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Meg Whitman, the chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, warns the firm is "unlikely" to see a revenue growth next year.
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Local councils have called in bailiffs an "excessive" 1.8m times in the last year to collect debts on their behalf, the Money Advice Trust says.
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Almost 400,000 homes in England have been given planning permission but have yet to be built, research for local councils suggests.
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How to make money by publishing your own e-books.
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Do sporty women make better entrepreneurs?
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The US Federal Reserve has suggested that its financial support for the American economy could be eased, possibly as early as next month.
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Minutes of the US Federal Reserve's July meeting show few clues about the central bank's timeline for unwinding its extraordinary efforts to support the US economy.
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Irish house prices rise for the first time since 2008, but estate agent Damien Baxter believes there is still a long way to go.
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Crowdfunding is an alternative form of lending - but are investors parting with cash without being fully aware of the risks?
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The UK's government says it is in talks to remove small mobile phones made to look like car key fobs from sale. Prison officers are worried about the gadgets.
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Merthyr Town Football Club is to rename its ground the Cigg-e Stadium after its sponsor, an electronic cigarette firm.
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Iain Duncan Smith has lost control of spending at the Department for Work and Pensions, Labour's Liam Byrne says - a claim rejected by the department.
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Convicted criminals in two prisons in the West Midlands are being paid to work in call centres inside their jails.
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A new set of stamps to mark the birth of the Royal Baby has gone on sale. Stamp dealer Tony Bray talks about what makes a stamp worth "millions of pounds".
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Inmates at two prisons in England are being paid to work in call centres, it has been revealed.
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Former finance minister, George Papaconstantinou tells HARDtalk the country might need another financial bailout and further debt relief.
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The death of an intern working for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London has sparked a debate over working hours and conditions for young people.
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Manufacturers in the UK are enjoying the strongest rebound in two years, according to a survey by the CBI, with momentum expected to continue.
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The British Virgin Islands begins talks with US authorities over compliance with a law designed to crack down on offshore tax evasion.
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Some of the UK's biggest insurance companies are offering pension pay-outs that are up to 23% lower than the leading rates, according to the ABI.
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EU commissioner Olli Rehn declines to rule out another Greece bailout, but says there are other options to keep the existing aid programme going.
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The internet and new technology is making a dream of being an author a reality for many writers. Online self-publishing - bypassing agents and publishing houses is now a fast-growing sector.
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The Indian rupee has fallen nearly 16% against the US dollar since May - but is the decline due to uncertainty about the American policy of printing more money - or quantitative easing? Linda Yueh explains.
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The financial markets have been turbulent in recent weeks due to uncertainty over when the US Federal Reserve will taper its quantitative easing scheme. But questions could be answered when the central bank's minutes are released, as Andrew Walker reports.
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The public sector recorded a small but unexpected deficit of £62m in July, a month in which tax payments usually push the public purse into surplus.
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