The subject of a Europe-wide financial transactions tax (FTT) emerged once more, as French President Sarkozy and Germanyís Chancellor Merkel met yesterday to discuss the future of the eurozone.
The consumer prices index of inflation (CPI) climbed 0.2% over June to reach 4.4%.
Plumbers have found themselves the centre of HM Revenue & Customsí latest tax clampdown
More than £20 billion was lent to small businesses by the nationís leading banks over the past quarter, putting the figure in-line with the £76bn annual lending target
A loophole that allowed businesses to accelerate capital allowances claims for plant and machinery, thereby obtaining advantageous tax relief, has today been closed
Londonís dilapidated town centres are to be given a £50million investment to fund long-term regeneration works
Rupert Murdochís News Corp empire (NASDAQ: NWS) has shrugged off the phone hacking scandal to post a 45% growth in income
Significant headwinds are preventing the UK and other developed economies from attaining Ďmeaningfulí economic growth
Weak income growth over the past year, coupled with long-term above average inflation, is eroding the spending power of UK residents, with correspondingly deleterious effects on the nationís consumer confidence
Global stock markets edged back from the lows reached yesterday after the US Federal Reserve assured interest rates would be held between 0-1/4% until mid-2013