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  1. September 5, 2014

    Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf to lead child abuse inquiry

    Fiona Woolf, the Lord Mayor of London, will head an independent investigation that will focus on allegations of child sex...

  2. April 23, 2014

    Accountancy and law to drive City jobs growth

    Professional services such as accountancy and law will be the main driver of jobs growth in the City of London during the...

  1. March 21, 2014

    Labour win raises questions on City of London’s independence

    The City of London’s centuries-old independence from party politics has been brought into question after Labour won its...

  2. February 10, 2014

    Henderson counts cost of battle for Smithfield

    A once-in-a-decade planning battle has erupted in the City of London that is pitting two small but influential conservation...

  3. January 22, 2014

    JPMorgan raises alarm over rising euroscepticism in Britain

    JPMorgan has warned that the UK could lose its clout in transatlantic trade and regulatory disputes if it exits the European...

  4. December 17, 2013

    UK financial services industry tax rose to £65bn in 2012/13

    Tax paid by the UK financial services industry rose from £63bn to £65bn last year, equivalent to 11.7 per cent of total tax...

  5. December 13, 2013

    City of London to help fund Crossrail art exhibitions

    A plan to create permanent art exhibitions in Crossrail’s central London stations has come a step closer after the City of...

  6. December 12, 2013

    London needs investment in transport and housing, says Adonis

    London needs investment in bridges, rail routes, hub airport capacity and housing to fuel its economy, according to a policy...

  7. November 22, 2013

    British Institutions: The City of London

    I happened to be standing by the reception desk in the City of London Guildhall when she walked in, tall and striking, in...

  8. November 18, 2013

    London banks quit carbon trading

    At least 10 London banks have scaled back or closed their carbon trading desks amid turmoil in the European emissions...

  9. September 30, 2013

    Fiona Woolf second woman in 800 years to be Lord Mayor of London

    A woman has been elected Lord Mayor of London for only the second time inthe institution’s 800-year history. Fiona Woolf, a...

  10. September 26, 2013

    EU referendum fears tower over City’s future

    As Conservative MPs prepare to make a fresh push to force an early referendum on EU membership, the renewed debate over...

  11. August 13, 2013

    Nosy but nice: how waste bins could have public benefits

    Londoners have become used to a scarcity of rubbish bins since their widescale removal in the 1980s, when the IRA used to...

  12. May 30, 2013

    Workers miss out on bonuses and rises as City of London cuts back

    Fewer City professionals have received bonuses in the past year, the amounts have fallen and only a minority have received...

  13. May 23, 2013

    Mario Draghi in City of London call for ‘more European UK’

    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, tackled the political debate surrounding Britain’s EU membership on...

  14. April 28, 2013

    London promotes social impact fund

    The City of London Corporation has made its first forays into social impact investments, in an effort to catalyse...

  15. March 25, 2013

    London retains financial services crown

    London remains at the top of the league of global financial centres but overseas hubs are closing the gap, research has...

  16. March 22, 2013

    City of London opts to preserve status quo

    The campaign for reform of the City of London Corporation has fallen on deaf ears with voters opting largely to preserve the...

  17. March 17, 2013

    City ward hopefuls face reform calls

    This week’s elections to the City of London Corporation will be the most competitive in living memory, underlining the depth...

  18. February 4, 2013

    Finance supplants flip-flops in seaside town

    A seaside resort in Dorset might not appear the most obvious place for George Osborne to announce a banking crackdown likely...

  19. January 23, 2013

    The City needs its own referendum

    We shall fight them on the beaches, on the landing grounds and at the bar of Edgbaston Golf Club. Ukip, that is. The...

  20. December 20, 2012

    Dick Whittington’s fund reveals assets

    The City of London Corporation has shed new light on a investment fund to which Dick Whittington, the 14th century lord...

  21. December 19, 2012

    Financial services tax take drops

    Corporation tax payments from the financial services sector fell by a quarter in 2011-12 to £5.4bn, as the tax rate fell and...

  22. December 3, 2012

    London mayor hits back at ‘French attack’

    Boris Johnson has launched an offensive against France’s central bank governor, accusing him of a “naked attempt to steal...

  23. November 9, 2012

    New mayor banks on ‘grand readjustment’

    The new head of City of London Corporation will on Saturday don an ermine-trimmed robe and feathered tricorne before...

  24. October 9, 2012

    Oxfam turns investor with Mongolian loan

    British anti-poverty charity Oxfam has made its first venture into corporate finance with a £1m loan to a Mongolian...

  25. September 13, 2012

    Social investment bank in £37m deals

    Big Society Capital, the world’s first social investment bank, will on Thursday announce investments worth £37m as its seeks...

  26. July 13, 2012

    Threat to City’s image as bastion of banking

    The City’s image as a bastion of banking may be under threat as media and telecoms companies move in. But even during the...

  27. June 26, 2012

    City fear over Cameron’s EU demands

    The City of London has raised deep concerns over David Cameron’s strategy in Europe, warning that the prime minister’s...

  28. May 5, 2012

    Winner faces same list of problems

    Boris Johnson will embark on a second term as London mayor in the inauspicious context of a double-dip recession, tightening...

  29. April 18, 2012

    HSBC raises $300m in renminbi bond issue

    HSBC, the international bank, on Wednesday raised Rmb2bn ($300m) in London in the first renminbi bond issue outside China...

  30. April 18, 2012

    Osborne spearheads City push for renminbi market

    London will maintain its pursuit of the international renminbi market on Wednesday when George Osborne launches a City of...

  31. April 15, 2012

    Commissioner seeks funding to reduce cuts

    These are lean times for UK policing and the City of London force, which helps protect the country’s wealthiest financial...

  32. April 10, 2012

    Councils’ pension pool plan wins backing

    Business groups have swung behind proposals from councils to pool pension funds in an effort to cut administration costs and...

  33. April 9, 2012

    London councils in pension shake-up

    London’s councils are in talks to establish a pooled pension fund for the capital in an attempt to reduce administrative...

  34. April 2, 2012

    Angela Knight to step down from BBA

    Angela Knight, the former Tory MP who had the unenviable task of defending the UK’s banking industry during the financial...

  35. March 19, 2012

    London stays top of finance league

    London has retained its position as the leading global financial centre in the face of regulatory upheaval, sluggish...

  36. March 16, 2012

    RBS office accident at centre of £10m suit

    A building-site diesel spill that delayed RBS’s move into new offices has prompted a £10m High Court claim against four...

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    March 8, 2012

    Banks jeopardise recovery, warns Cable

    Vince Cable has warned Britain’s banks that the economic recovery is “being imperilled” by a “yawning mismatch” between...

  38. March 7, 2012

    Banks jeopardise recovery, warns Cable

    Vince Cable has warned Britain’s banks that the economic recovery is “being imperilled” by a “yawning mismatch” between...

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