London economic news & analysis

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New study shows the shocking extent of Britain’s social mobility problem

Thu, 28 Aug 2014

Social mobility in “deeply elitist” Britain is so embedded it has created a “closed shop at the top”, according to a government report.

George Osborne

Did George Osborne lie to parliament?

Wed, 27 Aug 2014

The chancellor has been accused of lying to parliament over figures which show how well the government has clamped down on tax avoidance.

Battersea Power Station pink floyd cover

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

Tony Blair

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

Where words fail us, there’s always photoshop

Manufacturing

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

Sketch-a-Etch

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