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  1. July 23, 2014

    Businesses flout law on paying interns for ‘valuable tasks’

    Many businesses still insist that interns work for free, even though they may be in breach of employment law, according to a...

  2. Off Message

    July 3, 2014

    Are pollsters exaggerating the Yes vote in Scotland?

    “Why do opinion polls in Scotland vary so much?” asks Peter Kellner. It is an important question. An answer would give us a...

  1. June 6, 2014

    Employers set to face wave of flexible-work requests

    Employers could face a surge of requests from staff for flexible working arrangements when new legislation comes into force...

  2. May 23, 2014

    Vote points to hung parliament in 2015

    Projections from Thursday’s local elections point to a hung parliament in Britain’s 2015 general election with Labour as the...

  3. May 13, 2014

    Under quarter outside London believe capital aids local economy

    Fewer than a quarter of people living outside London believe the capital benefits their local economy, though most...

  4. May 12, 2014

    Financial services failing to woo young recruits

    Fewer than one in 10 young people are interested in working in financial services, with many seeing it as “boring” or “full...

  5. Westminster Blog

    May 9, 2014

    Could a Ukip victory send Scotland independent?

    Nigel Farage in Scotland last year Nigel Farage is in Edinburgh today, trying to improve his party’s reputation north of the...

  6. May 6, 2014

    Majority opposes fracking without residents’ approval

    Plans to allow fracking companies to drill deep under people’s homes without residents’ permission are opposed by...

  7. May 2, 2014

    Young women shun careers in financial sector, study finds

    Only one in three young women would consider working in the “male-dominated” financial world, underlining the industry’s...

  8. April 23, 2014

    Labour holds off Ukip in European poll race

    Labour is still on track to win next month’s European elections despite a surge of support for Ukip, the maverick...

  9. April 15, 2014

    Defenders of union come under fire over tactics

    Philip Hammond, defence secretary, on Tuesday concluded two weeks of heavy pounding by the British military on Alex Salmond,...

  10. March 31, 2014

    Ukip will win most votes in European elections says pollster

    The UK Independence Party is likely to win most votes at the European elections, a leading pollster predicted. Nigel Farage,...

  11. March 31, 2014

    Daily Telegraph hires City AM’s Allister Heath

    Allister Heath, editor of London’s free business newspaper City A.M., is leaving to become deputy editor of the Daily...

  12. Westminster Blog

    March 26, 2014

    LIVE: Clegg vs Farage - The Europe debate

    With two months to go until the European elections, the leaders of the Liberal Democrats and the UK Independence Party went...

  13. March 23, 2014

    Labour party gets behind flexible UK pensions

    Labour has belatedly swung its weight behind government plans to overhaul pensions, several days after shadow chancellor Ed...

  14. January 16, 2014

    Clegg defends pro-EU stance despite threat of poll wipeout

    Nick Clegg on Thursday defended the Lib Dems’ pro-EU position even as a new poll suggested the party could be facing a...

  15. December 1, 2013

    Consumers more wary of sharing data, finds poll

    British consumers are increasingly wary of giving companies access to their personal information, suggesting that the...

  16. October 24, 2013

    UK public expects higher inflation

    Rising UK energy prices have caused a surge in the public’s inflation expectations, putting pressure on the Bank of England...

  17. September 6, 2013

    UK executives fail on simple GCSE statistics problem

    Britain’s most senior employees have low levels of statistical literacy and lack confidence in handling numbers, according...

  18. Westminster Blog

    September 4, 2013

    More poll blues for Miliband

    This weekend, a YouGov poll for the Sunday Times showed Labour with a 10-point lead over the Tories. After a bruising summer...

  19. September 3, 2013

    Germans hostile to further transfer of funds to eurozone, says poll

    German voters say they are hostile to any further transfers of funds within the eurozone, according to a new survey...

  20. August 11, 2013

    Recovery will be central to Tory re-election campaign

    The world may have moved on since 1997. But the Tory strategy at the next general election will have a sense of déjà vu....

  21. August 9, 2013

    A Sam Cam for 7th Avenue?

    In the never-ending hoo-ha around New York mayoral candidate and disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, I have been...

  22. August 4, 2013

    Labour to attack fall in UK living standards

    Labour will on Monday launch an attack on the coalition over falling living standards in Britain as the party leadership...

  23. July 2, 2013

    UK’s appeal as a manufacturing destination grows

    A third of manufacturers using overseas suppliers expect to buy more British-made components over the next few years, a...

  24. June 26, 2013

    Osborne sharpens his election weaponry

    It was officially billed as a statement on the “spending round 2013”; it sounded more like a party conference speech. This...

  25. June 2, 2013

    Ed Balls pledges Labour will show fiscal discipline

    Ed Balls, shadow chancellor, will try to boost Labour’s poor ratings on the economy on Monday with a promise to show “iron...

  26. May 28, 2013

    Young jobless fuel growth in UK start-ups

    The rising tide of unemployment among young people is pushing record numbers to consider setting up business on their own,...

  27. Westminster Blog

    April 4, 2013

    The English want benefit cuts, the Scottish less so

    I was interested to read the piece by Alex Massie in this morning’s Scotsman, in which he argued: Scots may take an even...

  28. March 27, 2013

    Mandelson attacks EU referendum move

    Peter Mandelson, Labour former business secretary, has said Ed Miliband would be “clinically insane” to offer at the next...

  29. March 10, 2013

    Active ownership offers win-win strategy

    On March 12, fund managers, asset owners and politicians will meet in the UK parliament to mark “Ownership Day”, a day...

  30. January 29, 2013

    Tories reach out to key groups and minorities

    Downing Street has been quick to row back on reports that David Cameron was going to ask companies to publish data on the...

  31. January 18, 2013

    Private investors in no rush to rotate

    For all the talk of a “great rotation” from bonds into shares, there is relatively little hard evidence that private...

  32. January 7, 2013

    Clegg to host weekly radio phone-in

    Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister, will hold a weekly radio phone-in to try to reconnect with voters who have drifted away...

  33. FT Data

    January 4, 2013

    The great class divide: support for welfare benefits

    The TUC’s poll on public support for the government’s changes to the benefit system is picking up some media coverage today....

  34. November 8, 2012

    Adzuna makes data app for Prime Minister

    Adzuna, a web search start-up based in south London, is providing up-to-the minute data on information such as jobs,...

  35. Material World

    October 26, 2012

    VeryFirstTos: the all new recession-busting consumers

    Good golly Miss Molly: there’s a whole new untapped consumer segment out there itching to spend money. Such is the basis,...

  36. October 15, 2012

    Social media boosts YouGov

    Polling company YouGov has reaped the benefits from an increased focus on social media, reporting a jump in sales in its...

  37. September 23, 2012

    Use pension to get mortgage, says Clegg

    Parents in work should be able to use pension savings to help their children buy a first property, according to proposals...

  38. September 21, 2012

    Clegg insists he has stomach for fight

    Nick Clegg insists he is determined to lead the Liberal Democrats into the next election, declaring that he is more...

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