George Osborne announced austerity plans for the UK when he took over at the Treasury in 2010. Photograph: Matt Cardy/AFP/Getty Images.
PHOENIX Group said it was hungry for more deals after agreeing to buy French giant Axa's UK investment, pensions and insurance businesses, including SunLife for �375million.
London-listed miner Anglo American has appointed Bruce Cleaver to head its De Beers diamond business amid a restructuring in the wake of a commodity slump.
Under intense questioning from the committee, Vincent de Rivaz, EDF CEO said that 'Hinkley is ready' throughout the session but refused point blank to give an exact date that the final investment decision would be taken by the EDF board.
More than a million additional young adults are projected to be still living with their parents in a decade's time as the housing affordability crisis and economic stress on the young drives a historic shift in residential patterns for British families ...