24-February-2015

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Employment and Skills Strategies in England, United Kingdom

This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in England. It builds on sub-national data analysis and consultations with local stakeholders in Nottingham and North Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands as well as Hull and Scarborough in Yorkshire and the Humber. It provides a comparative framework to understand the role of the local level in

15-January-2015

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OECD Institutional Investors Statistics 2014

Institutional investors (investment funds, insurance companies and pension funds) are major collectors of savings and suppliers of funds to financial markets. Their role as financial intermediaries and their impact on investment strategies have grown significantly over recent years along with deregulation and globalisation of financial markets.

This publication provides a unique set of statistics that reflect the level and

9-January-2015

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OECD Review of Fisheries: Country Statistics 2014

This publication contains statistics on fisheries in OECD member countries (with the exception of Austria, Israel and Slovenia) and some non-member economies (Argentina, Chinese Taipei, Thailand) from 2006 to 2013. Data provided concern fishing fleet capacity, employment in fisheries, fish landings, aquaculture production, recreational fisheries, government financial transfers, and imports and exports of fish.

17-December-2014

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OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews: United Kingdom 2014

This review of the development co-operation efforts of the United Kingdom examines their policies, performance and implementation. It takes an integrated, system-wide perspective on the development co-operation and humanitarian assistance activities of the member under review.

17-December-2014

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UK should keep foreign aid at commendable 0.7% level, says OECD

The United Kingdom has done well to increase its development spending to 0.72% of gross national income despite a challenging budget climate and should strive to maintain that level of aid for the years ahead, according to a new OECD Review.

17-December-2014

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United Kingdom - DAC Peer Review of Development Co-operation

In its latest Peer Review of the United Kingdom, the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) notes that raising its official development assistance (ODA) by 30.5% to GBP 11.4 billion in 2013 made the UK the world’s No. 2 donor by aid volume after the United States.

10-December-2014

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Key findings for the United Kingdom: OECD Revenue Statistics and Consumption Tax Trends 2014

The tax burden in the United Kingdom declined by 0.1 percentage points from 33.0% to 32.9% in 2013. The OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The standard VAT rate for the United Kingdom is 20%, which is above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.

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9-December-2014

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Green growth and countries

There are now 42 signatories to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration. Latest reports are now available on Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Korea.

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3-December-2014

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Health at a Glance: Europe 2014 - Briefing Note for the United Kingdom

The number of doctors in the UK has grown more rapidly than in any other EU countries since 2000; the number per capita remains lower than the EU average. There has been a sharp drop in deaths from heart attacks in the UK since 2000, reflecting reductions in important risk factors like smoking and better treatments.

1-December-2014

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Key findings on migration in the United Kingdom 2014

The number of foreign nationals living in the United Kingdom in 2013 rose to 4.9 million, an increase of 3.2% on the year before.

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