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Stamp duty needs reform

The government should raise the threshold for stamp duty in order to aid the recovery of the housing market.

Make time your servant not your master

How to manage your working time more efficiently.

Business finance management

During a recession, it is even more important to maintain a strict financial management policy.

Quantitative easing: how it may or may not help beat the recession

With interest rates approaching zero and little sign that making money cheaper is having any effect on the economy, the Bank of England has decided to make it more abundant as well.

Policy makers at the Bank have turned to a mechanism for adding money to the system: quantitative easing.

Business lease terms should be more flexible

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has re-iterated its call for more flexible lease terms in a week that saw many businesses facing large quarterly rent bills.

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