London economic news & analysis
London economic analysis
Today’s GDP figures betray mistakes in government policy that must be urgently corrected to unlock growth
Grumblings against the government’s austerity measures have been growing for months.
The minimum wage increased by 12p to £6.31, what do people think?
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Justin Urquhart Stewart argues the industry is of vital importance - and he’s got the stats to prove it
A Qatari fund is reportedly planning an £8bn bid for M&S. Should foreign takeovers of UK firms be welcomed or worried about?
Ahead of Wednesday’s Budget, our columnist calls for radical action to save the UK from economic oblivion
We round up the experts’ views on what the latest proposal from the Bank of England would mean for the UK
Why are the French flocking to London?
Time to rip it from him, warn economists
Viva the United Boroughs of London? We’re richer, younger and better educated so why shouldn’t we be independent?
The chancellor will love this deluge of great economic news
As the reshuffle circus settles, who’s still standing at the Treasury?
Before the PM goes mad and endorses this crazy idea, let’s look at why State-owned banks tend to go horribly wrong
How the age of borrowing came to and end
Entrepreneur Pete Boswell believes his idea for the government would help start-ups survive. Do you agree?
The budget rises year after year. So why is the public sector getting squeezed? We explain the mystery
Celebrated author and former editor of The Observer, Will Hutton, will deliver a lecture on “good capitalism” next Thursday as part of the third annual Birkbeck Business Week.
Pathetic ambition and self-doubt is crippling UK Plc. It’s time for a radical rethink, says former CBI boss Lord Jones
We don’t need bailouts and we’ve got our own currency. So should we just stop worrying about the horrors overseas?
Everyone’s got a view on the Eurocrisis. But before you pontificate make sure you’ve got your facts straight. Here’s a quick guide to the insidious untruths of the eurozone debate
Jubilee weekend is upon us but IEA’s director general thinks bank holidays should keep up with our more flexible modern work style
In the final part of our excerpts from this hard-hitting documentary examining the financial crisis, the City is put under the spotlight
In the second part of this revelatory documentary Christine Lagarde is among those delving into Greece’s economic downfall