The government has struck a deal to sell the last mortgage-style student loans on its books for £160 million.

Figures released by CLG show how the Government’s Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme is driving new home building activity.

Westminster City Council has become the first local authority in Europe to install parking bay sensors across its entire road network.

The London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham and Hackey are the most energy efficient local authorities in the UK, according to a new league table.

The Co-operative Bank has announced that it will no longer provide banking services to local authorities in the UK to focus its attention on individual and small to medium sized business customers.

The Chancellor was boosted by figures showing Government borrowing fell by £1billion year-on-year in September.

Small-to-medium sized business confidence has hit a three-year high, according to research by Sage.

New support tool launched to help small firms identify, protect and grow their intellectual property assets

UK business confidence continued to improve this month and reached the highest level since April 2010, according to the latest Business Trends report by accountants and business advisers BDO LLP.

Bids will be considered from private sector firms seeking £1 million or more to get “oven ready” projects off the ground that will create sustainable jobs and boost their local economy.

A new half a million pound pot will help give local businesses a new way to generate extra funds for projects that will help communities to regenerate their own town centres, High Streets Minister Brandon Lewis announced.

The Government has pledged to scrap red tape for setting up business improvement districts that spread across council boundaries.

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