London businesses have today called on councils and the government to stop arguing about business rates and get on with handing out the tax relief promised to ratepayers in the Spring Budget.
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Not even 100 days have passed since Theresa May stood outside Number 10 Downing Street and revealed her plan for a snap General Election.
The public, she said, would choose either her “strong and.. City A.M.
Jul.24 -- U.K. Trade Secretary Liam Fox is in the U.S. as Britain seeks a trans-Atlantic trade deal as soon as possible after leaving the European Union. Bloomberg’s Michael McKee and Jill Ward.. Source: Bloomberg Technology -
Theresa May urged senior ministers to show "unity" around the Cabinet table as she told them to keep details of their discussions private. Following a weekend of vicious briefings against Chancellor.. Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -
UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond has said the cabinet is warming to the idea of a ‘phased Brexit’ from the European Union. Hammond, who is considered the voice of a ‘soft’ exit from the bloc,.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Chancellor Philip Hammond has asked officials to look at linking pay awards to the cost of living as he tries to balance demands for higher pay against the need to keep spending under control. MailOnline
The government borrowed more money than expected in June, dealing a blow to chancellor Philip Hammond’s deficit-reduction plans.
Public sector net borrowing in June reached £6.9bn, £2bn higher.. City A.M.
Are the days of austerity numbered?
With the row over public sector pay showing little sign of abating, the chances of Theresa May’s weak government abandoning its unpopular fiscal agenda appear.. City A.M.
Theresa May is planning to hold her own Brexit-focused meeting with chief executives from some of the UK's biggest businesses this week.
The Prime Minister has reportedly invited industry leaders.. City A.M.
City firms will kick off their Brexit contingency plans by the end of the year unless the government agrees a transitional deal with the EU, the head of the UK’s top financial watchdog warned.. City A.M.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has asserted that the UK economy will adjust to the devaluation of sterling.
Answering questions from MPs in the House of Commons today, Hammond said the decline in the.. City A.M.
DEBATE: Regardless of what Philip Hammond may or may not have said, are public sector workers overpaid?
*YES – James Price, campaign manager at the TaxPayers’ Alliance.*
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