Optimism 'high' among investment managers

The vast majority of investment company fund managers (91%) believe world markets will grow next year, according to a new poll.

19 December 2014

Fall in unemployment continues

The UK unemployment figure fell once more in the latest quarter of 2014, but the decrease was the smallest for 12 months, official figures show.

18 December 2014

CPI inflation falls to 1%

Lower food prices and cuts at the petrol pumps led to inflation falling sharply to a 12-year low of 1% in November.

17 December 2014

PM 'fails to meet red tape target'

The Government will have added regulation rather than reduced it by the time of the next general election, a think-tank has said.

16 December 2014

Banks urged to improve fraud focus

The law should be changed to force banks to blow the whistle on criminals who are getting away with fraud, according to a crime expert.

15 December 2014

Regional Growth Fund attracts £4bn of investment

The Regional Growth Fund has created or safeguarded over 100,000 jobs, as well as attracting £4 billion of investment.

12 December 2014

UK growth forecast downgraded by BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce has reduced its growth prediction for the UK economy this year.

11 December 2014

Employers 'hit by skills shortages'

A shortage of skills in the UK is forcing construction firms to take on Portuguese bricklayers, according to a new report.

10 December 2014

Tesco takes hit amid profit warning

Tesco shares have taken a battering after the supermarket giant issued another profit warning.

09 December 2014

Festive food leaves millions in debt

Millions of people are going into additional debt to put food on the table this Christmas, according to a new poll.

08 December 2014

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