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$5 billion dollar debt cripples Toys R Us

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Long standing toy chain, Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy as it struggles to compete with e-commerce giants like Amazon. To help stabilise the chain, a US judge has approved a bankruptcy loan in excess of $2 billion to be awarded to the firm. Thanks to the loan, Toys R Us will be able to prepare f

Parties Under the Microscope: Infrastructure

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election & UK infrastructure
In the next of our Parties Under the Microscope series, we’re talking UK infrastructure. A hugely important issue yet it can often be difficult to engage voters on the topic. Why? Massive investments and long timelines make for a nuanced discussion which can often lag behind in a short te

Parties Under the Microscope: Education

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education
Nurseries, schools, apprenticeships, colleges and universities; all of which will be affected by the party that is elected on the 8th of June. Education continues to play a prominent role during this campaign period, with each of the main political parties setting out how they plan to address some o

Parties Under the Microscope: Taxation

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Manifestos and tax
This blog is the first in our Parties Under the Microscope series, where we’ll be taking a comparative view of some of the nation’s most hotly contested issues in the run-up to the General Election. The impending election will be a hugely influential factor in how the future looks for a