companies can achieve the quality of services and products needed.
Companies will be forced to list their true owners on a public register in a bid to combat tax evasion and money-laundering, Vince Cable has said.