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2015 Budget

George Osborne presented the first Budget of this Parliament on Wednesday 8 July 2015. The speech set out his plans for the next five years ‘to keep moving us from a low wage, high tax, high welfare economy; to the higher wage, lower welfare country we intend to create’.

Gatwick oil baron David Lenigas steps down from Ukog board

Monaco-based Australian entrepreneur plans to focus on other business interests instead of Gatwick oil find

David Lenigas has stepped down from the board of UK Oil and Gas Investments (Ukog), the Aim-listed company that caused a stir earlier this year with its claim it had found an oil field of “national significance” a few miles from Gatwick.


Annual Summer Party

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Gulf Keystone makes oil deal with Iraqi buyer

Oil and gas explorer Gulf Keystone Petroleum has clinched a six-month deal with a crude oil buyer in Iraqi Kurdistan.

Latest News for investors: Apple Pay

Apple announces the launch of Apple Pay at their latest world-wide conference.

Optiva Sponsors Midsummer Madness Party 27th June 2015

Yes! Summer is here and with it the best event, music, food and company.

Fishing Republic IPO tomorrow 8am code is FISH

Fishing Republic (code FISH) lists today Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Fish tackle group nets £1.5m as its shares go public

Tackle shop group Fishing Republic successfully raised £1.5m in its initial public offering, revealing today that it will be worth approximately £3.6m when the shares start trading on Thursday 4 June.


Optiva win award for best specialist broker


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