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Big tax rises for many companies from April 1 has sparked political ire


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‘Big six’ company says ministers must decide on a competitive system or price regulation

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Director-general announces a £40m annual increase for programming in Scotland

Plans to beef up staffing and training in specialist sectors

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Treasury eyes new ways to slash deficit as tax burden rises towards highest level in 30 years

But good news since EU vote clouded by worries over wage growth and investment

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If inflation picks up in 2017, shoppers will feel the pinch

Optimismin the future is embedded in the UK’s biggest retail lender’s forecasts

Pro-Europeans have to push for change after exiting the union

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