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Financial traders

Is Black Monday continuing into Tuesday?

Tue, 25 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Bad times for China

Trader black monday

Stock shock: the 10 biggest losers on the FTSE 100 yesterday

Tue, 25 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

These companies bore the brunt of Black Monday

Dirty money

Are you a tax dodger? HMRC is coming for you, big time

Fri, 21 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Pledge to clamp down on tax evaders

Fracking activity

Government unveils measures to fast-track fracking

Thu, 13 Aug 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Council decisions to be overruled by government in bid to kick-start shale revolution

A rollercoaster of a year

Is the unemployment rate going back up?

Wed, 12 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It looks that way

Slums 1935

What?! Respected think tank actually calls for a return to SLUMS in Britain

Thu, 6 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

We’ve probably passed the point where we can take the Adam Smith Institute seriously

RBS new

The government just made £2.1bn selling RBS shares so why are people annoyed?

Tue, 4 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

It might look like the taxpayer is quids in – but we’re not

George Osborne

Say goodbye to all these publicly-owned assets because Osborne is selling them

Mon, 3 Aug 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Osborne wants to flog more public assets than Thatcher

Wind farms take power 376

Least green government ever? 10 ways the government is putting the environment on the back-burner

Fri, 31 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Big business and national charities lash out at environmentally-unfriendly policies

Money graph 2

Here’s what everyone had to say about the latest GDP figures

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The UK’s GDP rose 0.7% in the second quarter of 2015, up from 0.4% in the first quarter

a person walking past a job centre plus

Are these the REAL unemployment figures? If so, they’re startling

Tue, 28 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

We thought more men than women are unemployed – but it could be the other way round

Student protest

Poorest students’ debt will hit £53,000 after maintenance grant abolition, says IFS

Tue, 21 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Government to scrap grants in cost-cutting drive

Yvette Cooper and Andy Burnham misery

Five years' hard Labour: If the party isn’t standing up for wealth re-distribution then what is it for?

Tue, 21 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Did you see that ludicrous display last night, our senior reporter asks

Bank of England governor Mark Carney

Mark Carney “is trying to harm the UK”, says ex-senior BoE member

Fri, 17 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Hold on to your mortgages – interest rates are going up

Carbon zero house Bridgend

Low-cost zero-carbon house defies chancellor's social housing policy U-turn

Thu, 16 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Budget building is Budget blow for Osborne

Money counting unhappy old man

Unemployment is on the rise again for the first time in two years

Wed, 15 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

New figures reveal crippling economic facts

Rich money fistpump

Want to win angel investment? Here are 8 killer tips you need to know

Thu, 9 Jul 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Credibility and experience, business model, and more…

Young person

Hey George Osborne, under-25s are people too

Thu, 9 Jul 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The chancellor shows shocking callousness to young people in work, says Robyn Vinter

Ids budget celebration

As it happened: Twitter reacts to the 2015 Budget

Wed, 8 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The good the bad and the funny

Cuts axe ladder

Budget update: £12bn worth of cuts, new adoption rules and BBC overhaul

Mon, 6 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Here are the leaks and rumours ahead of Wednesday’s summer Budget

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