George Osborne holding a pound

Want growth? Osborne must ask BofE to drop government debt

Wed 13 Jun, AT 07:31
Richard Ehrman

If the Bank wrote off its government bonds, UK debt would instantly fall by a third - and nobody would lose out

Bank of England

Double-dip recession deepens as GDP is revised downwards

One-Minute Read
Thu 24 May, AT 14:58

Britain's recession worse than originally feared as revised figures reveal bigger economic decline


The Greek run on banks - disorderly exit is next

Opinion digest
Thu 17 May, AT 12:07

Opinion digest: the Greek crisis, Tory recession blame game, and social mobility

UK growth forecast cut – but are Mervyn King's figures optimistic?

First Reaction
Wed 16 May, AT 14:13

Bank of England governor warns of ‘storm' coming from eurozone, but former colleague thinks he's being hopeful

Bank of England

Bank of England holds interest rates and quantitative easing

One-Minute Read
Thu 10 May, AT 15:25

High inflation deters Bank from printing more money as rates are kept at 0.5%

Spain bails out Bankia as financial crisis deepens

One-Minute Read
Thu 10 May, AT 11:22

Bank receives capital injection from Madrid in attempt to stabilize collapsing system

Four things Osborne could do to help Britain return to growth

Thu 26 Apr, AT 08:35
Richard Ehrman

We badly need new ideas, but when it comes to promoting growth the coalition has been hopelessly inconsistent

Mervyn King warns of 'vested interests' defending their profits

First Reaction
Thu 3 May, AT 09:37

Bank of England governor renews calls for reform to banks despite resistance from City

Bank of England

Double-dip recession or not? Blanchflower slams Coalition 'spin'

First Post
Mon 30 Apr, AT 12:03

Coalition cheerleaders have been questioning accuracy of figures that show UK is in recession

Shuttered shops recession

UK is in recession: Olympics and Jubilee could make it worse

First Reaction
Wed 25 Apr, AT 09:53

Construction leads slump as Britain enters double-dip recession