UK house prices hit record but growth slows

Average values increase at a slower rate

London, England - April 25, 2011: A HM Revenue & Customs sign incised into the stone wall outside their offices in Whitehall, City of Westminster, London. HMRC (as HM Revenue & Customs is usually known) was formed in 2005 by merging the Inland Revenue with Her Majesty's Customs & Excise and is a non-ministerial Government department. The headquarters are at 100 Parliament Street, Whitehall, opposite to Parliament Square.

Greatest pitfalls avoided, say economists

Experts offer conditional support for Smith tax proposals

UK should not leave EU over immigration

Hard-working, ambitious people speaking a multitude of languages should surely be welcome

Fall in investment overshadows UK growth

Economy expanded 0.7% in the third quarter

UK growth buttressed by government spending

Overall GDP for third quarter unrevised at 0.7 per cent

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Growth in UK ‘sharing economy’ envisaged

Market for access over ownership could be worth £9bn by 2025

Capitalists sold the mills and bought the future

If capital is indeed back as Piketty says, it is in a different way

Data reveal ‘slack’ in UK workforce

Some 10% of workers feel ‘underemployed’

MPC’s new ‘hawkish dove’ causes a flutter

Kristin Forbes plays down gloom as OECD warns on eurozone

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Sales of £10m-plus London homes jump

Knight Frank says transactions up amid return of Russians

Parties told to close ‘candour deficit’ over cuts

Resolution Foundation says politicians are failing to inform the public over fiscal targets

Adversaries urge companies to lift skills spending

CBI and TUC leaders seek more staff training and better apprenticeships

Autumn Statement 2014: Kids TV tax boost

Chancellor ‘looking seriously’ at helping children’s creative sector

Working families hit by poverty shift

Employment no longer definitive escape from hardship, study finds

Brown set for life beyond Westminster

Former PM has been concentrating on philanthropy

GDP growth estimates for US set to slip

Thanksgiving week includes revisions to latest estimates

Chancellor pressed to aid UK oil and gas

Industry lobby says price fall threatens to hit development

Weak oil and tax revenues hit Osborne

Treasury concerned as figures disappoint despite buoyant economy

HMRC power to raid bank accounts weakened

Taxpayers will be given the right to appeal through the courts

Watchdog criticises cost of tax breaks

Relief for entrepreneurs £2bn more than expected