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Writing ahead of the Budget, the MPs say the tax should be cut now and reformed in the long term.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 12:26 pm
The Treasury Committee says "significant" measures may be needed later to improve public finances.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 9:44 am
The drop reflects tougher foreign investment laws and the effects of Covid-19.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 4:33 am
A report by MPs found the number of people claiming jobless benefits was much higher near the top 20 UK airports.
Posted: March 1, 2021, 12:01 am
Labour's Anneliese Dodds tells the BBC's Andrew Marr there should be no immediate tax rise on businesses.
Posted: February 28, 2021, 11:22 am
The Chancellor says he wants to level with people about the economic challenges ahead.
Posted: February 28, 2021, 11:18 am
The Chancellor says a £5bn grant scheme will offer up to £18,000 per business.
Posted: February 28, 2021, 11:18 am
The BBC looks at the state of the UK economy ahead of the spring Budget.
Posted: February 28, 2021, 1:22 am
The coronavirus aid bill passes despite total Republican opposition, but must now go to the Senate.
Posted: February 27, 2021, 4:18 pm
Homebuyers facing high costs and delays want the tax break to be extended at the Budget.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 11:44 pm
BBC editors Faisal Islam and Simon Jack tell us what Chancellor Rishi Sunak might have in store.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 10:34 am
Rishi Sunak thinks the low-tax zones will boost struggling parts of the UK - but not everyone agrees.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 10:27 am
The Budget - when is it, what does it do and what should we expect to hear from the chancellor?
Posted: February 26, 2021, 9:35 am
The number of people on furlough rises by 700,000 to 4.7 million after fresh lockdown measures imposed.
Posted: February 25, 2021, 4:15 pm
The ex-chancellor says Boris Johnson must "do the right thing", even if it means risking unpopularity.
Posted: February 25, 2021, 2:50 pm
Struggling shops warn they may have to shut if business rates are brought back at the Budget.
Posted: February 25, 2021, 12:01 am
More support for jobs is expected in Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget, but will it be enough?
Posted: February 24, 2021, 12:19 pm
The hair and beauty industry is calling for a cut in VAT to help mend the sector's finances.
Posted: February 24, 2021, 12:18 pm
Campaigners call for Chancellor Rishi Sunak to make system changes including a carbon emissions tax.
Posted: February 24, 2021, 12:01 am
Speaking to Joanna Gosling, the Dragon's Den entrepreneur explains why companies have to get used to a new normal.
Posted: February 23, 2021, 6:08 pm
UK unemployment has risen to 5.1% - its highest level in almost five years, official figures show.
Posted: February 23, 2021, 12:22 pm
Last year saw a record numbers of costly extreme weather events.
Posted: February 19, 2021, 12:02 am
How the pandemic has changed work life for a home-schooling parent and a supermarket manager.
Posted: February 18, 2021, 12:03 am
The UK-EU agreement came into force on 1 January 2021, but what other trade deals has the UK done?
Posted: February 8, 2021, 2:29 pm
The Bank of England tells lenders to prepare for sub-zero rates, so what does this mean for households?
Posted: February 4, 2021, 5:18 pm
North East firms say they have hit hurdles since the Brexit trade agreement came into force.
Posted: February 4, 2021, 12:25 pm
Why have some taxpayers who have lost their income because of the pandemic been left without funding?
Posted: January 27, 2021, 9:40 am
The new US president has called on a team of Ivy League-trained economists and lawyers to "heal" the economy.
Posted: January 27, 2021, 12:28 am
As England and Scotland enter new coronavirus lockdowns, what are the rules about going to work?
Posted: January 19, 2021, 10:24 am
Production is now under way at Cononish in the west of Scotland after decades of setbacks for prospectors.
Posted: December 2, 2020, 12:09 am
The chancellor has been making some claims about pay in the public and private sectors.
Posted: November 26, 2020, 6:26 pm

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Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:35 pm
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:24 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
Corporate insiders at US companies have dumped $5.7 billion of stock this month, the highest in any September in the past decade, according to TrimTabs.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:42 pm
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Posted: September 26, 2018, 3:49 pm
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Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
US companies have piled on a record-setting $6.3 trillion of debt.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:40 am
The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 am
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Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 pm
Liquified natural gas is a fast-growing industry, and China's retaliatory tariffs will hurt.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:05 pm
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Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Premier Li Keqiang said China "will never go down the path of stimulating exports by devaluing its currency."
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:26 am
One in four professional investors are bracing for global growth to slow in the next year, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 5:56 pm
As the US government steps up its trade offensive, business leaders in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing in the future.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:14 pm
Rising interest rates, along with trade wars, have sparked a stampede out of Turkey, Argentina and other emerging markets.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:17 pm
The implosion of Lehman Brothers -- and the mayhem it unleashed -- was the most terrifying moment for business and the US economy since the Great Depression.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:13 pm
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm

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