CBI asks government to focus on growth

The UK's recent austerity budget may avert a deeper recession, but the government must focus more on growth to improve the country's long-term prospects, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said.

Rishi maintains his promise to publish tax returns

Rishi Sunak has promised that he will within the coming year become the first prime minister since 2016 to publish his tax returns in full.

Advocates of Britain’s exit from the European Union presented it as an opportunity to sweep aside unnecessary rules and regulations that were holding back economic growth. Key to this is a plan to replicate the “Big Bang,” the wave of deregulation...

About 1,600 jobs could be at risk with clothing group Joules set to become the latest victim of the tough times hitting the retail sector. The Leicestershire-based company, which has 132 shops, said it intended to appoint administrators after...

The Department for Work and Pensions needs to "get a grip" on record levels of fraud and error in the benefits system and take responsibility for tackling the "eye-watering" sums, the Public Accounts Committee has warned.

House prices in Britain fell for the first time in 28 months in October and rising mortgage costs threatened to put further pressure on the property market, a survey showed. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which measures...



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