Matthew Partridge talks to Mark Brownridge of the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association about the future for Britain’s small firms in a post-Brexit world.
Central bankers have huge influence on the markets. But their lack of conviction is leaving investors unsure about what to expect, says John Stepek.
George Osborne’s widely trumpeted “march of the makers” a few years ago turned out to be a “gentle stroll”. And an upturn in UK manufacturing output in 2014 faltered, too.
Using a limited company means higher-rate taxpayers can still get full tax relief on mortgage interest, says Emma Lunn.
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank is aiming to snap up Virgin Money. Will the merged firm be more of a threat to the big banks? Alice Gråhns reports.
Theresa May recently announced a major overhaul to the National Planning Policy Framework to “deliver the homes the country needs”. If only it were that simple, says Emily Hohler.
Making the over-65s pay national insurance is a sensible idea, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Promising the young a £10,000 lump sum isn’t.
With house prices down 3.1% in April, the UK housing market is looking weaker than it has for a long time. John Stepek explains why, and asks what’s next.
Labour MP Stephen Kinnock explains why is his preferred option for Brexit is a deal that keeps the UK in the EEA.
The Sainsbury’s-Asda merger was a surprise, but the reasoning behind it is sound, says Matthew Lynn. More are on the way.
Five million TSB customers were locked out of their accounts after the bank botched an IT upgrade. The incident wasn’t the first banking IT fiasco, and it won’t be the last, says Ben Judge.