Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
07 March 2014 12:31 PM
The Bank of England was given a boost today as a survey showed the public’s inflation expectations have fallen back sharply.
07 March 2014 01:04 AM
Coastal English towns hit hard by the recent flooding are to benefit from £17m in government funding for apprenticeships.
06 March 2014 12:00 AM
Banks headed into another storm of controversy over wages last night as it emerged that Standard Chartered had quietly increased its total pay pot despite a sharp slide in profits, while Barclays, whose profits also fell, admitted 481 employees earned more than £1m last year. Eight of the Barclays executives earned more than £5m.
04 March 2014 12:49 AM
Investors are rightly worried about the global impact of the Ukraine crisis
04 March 2014 12:45 AM
Net new credit fell £1.3bn in the last nine months of 2013, Bank figures show
27 February 2014 12:00 AM
Credit Suisse's chief executive, Brady Dougan, was yesterday forced to defend the bank from accusations that it generated "ill-gotten profits" by helping American citizens to evade tax.
25 February 2014 01:49 AM
We have a regressive system where people in modest homes pay a bigger proportion in tax
23 February 2014 11:35 PM
Advanced and developing nations pledge $2 trillion to bring down unemployment
20 February 2014 01:31 AM
20 February 2014 01:29 AM
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter
NUT strike: David Cameron announces crackdown on strike action ahead of mass industrial action
- 1 Belgium fan Axelle Despiegelaere lands L'Oreal campaign after World Cup viral photo
- 2 Orange Is The New Black has not been cancelled – it was a hoax
- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 Israel-Gaza conflict: ‘Sderot cinema’ image shows Israelis with popcorn and chairs 'cheering as missiles strike Palestinian targets'
- 5 Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...