During the Thatcher years rising joblessness was matched by increased crime
A major new study found no impact on wages or unemployment
3.2 million people are working so hard that they risked mental or physical breakdown, study finds
For Britain to prosper, cities must prosper. They are engines of growth
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.
Economic View: In the past, there may have been more people working in the informal economy
Drop takes rate within 0.1% of threshold at which Bank of England could end interest rate freeze - but it may still "move the goalposts"
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.
Athens plays centre stage to a worrying political development
It's the street that’s split opinion all over Britain... and now you can buy your very own house on it.
The Bank of England will hold interest rates at record lows once more today, amid speculation it will have to change the threshold for considering a hike in the cost of borrowing within months.
The series has prompted a police probe and complaints from viewers
Checked behind your sofa recently? Don’t - there will probably be a Romanian hiding there.
One in three long-term unemployed young people have contemplated suicide
Teenagers who fail to get five top-grade GCSE passes are more likely to feel “ashamed” and believe they have no talent, according to research out today.
Fears that a torrent of Romanians and Bulgarians would take advantage of new rules freeing them to live and work in the UK prove unfounded