Railway management in England is set for a major overhaul, promises Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.
Stricter rules for firms offering financial spread betting products are proposed by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Theresa May says she is “ambitious” about the deal the UK will strike when leaving the EU.
Bank of England governor urges policymakers to do more to share out the gains from global trade and technology
The governor of the Bank of England has issued a rallying cry to policymakers across advanced economies to tackle the causes of a growing sense of “isolation and detachment” among people who feel left behind by globalisation.
Warning that the UK was suffering its “first lost decade since the 1860s”, Mark Carney said that one of the reasons for the Brexit vote was a sense among people that they had lost control of their futures.
Markit forecasts economy will grow by 0.5% in final quarter as Barclaycard finds consumer spending is still rising
The UK economy is on course for a solid finish to the year after activity in the services sector picked up and consumer spending continued to rise last month. But there were fresh signs of concern about inflation as the weak pound raises the cost of fuel and other imports.
A closely watched survey of firms in Britain’s dominant services sector, which spans banking to hotels, showed they enjoyed the fastest growth since January as they continued to recover from a short, sharp downturn following the Brexit vote. The Markit/CIPS UK services PMI [pdf] report chimed with other indicators suggesting businesses and consumers have shrugged off the referendum result for now.