Service sector surveys indicate sluggish growth, says Markit

Service sector surveys indicate sluggish growth, says Markit..

Emily Kelly 03-Aug, 10:20 23 BBC

The UK economy looks to be on course for "steady but sluggish" growth in the third quarter, surveys indicate. But service sector firms'...


Car insurance market 'dysfunctional'

Car insurance market 'dysfunctional'..

Diego Ross 03-Aug, 03:51 24 BBC

The car insurance market is "dysfunctional" and does not reward loyal customers, says the chief executive of Aviva, Mark Wilson. He said...


'No rate rise' predicts former MPC member

'No rate rise' predicts former MPC member..

William Jacobson 03-Aug, 02:24 25 BBC

A former member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Adam Posen, has predicted that the Bank of England will not change interest rates today. ...


Savers 'rush' to open cash Lifetime Isas

Savers 'rush' to open cash Lifetime Isas..

01-Aug, 10:00 29 BBC

As many as 28,000 savers have opened Lifetime Isas with the only provider offering a cash version of the product. The Skipton Building...


Serena Williams rallies black women for equal pay

Serena Williams rallies black women for equal pay..

Olivia Rogers 01-Aug, 10:00 24 BBC

Top tennis star Serena Williams has called on black women to step up their demands for equal pay. Writing in Fortune magazine, the world's...


Shortage of homes keeping prices high, says Nationwide

Shortage of homes keeping prices high, says Nationwide..

William Jacobson 01-Aug, 04:42 23 BBC

The shortage of homes coming on to the market is helping to keep house prices high, the Nationwide has reported. The building society said...


Eurozone unemployment rate falls to 9.1%

Eurozone unemployment rate falls to 9.1%..

Michael Adamson 31-Jul, 05:30 29 BBC

The unemployment rate in the eurozone has fallen to its lowest since February 2009, according to the latest official figures. The rate...


The tax trick

The tax trick..

Joseph Williams 30-Jul, 19:30 27 BBC

Would you like to pay less tax? Make a sandwich: specifically, a "double Irish, Dutch sandwich". Suppose you're American. You set up a...


Tax payment deadline is looming

Tax payment deadline is looming..

Ella Flores 28-Jul, 17:30 27 BBC

Taxpayers are being urged not to overlook a looming payment deadline owing to summer holidays, otherwise they face a fine. Nearly five...


US second-quarter growth rises to 2.6%

US second-quarter growth rises to 2.6%..

Cole Becker 28-Jul, 09:20 29 BBC

The US economy gathered speed in the second quarter of the year, growing at an annualised pace of 2.6%. The pick-up was helped by consumer...


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