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Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025 - BBC News

Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025 - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade.
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RBS worst hit in Bank of England stress test - BBC News

RBS worst hit in Bank of England stress test - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
RBS misses key hurdles in Bank of England stress test, forcing it to draw up new capital plans.
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P45's all round, Episode 1, The Last Miners - BBC One

P45's all round, Episode 1, The Last Miners - BBC One | Economics | Scoop.it
With a cupboard full of cleaning products and 7 hoovers, Kev likes to keep things clean!
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Facebook to increase UK employees by 50% in 2017 - BBC News

Facebook to increase UK employees by 50% in 2017 - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Facebook will expand its presence in the UK by 50% when it opens its new London headquarters in 2017.
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Buy-to-let crackdown will 'end the dreams' of middle-class investors 

Buy-to-let crackdown will 'end the dreams' of middle-class investors  | Economics | Scoop.it
Property investors will face tough new mortgage affordability tests from next year which will herald the "
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UK unemployment falls to 11-year low - BBC News

UK unemployment falls to 11-year low - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
UK unemployment falls by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, ONS figures show.
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UK inflation rate fell to 0.9% in October - BBC News

UK inflation rate fell to 0.9% in October - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
The UK's Consumer Prices Index inflation rate fell to 0.9% in October, down from 1% in September.
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Sin taxes on alcohol and tobacco have cost the Treasury more than £31 billion, analysis finds

Sin taxes on alcohol and tobacco have cost the Treasury more than £31 billion, analysis finds | Economics | Scoop.it
Sin taxes on alcohol and tobacco have cost the Treasury more than £
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Warning as household debts spiral to £1.5 trillion - BBC News

Warning as household debts spiral to £1.5 trillion - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
New statistics show household debts have spiralled to £1.5 trillion in the UK for the first time.
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Tesco removes Marmite and other Unilever brands in price row - BBC News

Tesco removes Marmite and other Unilever brands in price row - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Tesco stops listing dozens of household brands, including Marmite and PG Tips, on its website because of a price dispute with its biggest supplier Unilever.
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FTSE 100 hits record high as pound falls further - BBC News

FTSE 100 hits record high as pound falls further - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
The UK's benchmark FTSE 100 share index has gone above its record intra-day high, boosted by further falls in the pound.
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UK productivity back at pre-crisis levels - BBC News

UK productivity back at pre-crisis levels - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Longer hours and more people working have boosted UK economic growth since the financial crisis but lack of productivity growth means wages and living standards have not improved - why?
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FTSE rises above 7,000 as pound falls again - BBC News

FTSE rises above 7,000 as pound falls again - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
London's main share index moves above 7,000 for the first time since May 2015 as sterling falls to a new 31-year low against the dollar.
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Train fares to rise by average of 2.3% - BBC News

Train fares to rise by average of 2.3% - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Train fares in Britain will go up by an average of 2.3% from 2 January, the rail industry announces.
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Government borrowing falls on record October tax take - BBC News

Government borrowing falls on record October tax take - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Monthly government borrowing fell by more than expected to £4.8bn after record tax revenues in October.
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Film industry tax avoiders face multi-million pound bill - BBC News

Film industry tax avoiders face multi-million pound bill - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Investors in a film financing scheme face repaying "multiple millions of pounds" after a court tax ruling.
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Abolish the CAP, let food prices tumble

Imagine there was a Food Tax which had the effect of raising food prices by, say, 17% on average. The tax revenue was collected centrally, and then disbursed to
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Whiplash plans to 'cut car insurance premiums by £40' - BBC News

Whiplash plans to 'cut car insurance premiums by £40' - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Millions of motorists could see their car insurance premiums cut by about £40 as a result of plans to cut compensation for whiplash injuries
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'Treadmill families' going nowhere, says social mobility report - BBC News

'Treadmill families' going nowhere, says social mobility report - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Middle-income as well as low income families are held back by Britain's "deep social mobility problem", the Social Mobility Commission warns.
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Lower benefits cap comes into force - BBC News

Lower benefits cap comes into force - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
A cut in the benefits cap, a limit on the income working age households receive in certain benefits, comes in.
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UK inflation rises to 1.0% in September - BBC News

UK inflation rises to 1.0% in September - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
UK inflation rate rose to 1.0% in September, up from 0.6% in August, according to official figures
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Samsung: Smartphone fires only part of Korean company's woes - BBC News

Samsung: Smartphone fires only part of Korean company's woes - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
Problems for technology giant Samsung may go beyond a smart-phone that catches fire, as the BBC's Stephen Evans explains.
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Flash crash sees the pound gyrate in Asian trading - BBC News

Flash crash sees the pound gyrate in Asian trading - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
The pound fell dramatically against the dollar in Asian trading, with computerised trading being blamed for the plunge.
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FTSE 100 on track for record closing high as sterling falls - BBC News

FTSE 100 on track for record closing high as sterling falls - BBC News | Economics | Scoop.it
The FTSE 100 share index rises above 7,100 points for the first time since April 2015, while sterling falls to a 31-year low against the dollar.
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