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Report reveals spike in online Christmas retail sales as high streets fair less successfully

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Total consumer spending during Christmas rose marginally above the rate of inflation within the region

Lloyds reports spike in economic growth for the South East

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Bank's latest index report shows greater banking confidence from firms within the region

Key initiative against tax evasion launched across the region

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HMRC is to crack down on individuals and firms over tax avoidance

SME firms across the South East could benefit from British Business Bank funding

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Deputy PM Nick Clegg announces an additional £250 million for British Business Bank

Bank of England signals end of cheaper mortgages with Funding For Lending

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Mortgages will no longer be supported under Funding For Lending amid fears over house prices

Growing sense of optimism within the financial sector

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For many companies, this year has been one of financial consolidation coupled with a growing sense of optimism, as South East Business discovered.

Managing financial risks is vital to a company’s success

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There are many core factors to consider when arranging insurance. To control costs, a top priority for many businesses is to negotiate better deals with suppliers, including finance and insurance. But do you include risk management in your cost control exercises? Risk manager Martin Coppard, of Sutton Winson, examines the issue.

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