Don’t judge me on the Royal Mail float today, said Vince Cable in October. Judge me in three months’ time.
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Friday 17 January 2014
George Osborne was facing a backlash from business leader today over his support for a sharp increase in the value of the national minimum wage.
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Increase in interest and mortgage rates would be unwelcome news for Coalition
Friday 08 November 2013
Outlook Cheerio then, ENRC, and please don't leave the door open on your way out. The "more Soviet than City" natural resources company is gone from the London Stock Exchange, and good riddance. It ended its six-year spell as a London listed company with its shares languishing at less than half the level at which they made their debut. Insult was added to injury yesterday with yet another lacklustre set of results.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Investors with minority holdings in London-listed companies have been empowered by a new set of rules from the City regulator.
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Outlook Some positive news from Robert Walters, the recruiter, which said that hiring is finally beginning to pick up in cities such as Manchester and Birmingham where the talk of a "recovery" might have been greeted with a cynical sneer until recently.
Labour Party Conference: Ed Miliband pledges to freeze gas and electricity bills if he wins 2015 election
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Typical household would save £120 and an average business £1,800 over the 20-month period
HS2 'could generate £15bn for economy': Report starts Government fight-back on case for high-speed rail link
Wednesday 11 September 2013
KPMG report concludes the £42bn line would have a significant impact on growth across the Midlands, North-west and North-east of England
Monday 02 September 2013
“Good results in English and maths are what employers demand before all others”
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Ms Pryce showed every sign of absorption and none of nervousness
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Andrew Main Wilson is to be the new chief executive of AMBA, it has been announced on the first day of the Association's conference in Poland.
Friday 08 March 2013
Thursday 20 December 2012
After a record crop of entries, the prize for this year’s most convoluted Christmas-referencing Commons intervention goes to Labour frontbencher Iain Wright who asked Vince Cable yesterday (and this is only a bowdlerised extract): “Given that this is the season of good will…will the Secretary of State ask for permission from his Minister of State at least to undo his electronic tag a notch or two and will not BIS and DECC ministers snuggle up together to watch Strictly, eggnog in hand, and promise to come back in 2013 determined to focus on British enterprise… not departmental infighting and ministerial surveillance?”
Saturday 16 June 2012
£80bn scheme could fall flat as companies shun borrowing, City warns ministers
Thursday 19 April 2012
Outlook So it's good night and good luck to Brendan Barber.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Talks aimed at resolving the fuel tanker drivers dispute and head off the threat of strikes resumed today.
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
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