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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

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

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