Economy

Workless households have fallen to a record low

Workless households have fallen to a record low

Families with no adults in work now account for 15.9% of all households.

 

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Denise Kingsmill: Could you be an entrepreneur?

Denise Kingsmill: Could you be an entrepreneur?

30 October 2014

Starting a business has never been more fashionable, but how many of us have what it takes?

 
 
How to stop your company doing a Tesco

How to stop your company doing a Tesco

30 October 2014

BUSINESS CLASSIC: Read this book to stop your company going the same way as RBS or Lehman Brothers, says Stefan Stern.

 
 
House prices are falling - even in London

House prices are falling - even in London

28 October 2014

Land Registry data shows house prices fell 0.2% in England and Wales in August.

 
 
Howard Davies: Jakarta welcomes Cara Delevingne

Howard Davies: Jakarta welcomes Cara Delevingne

28 October 2014

MT DIARY: Floating airport in the Seine, anyone? Time for George Osborne to be very afraid.

 
 
10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

24 October 2014

Diageo's Great British Booze Off, Britain doing better (sort of), and a flight safety video that is bound to get people Tolkien.

 
 
UK GDP grew 0.7% in Q3 but it's slowing down

UK GDP grew 0.7% in Q3 but it's slowing down

24 October 2014

The economy is now 3.4% bigger than it was at the start of 2008.

 
 
Can the north beat London at its own game?

Can the north beat London at its own game?

24 October 2014

MT EXPERT: Decentralisation is inevitable, so other UK cities need to club together to instead of competing, argues PwC's head of regions Stephanie Hyde.

 
 
Women are 47% more likely to get stuck in low paid jobs

Women are 47% more likely to get stuck in low paid jobs

22 October 2014

If you're an older, part-time female worker in a low paid job, the odds are stacked against you getting out of it.

 
 
Pound slides as Bank of England goes all gloomy over the global economy

Pound slides as Bank of England goes all gloomy over the global economy

22 October 2014

The MPC split 7-2 again over interest rates, but a rise looks further away than ever.

 
 
China's slowing GDP growth won't stunt our economic recovery

China's slowing GDP growth won't stunt our economic recovery

21 October 2014

China's economy expanded a measly 7.3% in the third quarter, putting it on track to miss its annual targets. But should you be worried?

 
 
Businesses clash with the Government over Britain's EU future

Businesses clash with the Government over Britain's EU future

20 October 2014

Leaders and industry groups have slammed David Cameron's plans for limiting migration and a vote on EU membership.

 
 
South East takes London's property 'boom-town crown'

South East takes London's property 'boom-town crown'

20 October 2014

London may have finally reached peak property. Anyone for Luton...?

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

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