Large accounting firms have avoided a crackdown on advising companies and individuals with a history of breaking tax rules bidding for government contracts.
David Cameron came to power in 2010 promising: "I want us to be the first government in modern history to leave office having reduced the overall burden of regulation, rather than increasing it
Despite the fluctuating economy, there are now a record number of businesses trading in the private sector in the UK.
While some commentators characterise David Cameron’s Cabinet reshuffle as a kick in the teeth for his Lib Dem coalition partners, accountant-ministers fared little better.
A fall in corporation tax receipts has been blamed for a surprise increase in government borrowing in July, reports Nick Huber.
I think we know what happens when a government sets targets for a department or agency and cuts their resources at the same time, exhorting them to be meaner and leaner, explains Simon Sweetman
The government will fight against a Court of Appeal decision that its cutting of solar panel subsidies was unlawful.
Business secretary Vince Cable has unveiled government plans to curb executive pay and address what is “a clear market failing”.