BRITISH Chambers of Commerce has raised its UK growth projections for this year and 2014, but trimmed its forecast for expansion in 2015 because of an anticipated impact of high personal debt levels on consumer spending.
The bank agrees to pay $100m in the US after an investigation into alleged illegal transactions with Iran, Sudan, Burma and Cuba. 11:40pm UK, Wednesday 11 December 2013.
MPs demand the Treasury sets up a co-ordinated action plan to tackle fraud and error throughout the public sector. 3:54am UK, Thursday 12 December 2013.
UK consumers enjoy cheaper communications services than those in other major European countries and the US, according to an Ofcom study.
A Bank of England rate-setter yesterday said that Threadneedle Street's flagship forward guidance policy was likely to have had little impact on the economy and appeared to clash with Governor Mark Carney over the timing of possible rate rises.