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Inflation rate reduction to 2% is welcomed by Federation of Small Businesses

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Rate reduction is seen as a sign of growing consumer confidence, despite high energy prices

Trio of new partners is unveiled for Kent accountancy firm

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The McBrides team has been celebrating the announcement of three major appointments

Bank studies show improved prospects for growth in South East manufacturing and service sectors

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Lloyds study shows positive signs of growth for twelve months in a row, as new survey suggests consumer confidence is growing

Business minister defends sell-off of Royal Mail, as fears over impact on firms emerge

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Concerns have arisen over the impact of the Royal Mail sell-off, which has been criticised as having been significantly undervalued.

Figures show £363 million in SME contracts with Surrey County Council

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The county council's drive to assist SME firms has seen targets set for gaining 60% of goods and services through private companies. Council Leader David Hodge (pictured) welcomed the figures

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

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