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Growth returns… Perhaps

Manna from heaven for George Osborne

By Jay Elwes  

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Today, the CBI, the organisation that represents British business, did the Chancellor a huge favour.

“The UK economy is moving from flat to growth,” said John Cridland, the Director-General of the CBI. Analysts at the CBI predict that Britain will have GDP growth in 2013 of 1 per cent and that growth is expected gradually to pick up thereafter. In 2014, according to the CBI, growth will double to 2 per…

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