Life sciences seek angel investors

MedCity project aims to establish London as medical research hub

Transport more important than devolution

Call for north and Midlands smart cards like London’s Oyster

Mob justice is a dangerous business

Politicians resemble gangsters roaming around extorting money from unpopular individuals

Lloyds says 60,000 new homes needed

Bank launches fund to help housebuilders increase supply

Spanish flu gives pension groups 100-year headache

Epidemic nearly a century ago has left flaws in mortality data, study claims

Cargiant and QPR battle to build homes

Groups focus on capital’s last big undeveloped site

Companies question reliance on graduates

Apprenticeships seen as answer to skills shortages

Public sector cuts worsen low-pay trap

Employers missing chance to increase productivity

Investors weigh Venezuela debt default

Cost of buying insurance against default jumps to five-year highs

Didcot fire cuts UK generating capacity

Damage not expected to affect power supply

Bank of England warns on bankers’ pay

Cunliffe says staff costs may have to fall to reflect shrunken returns

Airports sue RAF Northolt over expansion

London’s military base is moving into civilian business

Business calls for supply chain boost

CBI says weakness holding back industrial investment

Too many international wet Wednesdays

The expansion of some fixtures is starting to discredit football

City watchdog in private warnings blitz

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority issues 62 so far this year

Ireland: one island, two economies

As republic recovers, Belfast’s crisis becomes acute

Revolution in recycling scrapped cars

Cleantech allows almost 100% to be reused or turned into energy

Fintech sector complains at bank conduct

British businesses say growth is being obstructed by lack of finance

US craft beers hit the spot in Britain

American exports to the UK have increased tenfold in past decade

Ex-Miss Malaysia wins right to UK divorce

Laura Ashley chairman and his estranged wife battle over £400m fortune