The UK economy hit a growth rate of 2.6% last year, the highest since 2007, revealed official data released by Office for National Statistics (ONS). In 2013, the UK had recorded a growth of 1.7%.
The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have announced a further £1bn to invest in local economies to expand the Growth Deals struck last year.
Councils face a six per cent cut in spending power next year once ring-fenced funds and pooled resources are excluded from the Local Government Finance Settlement, an analysis by CIPFA has found.
Almost £10 million will be given to local authorities and to national activity to boost the number of people registering to vote around the country.
Sole traders are at the forefront of UK business growth, with almost 200,000 starting up last year, according to government figures published.
The agreement between EE, Three, Vodafone, O2 and the government sees networks required to hit 90 percent geographic coverage by 2017.
The Mayor of London has launched a fund to finance budding tech start-ups across the capital, with an initial investment of £25m
Chancellor George Osborne has made his 2014 Autumn Statement in which he announced the introduction of new policies and new growth and borrowing forecasts.
British businesses are more confident than their rivals in other major economies despite clouds gathering over the global economy, according to a report.
Creating Britain’s answer to Google or Apple demands policies that focus less on “start-ups” and more on midsized “scale-ups”, says Sherry Coutu, author of a government commissioned report released on Monday.
David Cameron has promised the biggest programme of road-building since the 1970s to deal with around 100 of the worst "pinch points" on England's roads.
The government is calling on the events industry to help develop a strategy that will make the UK the number one destination for the international business events market.
The UK government has said it is pushing ahead with its plans to improve access to alternative financing for small businesses that have been rejected by the main high street banks.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced plans to provide free public Wi-Fi hotspots in more than 1,000 public buildings across the UK as part of its Super-Connected Cities programme.
Government borrowing in the United Kingdom increased by £1.6 billion in September to £11.8 billion compared to September 2013. Analysts had predicted there would be no rise.
The first nine months of 2014 have been the best for car manufacturing for six years despite a slight dip in production last month.