Debate rages over who speaks for business

CBI fights back after ministerial rebuke for EU enthusiasm

Budget: Osborne’s £15bn wiggle room

Chancellor tipped to smooth reductions in public spending

Close Brothers turns grants to SME loans

Merchant bank has generated more than £195m worth of loans

Osborne wants tax cuts not higher wages

Critics argue state spending too much on topping up incomes

HMRC cracks show after 10 years of woes

Tax authority fears effect of £80m extra spending cuts

Package holidays retain long-term appeal

Tourism deals with operator bearing risks regain popularity

UK protected deposit cap cut to £75,000

Reduction of £10,000 caused by weakening value of the euro

N Ireland assembly in £7m payment probe

Claims made over sale of ­property assets by Irish ‘bad bank’

Treasury considers pension tax shake-up

Providers alarmed at call to end upfront relief on contributions

Jonathan McHugh illustration
©Jonathan McHugh

History and the Heathrow expansion

History shows that UK eventually builds the infrastructure it needs, writes Andrew Adonis

Made-for-TV cricket plan upset counties

ECB idea of copying Australian and Indian format sparks fears of revenue loss

Ordnance Survey maps out new path

The 224-year-old agency that draws and sells the maps has part privatised

It is only natural to benefit from benefits

Britain’s welfare state is not as bloated as some say

Services data rebound boosts growth hopes

Survey shows rise of two points after last month’s dip

EE fined £1m over handling of complaints

Watchdog says telecoms group did not provide accurate information

Gene therapy offers cystic fibrosis hope

Positive results achieved in treating people with killer disease

Zen and the art of finance market scrutiny

Huge database helps regulator keep watch for malpractice

Downgrade feared for UK export body

Job cuts expected at UKTI as roles spun out to other departments

Cameron steps up UK’s fight against Isis

Lifting parliament’s prohibition on missions over Syria is justified

Complaints soar over data abuse

Information commissioner says nuisance calls from companies ‘making lives a misery’


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