The economic recovery is gaining traction as business investment helps growth broaden, EY’s Item Club said in its latest forecast.
Cumulative local government spend through the G-Cloud framework rose by 10 per cent over the month to the end of May, according to new figures.
Unemployment fell in May but pay growth remained exceptionally weak, potentially easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates.
The broadband rollout plans are not ambitious enough in terms of meeting the needs of small businesses, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has said in its latest report.
An influential business lobby group will today call on the major parties to back a radical reform of business rates in the run up to the next general election.
The government has launched a new cyber security scheme called Cyber Essentials. Under the scheme, organisations can apply for one of two levels of certification: Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus
The first week of the government’s new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund saw £2.61 million given to homeowners, according to industry estimates.
MPs have warned Environment Secretary Owen Paterson that failure to reverse cuts to the flood defence budget could lead to England being badly affected by floods again.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission says in a new report that there should be greater transparency around future government spending reviews in order to ensure that fair decisions are made.
Major agreements between energy companies BP and Shell and Chinese state energy company China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) are among £14 billion worth of trade and investment deals agreed between the two countries.
The government has launched the Growth Vouchers programme to identify the type of advice that most benefits small businesses.
Britain's households spent more and companies increased investment at the fastest pace in a year.
House prices have leapt by 11.1% over the last year in the strongest annual growth seen since June 2007, building society Nationwide has reported.
Prime minister David Cameron has said the government would consider scaling back its Help to Buy scheme in a bid to cool the booming housing market.
Commercial space flights could launch from a UK spaceport as part of range of measures designed to help shape the future of Britain’s growing space industry.
The government has published proposals for better pension management that could deliver substantial annual savings for taxpayers that will build to £660 million a year over 10 years.