A new review provides ammunition for both sides. Matthew Partridge reports.
Modern capitalism was supposed to deliver productivity gains, efficiency and unimagined wealth for all. Why then are so many of us labouring away at pointless work? Stuart Watkins reports.
The concentration of market power in the hands of a few big companies worried Adam Smith. It should worry us too, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it is fixable.
Sometimes business leaders deserve their fat pay packets, says Matthew Lynn. Countrywide is a case in point.
The Genoa bridge disaster holds lessons for the whole EU. Emily Hohler reports.
For better or for worse, we need our financial industry, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
British riders are dominating the Tour de France again. Could the publicity, along with advances in electric bikes, encourage us to swap four wheels for two? Frédéric Guirinec looks at the best ways to invest.
Matthew Partridge looks at who is most likely to take over presenting duties when David Dimbleby steps down from the current-affairs programme.
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.