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In a week where I've been slightly semi-detached from day-to-day politics, I can work out one thing from a little bit of a distance: yesterday's announcement on the closure of Remploy factories - 7 in Wales, 272 jobs under threat - will cause far more anger and debate than today's announcement (what do you mean, you hadn't spotted it) that the Green Investment Bank will be going - not to Cardiff but to Edinburgh.
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How Congress can create jobs, reduce uncertainty, and repair roads in one fell swoop

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (2 days ago)

As our political class works itself into a froth over a 10th-tier issue, yet another critically neglected problem is reaching full boil. This time it's the Highway Trust Fund, the source of much of our nation's funding for maintaini... Read Post

272 Foreclosures Filed Per Day In South Florida

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (5 years ago)

Even after all this time, the infamous South Florida condo market remains mired in a funk. But actually the numbers are improving, slightly. Here's the latest announcement from CondoVultures: Lenders filed an average of 272 foreclos... Read Post

News round up - Remploy plans factory closures and life with a 'bionic body'

Health / Disabilities : Ouch (2 years ago)

Dozens of factories which provide employment for disabled people are expected to close by the end of the year after the government withdrew funding. Remploy - which provides sheltered work for people with disabilities - is planning ... Read Post


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