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5 February 2016

Global factors mean growth downgrades are no surprise

• Bank of England downgrades UK GDP forecast for 2016 from 2.5% to 2.2%, and in 2017 from 2.7% to 2.4%…
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2 February 2016

Moderate GDP figures suggest three-tier economy

  • GDP growth in Q4 2015 was 0.5%, after 0.4% in Q3 • Services rose 0.7% in the quarter, but production…
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11 January 2016

Film Expo South 4 February 2016

Hampshire Chamber is pleased to support a new venture - FILM EXPO SOUTH, taking…
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8 January 2016

Doing Business With Romania - Free event 3 February

As part of our work on promoting trade with Romania and the many opportunities available to UK business…
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4 January 2016

Make 2016 a year of action, not more wasted opportunities

  After a year that included a number of wasted opportunities, John Longworth, Director General of the…
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17 December 2015

Good news on retail sales, but economy remains unbalanced

    • Retail sales volumes in November 2015 were up 1.7% on the month, and up 5.0% on the year   • Average…
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16 December 2015

Inflation remains low despite slight November rise

• The Consumer Price Index rose by 0.1% in the year to November 2015, compared with a 0.1% fall in the…
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16 December 2015

Better transport links vital for city’s prosperity says MP

Improoved transport links and connectivity are vital for Portsmouth’s future productivity and prosperity,…
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14 December 2015

Food for thought at Solent business summit

Flamboyant food entrepreneur and reggae musician Levi Roots gave an audience of Solent business leaders…
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10 December 2015

Employer engagement in education boosts students’ job prospects

As business and education leaders come together (Thursday) at the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC)…
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