“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 New Statesman's Fundamenta-list: the zeitgeist, then and now

In 1988, Marxism Today put out a list of "modern" and "new" things. Now, with the future of the left forcing us to radically rethink the "new times", the New Statesman has updated the list for 2016.