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Andrewa Jenkyns MP and her young son Clifford.

Andrea Jenkyns: Malaria-free world will boost economies

WHEN the world works together, we can achieve extraordinary things. This is most pertinent in medical advancement and healthcare. Take polio for example. Cases have decreased by more than 99 per cent since 1988, from over 350,000 cases to just 22 in 2017. Now we must do the same for malaria.

Opinion
Penny Ning Pan, Director, Product Management, FTSE Russell

Index awareness is at an all time high

While the majority of readers will be familiar with the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250, the UK indexes that chart the performance of some of the largest companies listed on London Stock Exchange, you may not be aware that FTSE Russell, part of London Stock Exchange Group, calculates tens of thousands of equity and bond indexes both in the UK and around the world.

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Yorkshire defies UK slowdown

Yorkshire defies UK slowdown

Yorkshire defied the slowdown in UK growth in July as the county's output increased at a faster rate than the rest of the country, according to the latest NatWest PMI survey.

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Tim Ward, Chief Executive, QCA

Companies need to get into gear

Power within a community comes from the way the people who form it work together. Consensus can create a real will to derive value for a community as a whole.

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Chris Stott, deal advisory partner, KPMG

Deal fever is becoming contagious

You don’t need to watch much David Attenborough to know that herding together is often one of the best forms of defence for animals. When it comes to business, the principle is much the same. We just call it market consolidation.

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Kevin Hollinrake is the Thirsk and Malton MP.

Kevin Hollinrake: Tribunal could bring deceitful banks to heel

I HAVE been lucky to have had the opportunity to start and build a business over 25 years, starting from small beginnings and building it into a large national organisation. I could not have done that without the support of banks, who in the main provide a good, vital service to businesspeople across the UK.

Opinion
Yorkshire confidence is on the rise

Yorkshire confidence is on the rise

Business confidence in Yorkshire has risen eight points to 23 per cent in the past six months, according to the latest Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank.

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