Monthly Archives: December 2016


International Tourism Competitiveness

22

Dec 2016

International Tourism Competitiveness

International Tourism Trends International tourism figures for October 2016 from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate a gloomy trend for the competitive position of UK international tourism. Overseas residents made 3.3 million visits to the UK, a decrease of 5% compared with October 2015. Expenditure by overseas residents suffered an even larger decline with 8% less expenditure in October 2016 compared with October 2015....

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15

Dec 2016

Auto-enrolment passes the 7 million mark

Over 7 million employees with pension because of auto-enrolment Auto-enrolment (AE) which began at the end of 2012 has resulted in over 7 million employees gaining access to a workplace pension. Data from the Pension Regulator shows that by November 2016, 7.05 million employees had signed up to an AE pension. AE has radically changed the pension landscape in the UK and dramatically increased the...

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UK Freight Ferries – Consistent growth in 2016

14

Dec 2016

UK Freight Ferries – Consistent growth in 2016

Freight – November 2016 In the eight months to August 2016, there was a 5.4 per cent rise freight unit traffic on the English Channel, Eurotunnel and Irish Sea routes compared with the same period in 2015.  Three months later there was a 5.3 per cent rise for the eleven months increase to the end of November 2016 compared with 2015, illustrating consistent growth in...

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05

Dec 2016

IRN Launch Two Pension Dashboards

Two New Pensions Data Products Launched By IRN Research           IRN Research today launch two new free Pension dashboards aimed at the UK pensions market. One provides an overview of pensions as a whole – The Pension Dashboard – while the other focuses on Self-Administered Pension Funds – The Self-administered-pension-funds Dashboard. Collectively, these two Pension dashboards provide an overview of the UK pensions market, with...

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