London economic news & analysis
London economic news, trends & insights
Should we celebrate or commiserate the latest GDP figures?
Fear of civil unrest prompts super-rich to buy “getaway” boltholes
Which company still hasn’t reduced its prices?
Shale gas extraction deemed incompatible with emissions targets
Our weekly roundup - who said what and why
We’re getting better off, according to the figures
Cameron says it will become one of the world’s “most powerful devolved parliaments”
Could strike action hit the UK’s pre-eminent art institution?
Which UK city has seen the highest jobs growth since 2004?
Britain is benefitting from tumbling oil prices, which have made a considerable contribution to keeping inflation low, according to economic forecaster the EY Item Club.
The wealthiest 1% of the world will soon own more than the rest of us, according to an Oxfam study.
So much for George Osborne’s vision of a “northern powerhouse”
Downgrade for Britain’s biggest grocer
George Osborne has been accused of damaging the energy sector by fellow cabinet member Ed Davey.
The chancellor will make a speech today in which he’ll tell voters not to be afraid of low inflation.
Today’s record-low inflation figures mean everyone is revising their expectations
Sudden drop in inflation announced by ONS
Now here’s a stat to make you choke on your coffee…
Was the Bank of England ignorant of the threat to the global financial system as late as July 2007?
Welcome to “Fatcat Tuesday”
It’s that time of year again.
The UK’s North Sea oil industry is in crisis as the price of oil has fallen below the cost of sucking it out of the earth.
Oh, Universities of Oxford and Cambridge – you think you’re so clever, don’t you?
Some good news as Advent reaches its giddy yuletide peak: levels of employment have risen.
We could soon join our European neighbours in being at risk of deflation, after last month’s figures show inflation fell to just 1% - a 12-year low for the UK.
Britain’s top 100 fastest-growing private companies have increased their sales on average 71% year-on-year, and are now worth a combined £3.8bn, according to the 18th annual The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100.
According to the head of the Office for Budget Responsibility
The gap between the UK’s richest and poorest citizens has widened since the 1980s and continues to do so.
It’s a hard life being a lord. All that responsibility, privilege and ermine. And don’t forget the champagne. You can’t lord it up properly without decent bubbly.
Almost half a million families could be at risk of falling behind with their mortgages if the Bank of England increases its base rate to 2.5%.