What business wants from the UK election

FTSE 100 chiefs give views on parties and policies

Hats are making a comeback in the city. 27/3/15. Choppin and Lodge. Bank. Tania Fraser (brown hair) and Tamara Williams (blonde) Co founders of The City Milliner. Richard Wainwright (blue tie) and Altay Erol (Brown tie) Tailors.

Capital idea from the bespoke past

Two milliners want to reivive the City’s flair for headwear

Picture by Jon Super for The Financial Times newspaper. Pic for article by Andy Bounds. Picture shows Professor Colin Bailey with a Graphene light bulb at the National Graphene Institute in Manchester , England, Thursday March 26, 2015. (Photo/Jon Super 07974 356-333)
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Lightbulb moment as graphene goes live

Coating of material on light filament cuts energy use by 10%

Google loses bid to block UK lawsuits

Appeal court upholds decision to let users bring claims in Britain

BoE deputy says deflation risk contained

Bank ‘watchful’ as below target inflation likely in years ahead

Muslims gain first national radio station

DAB listeners to enjoy more options

Chart that tells a story — savings

Personal tax-free savings allowance will benefit the well-off

Business fears SNP-Labour ‘nightmare’

‘Nationalist and separatist agenda . . . would be a concern’

MPs rebuke ‘dysfunctional’ City regulator

Watchdog pressed to undertake independent health check

Tax pledges fraught with political hazards

Commitments limit options for chancellors seeking revenue

Black cab makers hail next generation

Taxi will be electric, made of aluminium and built in Coventry

Karmic payback for a crisis-hit UK city

Birmingham had a spring in its step before HSBC decided to move there, writes Jonathan Guthrie

FCA criticised over pensions rules delay

‘Remedies’ to pensions market feared to arrive months after regulator’s overhaul of sector

Corporate democracy, Guardian-style

Letting staff vote on their new boss is high risk, high return

Subsea cable to bring Norway power to UK

Link stretching 730km across North Sea to open by 2021

BoE warns on financial stability threats

Regulators to assess liquidity risks and contingency plans

UK retail sales rise as prices fall

Sharp drop in inflation prompts Britons to spend more

JLR invests £400m in Midlands car plant

Taxi maker Geely also confirms £250m expansion

Website to compare current accounts

Service will analyse transactions, costs and benefits

Drugs groups unite to mine genetic data

Groups to join 100,000 Genomes Project