London economic news & analysis

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UK inflation drops to 1.6% in July

Tue, 19 Aug 2014

The annual rate of UK inflation dropped more than expected in July, thanks to fall in clothing and footwear prices.

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Why was London named the world’s most influential city?

Mon, 18 Aug 2014

London has been named as the most influential city in the world by Forbes – but how did we get the title?

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John Mills: This is why London is such a divided city

The founder of JML on how to rebalance our economy

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Robyn Vinter: How the economy is screwing over a whole generation of young people

Can’t get a job? No spare cash? Can’t buy a house? This is why

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Sketch-a-Etch: We will remember them

Where words fail us, there’s always photoshop

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Sketch-a-Etch: It's a no-brainer for David Cameron

Where words fail us, there’s always photoshop

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Sketch-a-Etch: Where's our Middle East envoy Tony Blair?

Where words fail us, there’s always photoshop

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Manufacturing

Justin Urquhart Stewart: Britain vs Germany

The Germans may have victory on the football pitch, but economically we’re equal, says the Seven Investment Management founder

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Sketch-a-Etch: David Cameron unveils his new cabinet

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Justin Urquhart Stewart: The French economy needs a revolution

The French are celebrating revolution, but it’s their economy that needs it now, says the Seven Investment Management founder

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Sketch-a-Etch takes on William Hague's India trip

Where words fail us, there’s always photoshop

Manufacturing

Justin Urquhart Stewart: There's more cash swishing around, but where does it go?

Let’s see businesses using cash for investment, says the Seven Investment Management founder

London local market

Carl Wright: Want economic growth? Promote London's local communities

Carl Wright, secretary-general, Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) on why it’s important to strengthen local communities in the capital