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    1. FT Data

      October 28, 2014

      Where do you fit on the UK’s wealth ladder?

      Are you a wealth accumulator, making good progress or burdened by debt? New research from think-tank the Smith Institute...

    2. January 4, 2014

      Swinson admits cultural shift still needed on paternity leave

      Plans to allow working fathers more time off to care for babies will have little impact without a huge cultural shift in...

    1. November 18, 2013

      London living

      Contrary to popular legend, the streets of London are not paved with gold. The relentless influx of people and money into...

    2. November 18, 2013

      London needs higher minimum wage, says report

      London should have a higher minimum wage than the rest of the country, according to research that suggests raising the...

    3. March 12, 2013

      Lobbyists beef up links with Labour

      Lobbying companies are scrambling to hire former Labour figures as the business world wakes up to the possibility that the...

    4. November 28, 2011

      A pep talk for Osborne: there is one way left to boost growth

      The run-up to an autumn statement is a stressful time for the Treasury machine. Despite the best efforts of its mandarins to...

    5. October 16, 2011

      Treasury launches probe into crisis response

      The Treasury is seeking to learn lessons from its stuttering initial response to the financial crisis in an internal review...

    6. March 7, 2011

      Study calls for Treasury culture shake-up

      Cutting the deficit and reforming the public services in the years ahead will “test the Treasury to its core”, according to...

    7. October 4, 2010

      Toughening up on cuts might not reduce the deficit

      From Ms Ann Pettifor and Emeritus Prof Victoria Chick. Sir, Kitty Ussher (“Miliband must toughen up on cuts”, Comment,...

    8. FT Alphaville

      September 29, 2010

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis  and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Currencies clash in new age of beggar-my-neighbour...

    9. September 28, 2010

      Miliband must toughen up on cuts

      As Ed Miliband stood up to give his first speech as Labour’s leader, he faced a dilemma. He is under pressure from many...

    10. July 1, 2010

      The Tories are taking too big a risk with growth

      The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has no legal basis, no forecasting history, borrowed staff and sketchy...

    11. June 24, 2010

      Consultants all

      Former government ministers with clearance for new jobs in business since the May election are, so far, relatively...

    12. June 18, 2009

      Treasury minister resigns over expenses

      Gordon Brown suffered the loss of a minister to expenses allegations last night when Kitty Ussher, a junior Treasury...

    13. June 17, 2009

      Treasury minister quits over expenses

      Gordon Brown has suffered the loss of a minister to expense allegations after Kitty Ussher, a junior Treasury minister, quit...

    14. December 21, 2008

      MPs condemn plan for loans to poor

      Ministers were forced into an embarrassing U-turn on Sunday after contentious proposals to charge interest on emergency...

    15. Westminster Blog

      October 3, 2008

      Newsflash: Paul Myners to be City minister

      City heavy hitter Paul Myners is replacing Kitty Ussher as City minister. Myners, chairman of Guardian Media Group and chair...

    16. September 26, 2008

      Spat over apparent Tory gaffe

      The Tories were last night embroiled in a row with Labour after a shadow cabinet member was accused of suggesting the...

    17. September 23, 2008

      Plaudits from all sides for speech

      Gordon Brown arrived in Manchester amid predictions he would be attending his own political funeral. In the event, the prime...

    18. September 22, 2008

      Government insists it is pro-business

      Labour remains a "probusiness government" in spite of its new-found rhetorical aversion to City greed, Gordon Brown said...

    19. July 23, 2008

      Banks should pay upfront into emergency failure fund, says King

      Banks should pay up front to build a multi-billion pound fund that would help compensate depositors quickly when an...

    20. July 22, 2008

      King seeks emergency failure fund

      Banks should pay upfront to build a multi-billion pound fund that would help compensate depositors quickly when an...

    21. July 14, 2008

      City chiefs plot rights issues shake-up

      Banks, fund managers and politicians are to meet today to talk through some of the flaws and inefficiencies of the...

    22. July 7, 2008

      Tory tax pledge to 'share pain' of fuel rises

      Fuel duty would rise and fall in step with global oil prices under a radical proposal put forward by the Conservatives...

    23. July 6, 2008

      Tory plan to ‘share pain’ of fuel rises

      Fuel duty would rise and fall in step with global oil prices under a radical proposal put forward by the Conservatives. But...

    24. July 3, 2008

      City fears on migrant points given a hearing

      City leaders have welcomed a government pledge to work with them on ironing out problems with the new points-based system...

    25. July 3, 2008

      City fears over migrant points given a hearing

      City leaders have welcomed a government pledge to work with them on ironing out problems with the new points-based system...

    26. June 27, 2008

      City leaders to attend migrants summit

      City leaders are to hold an immigration summit with ministers next week amid fears that a new points-based system for...

    27. June 27, 2008

      Employers to press UK ministers on migrant rules

      Leading members of London's financial services industry are to meet government ministers next week amid fears that new...

    28. June 26, 2008

      Employers press UK ministers on migrants

      Leading members of London’s financial services industry are to meet government ministers next week amid fears that new...

    29. June 10, 2008

      City fears soothed on executive pay

      Britain will lead the fight against growing European calls for a crackdown on executive pay and bonuses, Kitty Ussher, the...

    30. June 10, 2008

      UK vows to resist call for top pay curbs

      Britain will lead the fight against growing European calls for a crackdown on executive pay and bonuses, Kitty Ussher, UK...

    31. June 9, 2008

      City fears soothed on executive pay

      Britain will lead the fight against growing European calls for a crackdown on executive pay and bonuses, Kitty Ussher, the...

    32. May 23, 2008

      Revenue IT error delays poor families' payments

      Revenue & Customs has suffered another computer glitch, leaving up to 100,000 low-income families awaiting payments, it...

    33. May 22, 2008

      Revenue IT error delays family payments

      HM Revenue & Customs has suffered another computer glitch, leaving up to 100,000 low-income families awaiting payments, it...

    34. May 19, 2008

      Britain to press ahead with Islamic bond

      Britain will announce its determination to launch the first Islamic bonds by a western government, in the clearest sign yet...

    35. May 19, 2008

      UK poised to become first western country to issue Islamic bonds

      Britain will announce today its determination to launch the first Islamic bonds by a western government, in the clearest...

    36. May 15, 2008

      City soothed on fears of talent bar

      The new points-based immigration system will not hinder Britain's financial services sector from attracting "the most...

    37. FT Alphaville

      December 5, 2007

      Another day, another Chinese investment fund -- and Britain can't wait

      Inspired, perhaps, by Beijing’s ambitious investment schemes, Shanghai’s city government is setting up a financial...

    38. December 5, 2007

      Britain 'open to business' from sovereign wealth funds

      The head of China's sovereign wealth fund will be told next week that his $200bn (£97bn) business is welcome in London,...

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