PM cracks down on EU migrant benefits

Strategy eschews cap or quotas on numbers of immigrants

Chancellor hints at orchestra tax break

The news marks a bright note for struggling sector

Inspection finds ‘mixed picture’ at SFO

Agency no longer has serious problems but ‘could do better’

Cameron faces hard grind over immigration

UK prime minister must convince the public, Tory party and EU

Q&A: What Cameron wants on EU migration

UK prime minister’s demands are tall order for Brussels

Jump in Eastern Europeans registering for NI

Support groups help Romanians and Bulgarians gain official papers

London, England - April 25, 2011: A HM Revenue & Customs sign incised into the stone wall outside their offices in Whitehall, City of Westminster, London. HMRC (as HM Revenue & Customs is usually known) was formed in 2005 by merging the Inland Revenue with Her Majesty's Customs & Excise and is a non-ministerial Government department. The headquarters are at 100 Parliament Street, Whitehall, opposite to Parliament Square.

Greatest pitfalls avoided, say economists

Experts offer conditional support for Smith tax proposals

Mitchell faces £3m bill for ‘Plebgate’ case

Tory former minister ‘bitterly disappointed’ by court decision

Could devolution deal save the union?

Some say Smith agreement will help pave way to separation

PM seeks ‘English votes for English laws’

Proposals to curb Scottish MPs’ power at Westminster

Farage trails in struggle to win seat

Opinion poll shows Tories are five points ahead of Ukip leader

Cameron caves in to reality

The prime minister experiences a spasm of common sense

More employers trying to dump UK pensions

Pension Protection Fund says number of companies attempting to dodge obligations to staff is rising

Ofgem takes action to cut energy bills

UK power companies face tougher than expected price targets

UK’s pro-EU business lobby chief quits

Alisdair McIntosh to leave post at BNE after less than a year

Scottish tax plans worry business groups

Devolution deal seen as posing extra burden on companies

UK should not leave EU over immigration

Hard-working, ambitious people speaking a multitude of languages should surely be welcome

Westminster cuts purse strings to Scotland

Scottish nationalists should accept Smith commission proposals

Widows’ annuity tax expected to be axed

George Osborne likely to bring payments in line with ‘death tax’ shake-up

Revenue projections boost Crossrail 2

Study finds half of £27.5bn cost could be met by fares and tax