Support for UKIP among young people has DOUBLED in just a year

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Latest London business news, trends & insights

Interview questions

How to deal with unusual job interview questions

By Sunjay Kakar

Great advice from Apprentice winner Lee McQueen, Stella Creasy MP and the IoD

Poundland

Everything's NOT £1 - 7 products that cost more than £1 in Poundland

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

As the advertising watchdog rules that Poundland must not claim “Everything’s £1” in future advertising

Sad dog

These are the 15 most miserable economies in the world

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

If you’re one of those Londoners complaining about your miserable morning commute then this news story will make you feel pretty lucky.

Eurostar train

Au revoir, Eurostar: UK sells its stake for £757m

By Sophie Hobson

Osborne says it is a “very good deal” for the 40% stake

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Chaos at London Bridge forces crushed commuters to jump barriers

By Harry Cockburn

More apocalyptic scenes from the troubled railway station

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Rollercoaster economy inflation

Did Barclays' profits rise or fall in 2014? Reports are conflicting. This is why

Tue, 3 Mar 2015

Some news stories say profits dropped 21%, others say profits rose 12%. Why?

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More London business news, trends & insights

Gogglebox

Here’s Gogglebox’s damning but hilarious verdict on David CameronVideo

By Robyn Vinter

We know what they think of Ant & Dec, but what do they think of the PM?

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London pay gap falls for first time since crash

By Harry Cockburn

But wages in the capital are still higher than elsewhere

Westminster

Could MPs be forced to abandon the “crumbling” Palace of Westminster?

By Harry Cockburn

John Bercow warns that the building could become unusable if major works are not carried out

Rollercoaster economy inflation

Did Barclays' profits rise or fall in 2014? Reports are conflicting. This is why

By Sophie Hobson

Some news stories say profits dropped 21%, others say profits rose 12%. Why?

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This is how we can make our workplaces happierVideo

By Rebecca Hobson

Great insights from top executives at LinkedIn, Mindshare UK and AECOM

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inmidtown’s ambitious five-year business plan gets green light with £15m of investment

This article is brought to you by our advertising partners, inmidtown

Claridge’s

Abu Dhabi wants to buy Claridge’s, The Berkeley & The Connaught for £1.6bn

By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the world’s second-largest sovereign wealth fund, owns assets worth over $773bn.

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Slowest house price growth in 18 months sparks slump fears

By Robyn Vinter

Bad news for those already on the property ladder but good for everyone else…

Fat Cat banker

Enough’s enough: even IoD members are worried about excessive salaries

By Sophie Hobson

Seven-figure salaries are eroding public trust in business, and that’s a threat to success, say members

Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks is returning to the Murdoch empire

By Sophie Hobson

How do you solve a problem like Rebekah?

Idea

Can wearable technology revolutionise London?

Charlotte Golunski, co-founder of Sense, on how wearbles can transform the capital

TalkTalk

TalkTalk customers are at risk of fraud after major data theft

By Robyn Vinter

One customer had thousands stolen by fraudsters

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Who has a 74% chance of becoming the UK’s next PM?

By Harry Cockburn

After a week of poor performances, here’s who’s leading the pack

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Lloyds finally pays out dividends on £1.7bn profits

By Robyn Vinter

Some good news for the troubled bank’s investors

Election 2015 hots up

Election dissection: A rapid round-up of the week’s political proceedings

By Harry Cockburn

Which parties are on track, and which have gone off the rails?

Magician cards

Fraudulent arms companies charged taxpayers for magicians, croquet and speeding fines

By Harry Cockburn

Michael Fallon to call for “vital” changes to arms procurement

House price drop

For the first time, more people own homes outright than have a mortgage

By Sophie Hobson

Home-ownership has plummeted among young people in the past decade

Odeon

Odeon cinemas set to go on sale priced at a whopping £1bn

By Robyn Vinter

Cinema chain set to go on sale later this year

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Review: Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery

By Harry Cockburn

Overflowing with some of the world’s most famous paintings, this exhibition has struck gold

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Five must-see cultural events in London this March

By Moya Maxwell

From Mothering Sunday to the anatomy of crime  – Moya Maxwell on what to do in London this March

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These are the 10 most popular types of wine in the UK

By Sophie Hobson

We aren’t exactly known for our oenophilia here in Blightly.

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Do you sleep more or less than these industry and political leaders?

By Sophie Hobson

The Iron Lady only took four hours of her 40 winks a night. What about Gates, Trump and Obama?

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Twist at Crawford: A restaurant that defies categorisation

By Sherelle Jacobs

Twist at Crawford is like a David Lynch film. Completely baffling, but excellent

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Now you can get drunk in Starbucks! They’re serving beer and wine

By Robyn Vinter

Coming to a bland, impersonal coffee house near you

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Natalie Bennett

EXCLUSIVE: Natalie Bennett – “It’s a bad day when I can’t get the message across”

Tue, 24 Feb 2015

Green Party leader said it’s “for other people to judge” whether she comes across badly in interviews

Ismail Ahmed, founder of WorldRemit

Fintech star WorldRemit just raised $100m. We ask founder Ismail Ahmed about growthVideo

Wed, 18 Feb 2015

And the business isn’t even five years old

Anthony Eskinazi, JustPark founder

JustPark just crowdfunded £1m in FOUR DAYS. We ask its founder how he did it

Tue, 17 Feb 2015

Entrepreneur Anthony Eskinazi on creating the most successful campaign in Crowdcube’s history