The Government has pledged £24 billion to add 900 extra lane miles of road capacity to England's highway network by 2021.

New legislation will force banks to refer customers to new wave of challenger banks and alternative lenders

The Government must do more to support companies developing products for the £3.4 trillion international market in low carbon goods and services, MPs have urged.

The economic recovery is gaining traction as business investment helps growth broaden, EY’s Item Club said in its latest forecast.

Cumulative local government spend through the G-Cloud framework rose by 10 per cent over the month to the end of May, according to new figures.

Unemployment fell in May but pay growth remained exceptionally weak, potentially easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates.

The broadband rollout plans are not ambitious enough in terms of meeting the needs of small businesses, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has said in its latest report.

An influential business lobby group will today call on the major parties to back a radical reform of business rates in the run up to the next general election.

The government has launched a new cyber security scheme called Cyber Essentials. Under the scheme, organisations can apply for one of two levels of certification: Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus

The first week of the government’s new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund saw £2.61 million given to homeowners, according to industry estimates.

MPs have warned Environment Secretary Owen Paterson that failure to reverse cuts to the flood defence budget could lead to England being badly affected by floods again.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission says in a new report that there should be greater transparency around future government spending reviews in order to ensure that fair decisions are made.


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