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Local Currency for the High Street

Local Currency for the High Street

You might not be aware of this, but the residents of Bristol have actually had their very own small business currency for almost a year now. The Bristol Pound is the first independent city-wide currency of its kind and is now accepted as a form of payment by over 600 businesses in the region. The…

Infographic: U.S. Currency

Infographic: U.S. Currency

Money is probably the reason that your business exists in the first place. But how much do you actually know about the money that comes into your firm or goes out to pay the bills? For example, you probably didn’t know that the average dollar bill will only last for one year whereas the average…

Euro Currency Update

Euro Currency Update

The last week belonged to the US dollar. It strengthened against the whole field, with the commodity-oriented and emerging-market currencies bringing up the rear. The euro lost just over a cent to the dollar and sterling fell even further behind, leaving the euro half a cent firmer against the pound in the foreign exchange update…

UK: Inflation leads to fall in pound

UK: Inflation leads to fall in pound

Low fuel prices in April have caused a lower than expected inflation rate and as a result the value of the Pound has fallen. Inflation unexpectedly fell to 2.4% from 2.8% in March and inflation as measured by the retail price index (RPI) fell to 2.9% in April from 3.3% the previous month. Despite the…

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