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Cash is no longer king

Cash is no longer king

Less than half of all payments last year involved coins or notes.

 

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London could be getting a swimming pool in the Thames

London could be getting a swimming pool in the Thames

20 May 2015

A Kickstarter campaign to fund the project has passed its initial target of £125,000.

 
 
'Turn up the volume' on the EU, CBI tells business

'Turn up the volume' on the EU, CBI tells business

20 May 2015

Sir Mike Rake says now is the time for companies to publicly support the single market. Hear hear.

 
 
Sajid Javid wants to cut £10bn of red tape

Sajid Javid wants to cut £10bn of red tape

19 May 2015

The Government failed to actually cut regulation last parliament - and it'll be hard-pushed to do so this time round.

 
 
Britain's restaurant sector has exploded

Britain's restaurant sector has exploded

18 May 2015

Turnover in the sector hit £21.6bn last year, up almost 40% on 2010.

 
 
JCB boss: Quitting EU won't 'make a blind bit of difference'

JCB boss: Quitting EU won't 'make a blind bit of difference'

18 May 2015

The yellow digger maker's bosses want reform and they want it now.

 
 
Democracy matters! Vote now in MT's very own tech start-up Election

Democracy matters! Vote now in MT's very own tech start-up Election

15 May 2015

Here's MT's very own election for all you democracy junkies - vote for your favourite Brit start up in the MT/eBay Digital Small Business Powerlist election.

 
 
We're about to hit the limit for skilled migrants

We're about to hit the limit for skilled migrants

15 May 2015

UK companies are perilously close to breaching the quota for bringing in skilled workers from outside the EU.

 
 
Will city devolution be a boon to business?

Will city devolution be a boon to business?

14 May 2015

George Osborne is promising a 'revolution' in the way England is governed.

 
 
Sajid Javid is taking on the unions (again)

Sajid Javid is taking on the unions (again)

12 May 2015

The new business secretary is, of course, a Thatcherite.

 
 
Sajid Javid is your new Secretary of State for Business

Sajid Javid is your new Secretary of State for Business

11 May 2015

The MP for Bromsgrove takes over from Vince Cable, who lost his seat in the election.

 
 
Eastern Europe warns UK: Freedom of movement is 'sacrosanct'

Eastern Europe warns UK: Freedom of movement is 'sacrosanct'

11 May 2015

Everyone is gearing up for a long fight over the UK's place in Europe.

 
 
The Tories must be magnanimous in victory

The Tories must be magnanimous in victory

08 May 2015

EDITOR'S BLOG: The Conservative win will surprise them as much as anyone else. Handling it well will call for more judgment and less data-crunching.

 
 

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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