Wages in Britain have been low for a long time. But they’re finally on the rise. That’s good for workers, good for productivity and good for our public finances.
The government wants to raise taxes to help retailers. Alex Rankine reports.
When it comes to taxation, our approach resembles our geography: we are somewhere between Europe and the US, and this chart shows.
Stagnation or a gentle decline in house prices is the best-case scenario for the property market. John Stepek explains why, and looks at whether we’re likely to get it.
The Edinburgh Fringe may be a barrel of laughs, but the economics of putting on a show is serious business. Fringe performer Dominic Frisby counts the pennies.
There’s talk of chaos and the need to stockpile food and medicines – but what would really happen if Britain crashes out of the EU without a trade deal? Simon Wilson reports.
An alarming report warns that climate change threatens mankind’s existence. Emily Hohler reports.
Britain’s big drug companies lead the world, but they are stagnating, says Matthew Lynn. Time for a shake-up.
Interest rates may have risen, but they’re still lower than at virtually any time in history. The only way is up, says John Stepek. Here’s what that means for you.
The EU’s chief negotiator has rejected May’s plans. A fudge is on the cards. Emily Hohler reports.
New rules to give workers a say sound sensible, says Matthew Lynn. But public companies are already overburdened.