Data from 23,000 firms suggest services sector grew strongly in July. Photograph: Felix Clay for the Guardian. Katie Allen and Angela Monaghan.
People in their early 30s are half as wealthy as those now in their 40s were at the same age, a report finds. Today's 30-something generation has missed out on house price increases and better pensions, according to research by the Institute for Fiscal ...
Sept 30 Britain's energy regulator Ofgem said on Friday it has granted National Grid consent to transfer its gas transportation license to its new subsidiary National Grid Gas Distribution Limited (NGGD), which is set for sale.
Homes costing more than �1m accounted for more than a third of the �7.3bn paid in stamp duty last year, after reforms increased the tax on expensive properties.
BT has condemned "excessive" new business rates, which it says will push up the cost of broadband services. The charges start from 1 April 2017 and will increase BT's annual valuation fourfold, from �165m to �743m.