UK and abroad

UK and abroad

Retail sales flat in September

October 17, 2019

UK retail sales were flat in September compared with the month before, taking sales growth over the last three months to a steady 0.6%, official figures show.

UK and abroad

Brexit VAT: What you need to know

October 17, 2019

A tax introduced nearly half a century ago – and two years before Britain voted to remain in the Common Market – has come up as a sticking point in Brexit negotiations.

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