Month: July 2014

Markets & Car Boot guides

Scotland is filled with fantastic markets across the country. With this in mind What’s On have put together a list of the top ten markets to visit Stirling Car Boot Sale & Market  Edinburgh Farmers’ Market  Errol Car Boot Sale & Market  Stockbridge Market  Sloan Market  Out of the Blue Flea Market  The Barras Market  Bathgate Market & Car Boot Sale  Loch Lomond Shores Farmer’ Market Hawick Market & Car Boot Sale  New and note worthy markets to visit Platform 2 Market  Greater Grassmarket  Tram Stop Market  Falkirk Car Boot Sale  Junk ‘n’ Trunk Car Boot Sale For a...

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UK’s Metro Bank ramps up lending to challenge bigger rivals

Britain’s Metro Bank said on Wednesday its lending had more than trebled at the end of the second quarter compared with a year earlier, and more than half of its lending was to businesses. Founded by U.S. entrepreneur Vernon Hill, the bank has been championed as an alternative to Britain’s ‘big four’ lenders - Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays and HSBC. Metro Bank, which launched in 2010 as Britain’s first new high street lender for more than a century, said its lending amounted to 1.16 billion pounds at the end of June, up 216 percent year on year. Metro Bank has 27 branches in London and the southeast of England, with 5 more due to open this year. Read more here: Yahoo Politics News...

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With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

ATLANTA (AP) — Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state’s open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber. Read more here: Yahoo Politics News...

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Bank of England mulls case for and against raising rates early

Bank of England officials discussed this month whether there was a case for an early interest rate rise, but there were concerns about hurting the recovery, minutes of their policy meeting showed on Wednesday. The nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep interest rates on hold, as expected by economists in a Reuters poll. The policymakers agreed that the recovery was looking more assured, though there were some tentative signs of a slight slowdown that had been forecast for the second half of the year. The ongoing weakness of wage growth was becoming more striking - especially against a backdrop of strong employment growth - making it hard to judge the degree of slack in the labour market. Read more here: Yahoo Politics News...

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