LONDON: Bank of England (BoE) policymakers broke ranks over interest rates for the first time in three years this month, when two unexpectedly voted to tighten policy and revived speculation about a 2014 rate increase.
A Labour government would give a new energy regulator the power to revoke energy companies' licences to help protect the interests of the public, the party announced today.
A leading oil industry figure has claimed that the Scottish government's predictions for North Sea oil recovery are up to 60% too high.
Britain's growing legion of self-employed workers are older, work harder and are paid less than the rest of the workforce, official analysis has revealed.
A SHORT-life industry group, chaired by Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) chairman Jim McLaren, at the request of Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead, unveiled its Beef 2020 final report yesterday.