Britons indulge in surprise pre-Brexit house buying spree

British house hunters have launched a surprise August buying spree before the scheduled Brexit date, with new data showing sales reached their highest point since 2015 during the usually sleepy summer period

Sajid Javid rejects speculation of shifting stamp duty to sellers

Chancellor Sajid Javid has put an end to all speculation suggesting he could shift stamp duty on to sellers from buyers, a mere two days after he suggested he could be looking into the idea

The Financial Policy Committee, led by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, has warned that the buy-to-let market poses an increasing threat to financial stability of the country because rising property prices expose vulnerabilities that could...

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the productivity of British workers have fallen behind their counterparts in France, Germany, the United States and Canada last year.



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