You certainly can’t fault Christopher Nolan for his ambition. He’s put together sequences of snow-suited espionage within a character’s multi-tiered subconscious. He’s dispatched heroes back and forth
Shoppers put the brakes on spending last month amid concerns over the potential for higher interest rates, a retail industry report suggests. The latest retail sales index from the British Retail Consortium
City watchdog to set out details of an industry consultation which will lead to a cap being in place by the start of next year The financial regulator is preparing to impose a cap on the excessive levels
Smart playlist curation is suddenly worth a lot of money Google announced today that it's acquiring the streaming-music service Songza for an undisclosed sum. Over the coming months it will be integrating
Treasury Select Committee says Treasury calculations of potential income are "inherently extremely uncertain" George Osborne's plans to raise billions of pounds from a clampdown on tax avoidance face uncertainty"
BCC upgrades its forecasts for growth to 2.8pc this year and 2.5pc next year Britain's strengthening recovery will see the economy surpass its pre-crisis peak earlier than expected, according to two leading
In the United States, the share of total pre-tax income accruing to the top 1% has more than doubled, from less than 10% in the 1970s to over 20% today (pdf). A similar pattern is true of other English-speaking
Virgin chief confesses to love affair with his Caribbean home Sir Richard Branson admitted yesterday he had been a tax exile for seven years but denied the move had been influenced by money, rather a affair
Nearly half of all small businesses applying for a loan recently have been turned away by their bank, despite the Bank of England providing billions of pounds to lenders to encourage them to support SMEs.
Microsoft is to acquire Nokia's mobile phone business in a €5.44bn (£4.61bn) deal which will see the Finnish company's chief executive Stephen Elop join the software giant. The deal gives Microsoft access
The world’s largest coffeehouse chain regularly launches products before they’re perfect. Why does such a risky approach to innovation work so well? In late March, as Starbucks was preparing to introduce
Stephen Hester is to step down as chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland following intervention from the Treasury. Mr Hester, who has run RBS since the height of the financial crisis in November