The Bank of England’s flagship policy of forward guidance on interest rates will “evolve” next month, Mark Carney said yesterday, as he sought again to dampen expectations of an imminent rate rise.
Authorities had been forced to dip into funds allocated to other services to cope with the surge in numbers of households appealing for help
Treasury ministers came under fire from economists today after they insisted that living standards were finally beginning to rise for the vast majority of workers.
Family doctors are concerned that the “total confidentiality” of GP consultations could be under threat from a major NHS data scheme which will see confidential patient records stored in a national database.
Official statistics reveal 10% reduction in criminal offences
Big Six energy supplier SSE has admitted that its customers have been leaving in droves after the hike in household price last year.
City traders sent the pound soaring following a shock fall in unemployment and the first explicit signal from the Bank of England on how it would handle a hike in interest rates.
The chief executive of the energy supplier Npower has claimed that energy bills in the UK are higher because the country's "old and draughty" houses waste so much gas and electricity.
Calls to a helpline have risen 87 per cent
A report published last week claimed that a 100,000-strong botnet included 'at least one refrigerator', but do we need to worry about getting scammed by our kitchen appliances?
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‘Radical proposals’ would have seen families contribute financially if they earn more than £80k
The BBFC's former chief, Andreas Whittam-Smith, reveals the process behind protecting children from sex and violence
Germany grew at its weakest rate since the global financial crisis last year, official figures today showed.
Must we assume that a lack of genetic ties to a child make parents any less capable of bringing them up in a happy, healthy home?
Homeserve was today handed a £34.5 million fine by the City regulator after an investigation into alleged mis-selling at the emergency repairs group.