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Scotland is the biggest destination for foreign investment outside London

Scotland is the biggest destination for foreign investment outside London

The UK held onto the top spot for FDI in Europe in 2014.

 

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Greater prosperity has not led to a more equal society

Greater prosperity has not led to a more equal society

28 May 2015

In Inequality: What can be done, the author's prescriptions for a fairer society are bold but unlikely to be swallowed, says Howard Davies.

 
 
Lebanon opens for business

Lebanon opens for business

28 May 2015

EDITOR'S BLOG: Lebanon might not seem the best place for start-ups. But with an enterprising culture and UK plc there to help, the country has a bright future.

 
 
Tech start-ups lead Lebanon out of the rubble

Tech start-ups lead Lebanon out of the rubble

28 May 2015

Dynamic young Lebanese entrepreneurs are transforming a country that's been through some very tough times in recent decades - and the UK is helping them.

 
 
What the Queen's Speech means for British businesses

What the Queen's Speech means for British businesses

27 May 2015

The Government set out its plans for the coming parliament including deregulation and the EU referendum.

 
 
Why the car is the ultimate consumer product

Why the car is the ultimate consumer product

27 May 2015

Our love of cars is too irrational for us to hand over driving to a computer - even if it's made by Apple.

 
 
Why we need a new deal for the public sector

Why we need a new deal for the public sector

27 May 2015

The authors of The Public Wealth of Nations have some novel ideas for making state-owned assets perform more efficiently, but will they work in practice?

 
 
EDF's 10-week holiday and the fight against France's 35-hour week

EDF's 10-week holiday and the fight against France's 35-hour week

26 May 2015

Francois Hollande's government is gradually moving away from one-size-fits-all socialism.

 
 
There's still life in Britain's cinema industry

There's still life in Britain's cinema industry

26 May 2015

The power of the web hasn't killed off the silver screen yet.

 
 
Cash is no longer king

Cash is no longer king

21 May 2015

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

 
 
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.

 
 

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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