4 Things You Need To Know (16/11/17)

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4 Things You Need To Know (16/11/17)

Welcome to our daily update, where we summarise the key talking points from the last 24 hours.

1. Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe remains under house arrest following what appears to be a coup in Zimbabwe. The long term President is reportedly negotiating his future with a South African envoy.

2. UK retail sales

The first annual fall in retail sales since March 2013 has taken place, with UK retail sales falling by 0.3% in October from the year previous.

The Office for National Statistics has attributed this to higher inflation and warmer weather.

3. Car tax

The UK government lost out on a potential £107 million from 755,000 unlicensed vehicles in the past year.

This number has tripled since the paper tax disc was abolished three years ago. The government argued that the paper disc was no longer necessary, as electronic register is now used.

4. Auto Enrolment explained

Don’t miss our latest video, learn more about Auto Enrolment in our video with Jodie McGrath-Hayes explaining the basics.

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