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Friday 01 March 2013
Home ownership in the UK is at its lowest level since the mid-1980s, figures show.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The housebuilder Barratt Developments more than doubled profits and enjoyed a bullish start to 2013, racking up £1.1bn in orders during the first eight weeks of the year.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
A shot in the arm for the mortgage market from the Bank of England's Funding for Lending (FLS) scheme and government initiatives left two of Britain's biggest housebuilders on distinctly bullish form yesterday.
Monday 18 February 2013
Royal Mail staff could end up owning a tenth of the group when it becomes the biggest privatisation since the 1980s, according to reports over the weekend.
Monday 04 February 2013
The investor roadshow for the flotation of housebuilder Crest Nicholson moves to the UK this week, as its chief executive Stephen Stone tries to seal a valuation of up to £580m for the group.
Saturday 26 January 2013
Company profit warnings jumped to their highest level since the height of the financial crisis last year amid fears over the economy and slower-than-expected demand from China.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Britain's biggest housebuilder was on bullish form today as it unveiled plans for an extra 1,000 homes in London and said it would more than double annual profits.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Nearly two-thirds of property owners believe house prices will rise over the next six months
Monday 14 January 2013
The incoming Archbishop of Canterbury has signalled a determination to take on controversial political rows in an article that excoriates the banking sector for failing the “common good” test.
Monday 17 December 2012
London prices forecast to grow by 3% in 2013
Saturday 01 December 2012
Care homes could be regulated to prevent a repeat of the Southern Cross crisis.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Vikram Pandit will pick up nearly $15.5m (£9.75m) from Citigroup despite being forced to resign as chief executive last month.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
In Yorkshire, 92 per cent of families who help their first time buyer relatives with loans also ask for interest payments
Thursday 18 October 2012
Vikram Pandit's abrupt departure as chief executive of Citigroup has revived questions about the bank's direction
Friday 10 August 2012
About 20,000 staff at telecoms giant BT are celebrating an average tax-free windfall of £8000 a head as an employee Save-As-You-Earn share scheme vested yesterday.
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