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Unemployment rate falls to 4.4%

17 Aug 17

The jobless total fell to its lowest rate since 1975 in Q2 2017.

SMEs seek accountants’ funding advice

16 Aug 17

Accountants prove most popular when it comes to financial guidance.

Most adults have no inheritance strategy

15 Aug 17

Almost 9 in 10 working adults have not checked their potential inheritance tax liability.

Total cash payments down by 11%

14 Aug 17

Cash represented almost half of all payments made in 2016.

Most small firms shunned from devolution talks

11 Aug 17

The majority of small firms are being excluded from the devolution process in their local area.

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