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How rich is George Osborne?

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 2:04 pm| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

In 2013, George Osborne got himself into a pickle for tweeting a picture of himself eating a burger on the eve of the spending review.

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5 top stories from elsewhere you missed during the Autumn Statement

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:54 pm| By Robyn Vinter

Record winter deaths, mortgage-lending high, bankers’ bonuses and more

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Revealed: London to get a new £88m bridge across the River Thames Video

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:15 am| By LLB Reporter

Sick of hearing about the Garden Bridge? Here’s a new London bridge you could obsess over.

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What is the Autumn Statement and why should you care?

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:14 am| By Robyn Vinter

…and what is different about this year?

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Autumn statement: Osborne announces “largest housebuilding programme since 1970s”

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 9:51 am| By Harry Cockburn

Osborne doubles house building budget and pledges 400,000 new homes

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Dell admits it unwittingly built a serious security flaw into its computers

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 9:08 am| By Harry Cockburn

Customers’ bank details and personal data at risk

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Entreprenerd: From refugee to multimillionaire in 25 yearsVideo

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 3:00 pm| By Robyn Vinter

We meet a woman who built her business from literally nothing

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Slapping and whacking – cycling fan Lord Alan Sugar lashes out at Boris’s cycle lanes

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:31 pm| By Harry Cockburn

Sugar apparently oblivious of hypocrisy

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7 things businesses need to make Britain an economic powerhouse

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:55 am| By Charlotte Rumsey

Boosting enterprise in Britain

Sadiq Khan anti Heathrow rally

Sadiq Khan: London will run on clean energy by 2050

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:50 am| By Harry Cockburn

Can Khan put London on course to 100% renewable energy? It’s a tall order

Roman Abramovich

Roman Abramovich's Chelsea announces £23.1m loss and a drop in turnover

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:17 am| By LLB Reporter

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea Football Club made a £23.1m loss over the financial year ending 30 June, 2015.


London-based food delivery app Deliveroo just raised $100m

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:39 am| By LLB Reporter

London-based food delivery app Deliveroo has just raised $100m in a series D funding.

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Rolls-Royce announces “major restructuring” following string of profit warnings

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:02 am| By Harry Cockburn

Aeronautical engineering firm looks to cut costs and streamline production


Global mergers & acquisitions just hit a record $3.8 TRILLION - check out the biggest deals of the year

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:01 am| By LLB Reporter

Over $4.2 trillion worth of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals were made this year, beating the $4.1 trillion record set in 2007.

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Digital technology – love it or fear it?

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 9:22 am

Why embracing digital tools is essential for business growth

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How to travel in London for FREE

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:59 am| By LLB Reporter

Who said there’s no such thing as a free ride?


The five companies you NEVER KNEW Tesco owned

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:51 am| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

From Giraffe to Euphorium Bakery

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Was Titanic inquiry a Freemason “whitewash”?

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:42 am| By Harry Cockburn

Newly published list of Freemasons highlights extent to which inquiry may have been influenced

Simon Woodroffe, founder, Yo! Sushi and Yotel

MUST WATCH: YO! Sushi founder Simon Woodroffe OBE on how to be a rich & successful entrepreneurVideo

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:19 am

Here’s what YO! Founder and former Dragons’ Den investor Simon Woodroffe had to say

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CBI head confident Eurosceptics can be beaten

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:14 am| By Harry Cockburn

Anti-EU groups threatening to disrupt companies backing “in” campaign


Rumour Mill: Argos owner Home Retail Group could be sold for £1bn

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:10 am

Home retail Group, the owner of Argos and Homebase, might be up for sale with a £1bn pricetag.

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The top 10 easiest and hardest places to sell a house in the UK

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 9:35 am| By LLB Reporter

London has just been named the hardest place to sell a house in the UK.

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Young people in the UK face uncertain times. Here’s how we can support them

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 7:18 am |Updated: Mon, 23 Nov 2015 12:07 pm| By Crispin Moger

Marmalade CEO Crispin Moger on helping young people realise their potential

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Britain’s got talent – but how do businesses attract the best?

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 2:57 pm

Top London entrepreneurs tackle Britain’s talent issues

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Snow blizzards set to strike Britain over the weekend

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:45 am| By Harry Cockburn

Will the warmest November on record turn to snow-mageddon?

Zac Goldsmith speaks at anti Heathrow demo

Zac Goldsmith says he would scrap all bus lanes, and won’t extend cycle superhighways

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 11:19 am| By Harry Cockburn

Give more space to electric cars, says Goldsmith


Window cleaners for the Gherkin earn £50k a year! Check out the most unusual jobs and their salaries

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:41 am

Want to be a pet food taster? A professional queuer? A cool hunter?

Steam train Waterloo London

Can computer hackers solve overcrowding and delays to the rail network?

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:29 am| By Harry Cockburn

Best hackers to present ideas to UK’s transport ministers

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The £8.4bn London urban village you need to know about

Fri, 20 Nov 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London is set to get an £8.4bn mini-village on the Greenwich peninsula as part of what has been branded “Britain’s largest regeneration project run by a single developer”.

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What does Britain need to produce the next Google or Facebook?

Fri, 20 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Does Britain have the talent, infrastructure and support to create the next tech titan?

Pound tree

7 killer ways to access finance and grow your business

Fri, 20 Nov 2015

We ask top entrepreneurs and finance bods for their tips

Female doctor

Astonishing 98% of junior doctors vote for strike action – the first in NHS history

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Headache for Hunt as longer hours for less money is unpopular among junior doctors

David Cameron plane

David Cameron to get £10m ministerial plane

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior ministers are getting a £10m refitted RAF plane for long-distance trips.

Paris armed anti terror police November 2015

British government issues terror attack advice: “Run, Hide, Tell”

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

What to do in a terrorist situation

Cameron thumbs up grimace

Parliament refuses to debate David Cameron petition which had nearly 200,000 signatures

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Petitions Committee dismisses official petition


Poundland blames loom bands for 43% profit drop

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The retailer has taken a huge hit in its half-year results

Rich parents for all

Young people will now remain poorer than their parents

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The march of progress has gone off course

Tube Night

“Suspicious person” report at Aldgate halts Circle Line

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Police carried out a search of the station

Peter Goodman

Entreprenerd: Here’s how to fail the right wayVideo

Wed, 18 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

We chatted to an entrepreneur whose business was a massive success… well, at least the last one was


From zero to £300m in eight years – 6 infallible business lessons from BrewDog founder James Watt

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

How a former fishing boat captain set up one of the UK’s largest craft beer companies

British Airways planes

British Airways and Lufthansa named most-polluting transatlantic airlines

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Group that exposed Volkswagen emissions scandal turns attention to airlines


Terrorism has reached its highest level EVER - Here are 7 shocking stats that show the true cost of terrorism

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

The Institute of Economics and Peace’s Global Terrorism Index shows the extent of destruction terrorism has caused the world – and it doesn’t even include stats from last week’s attacks in Paris.

The Pinnacle

Controversial London skyscraper the Pinnacle finally set to be built - Here's what went wrong with it

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

The Helter Skelter or the Pinnacle, one of London’s most tainted skyscrapers, is finally going to be built.

Happy bus people

Why social media is an important business tool

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Charlotte Rumsey

This is an excerpt from our e-guide, GET SET & GET SMART - 5 powerful tools you need for business, produced in partnership with IBM

FHM magazine Carmen Electra 1998

Men’s magazines FHM and Zoo close down as “habits change”

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Internet! Look what you’ve done. You’ve killed FHM.

Carrington Street Car Park

London car parks could be converted into residential developments worth £1.3bn

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

In London we’re desperately in need of more residential space.

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UK inflation rate stays negative, as Carney warns it could take two years to reach 2% target

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Further setback for those hopeful of interest rate rise

Fighter jets French Air Force Mirage 2000N and a Royal Air Force Typhoon

Cameron announces £2bn additional military spending in bid to tackle Isis

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Meanwhile former head of the Navy lashes out at defence cutbacks

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Oxford Street Ikea – could click and collect store open in central London?

Mon, 16 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Smaller store could make Londoners’ flat-packed dreams a reality

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Workplace bullying costs UK economy £18bn a year

Mon, 16 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Here’s how bullying and harassment have a direct impact on businesses

Ken Livingstone vows to review Addison Lee’s license if elected

Ken Livingstone: Don’t trust the Sun, Times, Telegraph or Daily Mail on Corbyn

Mon, 16 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Big newspaper bosses will “do anything” to stop Corbyn, the ex-mayor said

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