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House price latest

House prices up by 6.9%.

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Satisficing

Satisficing is a concept that relates to the behaviour of firms. Neo-classical economic theory assumes that firms attempt to maximise profits, but the ideas of satisficing questions this assumption. A satisficing firm is not attempting to maximise anything, but it is trying to achieve an acceptable level of a range of other goals, where profits are only one.


Alternative finance

Report on the growth of alternative finance.

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GDP latest

UK grows by 0.3% in 2nd quarter of 2017.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

OECD - reducing income inequality will boost growth..more