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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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As it happened: Twitter reacts to the 2015 Budget

Wed, 8 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The good the bad and the funny

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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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As Davies Commission backs third runway at Heathrow, Boris says “it’s not going to happen”

Wed, 1 Jul 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Which other senior government figures oppose the runway?

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Sajid Javid vents frustration at CBI’s pro-European stance

Tue, 30 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Business Secretary calls on business body to stop pre-empting membership negotiations

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Branson backs EU membership for Britain

Mon, 29 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Virgin boss says Brexit would be “catastrophic” for Britain

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Is George Osborne planning to cut the top rate of tax to 40p?

Thu, 25 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Former Chancellor Nigel Lawson urges tax cut to boost business

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EU slams UK’s wind subsidies cut as “mind boggling”

Wed, 24 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

UK will face fines if it doesn’t meet renewable energy targets

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Productivity puzzle solved? Bank of England optimistic on growth

Tue, 23 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Wages rises should boost investment and efficiency, bank says

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Better deal or Brexit: business leaders urge wholesale change or EU exit

Mon, 22 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Are Cameron’s EU renegotiations going far enough?

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Unemployment is going down, pay is going up – so why do businesses need to be careful?

Wed, 17 Jun 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Here’s why it might not necessarily be good news for businesses

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Price war continues with Co-op to splash £125m on fruit and vegetable price cuts

Wed, 17 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Co-op to halve prices and close larger stores as pressure builds

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Average monthly rents in London soar to £1,500

Tue, 16 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Affordable housing shortage fuelling boom in rental market

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Fat-fingered BoE stamps out auto-correct for email after Brexit bungle

Mon, 15 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Bank employees must now type out full email addresses

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*Facepalm* The government is selling its shares in RBS and not even trying to make a profit

Thu, 11 Jun 2015| By Robyn Vinter

George Osborne’s business tactics leave much to be desired

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Conspiracy theorists stand by: Bilderberg, the world’s least secret conference, is happening on Thursday

Wed, 10 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Here’s who is going, and what you are allowed to know about it

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OECD warns George Osborne that pace of austerity is too fast and will hit poor hardest

Thu, 4 Jun 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The European organisation has previously supported the government’s fiscal policy

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4 reasons MPs DESERVE a pay rise

Wed, 3 Jun 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

MPs pay set to rise from £67,060 to £74,000

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