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New industrial strategy to tackle productivity

New industrial strategy to tackle productivity

Business
A new industrial strategy is to be revealed by the Government later, aiming to tackle Britain's "weakness" of productivity.Business Secretary Greg Clark said workforce efficiency was "well below what can be achieved" and pledged to address the crisis threatening to "stop us achieving our potential".Britain ranks fifth out of G7 industrial nations, behind Canada and Japan, on productivity.Mr Clark said the country should "seize" the benefits of a "new industrial revolution".He added: "This would be needed at any time, and Britain's decision to leave the European Union makes it even more important."Image:Greg Clark pledged to tackle Britain's productiviy 'weakness'The announcement includes news of a major pharmaceutical company opening a "world-leading" life-sciences campus in northwest Engl...
Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017

Validea Motley Fool Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 10/11/2017

Finance
Shutterstock photoThe following are today's upgrades for Validea's Small-Cap Growth Investor model based on the published strategy of Motley Fool. This strategy looks for small cap growth stocks with solid fundamentals and strong price performance.REPUBLIC BANCORP, INC. KY ( RBCAA ) is a small-cap growth stock in the Regional Banks industry. The rating according to our strategy based on Motley Fool changed from 49% to 76% based on the firm's underlying fundamentals and the stock's valuation. A score of 80% or above typically indicates that the strategy has some interest in the stock and a score above 90% typically indicates strong interest.Company Description: Republic Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company of Republic Bank & Trust Company (the Bank) and Republic Insurance Ser...
Don’t wait for a tax reform to start your tax-planning strategy

Don’t wait for a tax reform to start your tax-planning strategy

Finance
There has been a great deal of discussion concerning tax reform these days, and many people are putting tax planning on hold until they see what Congress is actually going to do. Since that could take a lot of time and we don't know if any changes will actually occur, it makes more sense to plan now and adjust later if the world changes. Focus on what you know and what you can control, and don't worry about any changes until they actually occur.Don't wait until 1099s start arriving, to begin gathering your data for filing. The top priority and most important tax-planning advice is to file as early as possible to avoid tax-return identity theft. Have all backup data possible in early January so that when 1099s do arrive, you are ready to file.One of the most important things you can do righ...