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New cross-party campaign calls for Britain to leave the EU

9th October 2015  | Latest News Management

A new cross-party campaign for Britain to quit the EU in the referendum due by the end of 2017 has been launched, with millionaire donors to the Conservatives, Labour and Ukip named as its treasurers. Former Tory treasurer and banker Peter Cruddas, Labour donor and mail-order millionaire John Mills and spread betting tycoon Stuart Wheeler, who was a major donor to the Conservatives before becoming Ukip treasurer, are expected to give…

Social responsibility key to good business, says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

9th October 2015  | Latest News Management

Good business should have social responsibility at its heart, according to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. On a visit to Glasgow to speak at Scottish Labour's annual fundraising dinner, the UK party leader said businesses that work with trade unions should be celebrated. The trip north of the border is Mr Corbyn's second since becoming leader as he tries to win back voters ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections next May. Mr Corbyn will…

Buying a home more cost-effective than renting in 36 per cent of cities, research says

9th October 2015  | Finance Latest News

Buying a home is more cost-effective than renting in more than a third of cities across Britain, according to a property website. looked at the cost of renting a two-bedroom home compared with the cost of servicing a mortgage for someone with a 10% deposit to put down. It found that the monthly cost of buying works out cheaper than renting in 36% of cities. Buying is particularly likely to be cheaper…

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5 top tips to help you beat the burglars

Direct Line has revealed which items burglars target the most, with bicycles, mobiles, power tools, laptops and tablets topping the list. But the insurer also gave owners of the products high on thieves' shopping lists some…