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    1. Fast FT

      August 15, 2016

      Stagnant: Analysts react to disappointing Japanese GDP

      Japan just can’t catch a break. In a day expected to be mainly event free on the diary front, a major economic release...

    2. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      Japan machine tool orders contract for 12th straight month

      When will there be good news? Orders for machine tools in Japan took a sharp dive last month, continuing a terrible run...

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    1. July 24, 2016

      Michael Spencer’s allies decry ‘unfairness’ in lack of peerage

      Allies of Michael Spencer, the founder of interdealer broker Icap, have said it would be “the height of unfairness” if...

    2. July 19, 2016

      Business input at Westminster ‘up in the air’

      Business groups are becoming increasingly concerned about their lack of interaction with the government over Brexit...

    3. July 15, 2016

      Ros Altmann quits as pensions minister

      Two of the Conservatives’ most outspoken female talents have stepped down from the government in the latest move in...

    4. July 15, 2016

      Redesigning Conservatism will be harder than May thinks

      Until a new prime minister promises to govern for the privileged few, make the UK less unified and ignore social...

    5. July 14, 2016

      After the Brexit storm, a semblance of order

      Theresa May has displayed the necessary ruthlessness to be prime minister. Within hours of taking office, she sacked...

    6. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Japanese machine tool orders point to broad malaise

      It is not shaping up to be a good quarter for the Japanese economy. Machine tool orders for June slumped 19.9 per cent...

    7. June 29, 2016

      Whitehall Brexit unit takes shape

      Olly Robbins, a civil service high flyer responsible for policy on immigration and free movement at the Home Office,...

    8. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Olly Robbins to head Whitehall Brexit unit

      Olly Robbins, a civil service high flyer responsible for policy on immigration and free movement at the Home Office, is...

    9. June 28, 2016

      Cameron urges EU partners to heed lessons of Brexit vote

      David Cameron will urge European leaders on Tuesday to learn the lessons of Britain’s vote to leave the EU as he makes...

    10. June 25, 2016

      Whitehall told of ‘clear duty’ to see through Brexit

      The head of the civil service has written to all officials telling them it is their “clear duty” to support the...

    11. June 9, 2016

      Can Brexiters be trusted on democracy and sovereignty?

      Britain’s EU referendum was supposed to be a celebration of democracy. The vote, which takes place a fortnight on...

    12. May 30, 2016

      Waldegrave threat over recruiting plan

      A government proposal that employers should find out whether prospective recruits attended a private school has so...

    13. May 13, 2016

      The Foreign Office must find a new role to stop brain drain

      Of all the reports which the Foreign and Commonwealth Office prepares on the world’s problems, the one on its own...

    14. April 22, 2016

      Whitehall spending on temporary staff rises up to 90%

      A cash-strapped Whitehall has increased spending on temporary staff by up to 90 per cent over the past five years, even...

    15. April 11, 2016

      Tories accused of pushing for sympathisers to be handed key public posts

      Ministers have stepped up attempts to have Conservative sympathisers appointed to public bodies since the general...

    16. April 11, 2016

      Only 25% of tax collectors have confidence in HMRC

      Only a quarter of tax collectors believe that HM Revenue & Customs is “managed well”, according to an internal survey...

    17. April 8, 2016

      Lessons from 1975 haunt Cameron’s EU referendum plans

      The UK would have had to rule out further payments to Brussels immediately and prepare for a rapid exit if the public...

    18. March 4, 2016

      EU referendum reinforces the myth of the overmighty mandarin

      When Sir Jeremy Heywood and his five living predecessors as cabinet secretary meet in December to celebrate the...

    19. March 1, 2016

      Top civil servant Sir Jeremy Heywood faces grilling on EU vote

      Sir Jeremy Heywood is set for a bruising encounter with senior MPs on Tuesday as the backlash over the civil service’s...

    20. February 29, 2016

      Brexit paper by Cabinet Office warns of ‘decade of uncertainty’

      A Brexit would lead to a “decade of uncertainty” because of the time it would take for Britain to negotiate new trading...

    21. February 15, 2016

      Cabinet embroiled in battle over Israeli goods boycott

      The British government has found itself at the centre of a battle between Israel and Palestinian campaigners, after...

    22. February 14, 2016

      Civil servants face axe so 30,000 apprenticeships goal can be met

      Whitehall is planning to make more civil servants redundant to make room for trainees as it attempts to meet quotas to...

    23. February 11, 2016

      Pensions spinout criticised over payments backlog

      A flagship government outsourcing deal involving millions of civil service pensions has resulted in chronic backlogs...

    24. February 9, 2016

      MPs rebuke auditors over Kids Company payments

      MPs have delivered a scathing rebuke to the government’s new internal auditors over their scrutiny of payments to Kids...

    25. February 3, 2016

      Tories set their sights on empty council properties

      Councils are to be forced to publish details of their property holdings as part of the Conservatives’ push to make...

    26. January 29, 2016

      Manchester needs cameramen and Twitter experts, says LinkedIn

      Greater Manchester has found a new way to map the skills needed by the region’s companies after scouring through...

    27. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Japan's economy minister Amari resigns

      Japan’s Economy minister Akira Amari has resigned over allegations he accepted a bribe, in the most serious political...

    28. January 27, 2016

      Ministers retreat from move to weaken freedom of information law

      Ministers are retreating from efforts to weaken freedom of information legislation after strong opposition made it...

    29. Fast FT

      January 14, 2016

      Japanese machinery orders plummet 14.4%

      Japanese machinery orders fell 14.4 per cent in November, the biggest slide since May 2014. Machinery orders – a...

    30. January 13, 2016

      Cameron and Corbyn in council estates row

      People who have bought homes on council estates across England through the Right To Buy scheme are set to see them...

    31. January 13, 2016

      Whitehall spending on consultants resumes rise, report shows

      Spending on management consultants in Whitehall is rising again at a time when the civil service has fallen to its...

    32. Fast FT

      January 12, 2016

      Japanese consumer confidence nudges up in December

      Consumers in Japan were a fraction more upbeat at the end of 2015. The consumer confidence index compiled by the...

    33. January 11, 2016

      Cameron outlines council estates reform

      Demolishing and rebuilding London's council estates could create 360,000 extra homes and quadruple property values,...

    34. January 1, 2016

      Councils to sell £129m of land and property

      Councils will sell £129m of land and property in the early stages of what the government hopes will become a much wider...

    35. December 30, 2015

      UK national archives: Oliver Letwin apologises for riot remarks

      Cabinet Office minister Oliver Letwin has apologised “unreservedly” after blaming “bad moral attitudes” in black...

    36. December 30, 2015

      UK national archives: release of thousands of papers delayed

      The annual release of government papers is considerably lighter than usual after the Cabinet Office delayed the release...

    37. December 30, 2015

      UK national archives: Thatcher sought to tone down campaign warning about Aids

      Margaret Thatcher personally intervened to try to tone down what her advisers saw as “distasteful” adverts warning...

    38. December 16, 2015

      Prince Charles receives confidential Cabinet papers

      Prince Charles has regularly received confidential government documents for the past 30 years, a three-year Freedom of...

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