“We are set to avoid a third period of technical recession, but no one should be complacent”

Chief executive of ICAEW on the "triple dip".

“We are set to avoid a third period of technical recession, but no one should be complacent”
Chief executive of ICAEW Michael Izza says the UK will avoid a third period of recession, as the institute’s latest quarterly survey shows an increase in business confidence and plans to hire more staff.

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Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia

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The Deep Dive podcast: Mandates and Manifestos

The New Statesman's Deep Dive podcast.

Ian Leslie and Stewart Wood return for another episode of the Deep Dive. This time they're plunging into the murky world of election promises with Catherine Haddon, resident historian at the Institute of Government. Together they explore what an electoral mandate means, what a manifesto is for, and why we can't sue the government when they fail to keep their promises.

Plus: Rant or Rave? Find out which podcasts have had our hosts on tenterhooks.

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