BoE: shareholders prioritised over growth

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane is warning against an early rise in interest rates

Haldane says economy suffers as businesses fail to invest

David Cameron wants to capitalise on his general election triumph

PM attacked over Malaysia trip amid scandal

Cameron’s counterpart at centre of allegations involving $600m

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Government axes funding for Green Deal

Energy-saving scheme is latest environmental measure scrapped

Birmingham seeks £3.3bn HS2 rail boost

Enterprise chief hails key opportunity to drive Midlands growth

UK jobs market strengthens

Survey finds increasing number of employers looking to recruit

Osborne asks for 40% budget cut plans

Chancellor prepares to target unprotected departments

Committee set to show UK rate unanimity

Purchasing managers’ indices for China and eurozone also out

Carney hints at move on interest rates

BoE governor indicates gradual upward path ending around 2.25%

BoE bound to follow US’s move

The Bank of England might as well be run from Washington for all the bond markets care

UK employment falls but wages shoot up

Some economists say data could herald improvement in productivity

Carney says UK rate rise getting closer

Summer sales and cheaper oil weigh on prices in June

Osborne fights ‘damned lies and statistics’

UK chancellor commissions review of ONS after litany of failures

UK construction industry shrinks in May

Other figures show nation’s trade deficit fell to £0.4bn

Osborne catches pay body off guard

Commissioners only found out this week about chancellor’s plans

True blue Budget with Scandinavian DNA

George Osborne makes a surprising bet on wage compression

Osborne tries to fix UK productivity woes

Raising efficiency is vital for meeting fiscal targets

Foreign exchange traders focus on US and UK policy race

Gap narrows between central banks’ tightening expectations

UK finance chiefs ‘shrug off’ EU fears

Business survey shows more appetite for growth and risk-taking

Services data rebound boosts growth hopes

Survey shows rise of two points after last month’s dip

Downgrade feared for UK export body

Job cuts expected at UKTI as roles spun out to other departments


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