Recruiter confirms jobs slowdown, but says companies are likely to become more efficient
Home Secretary's speech is damned as irresponsible and chilling – but has Quit Europe campaign found its leader?
David Cameron and Boris Johnson are among its former members – but why is it so controversial?
Thousands of people, most of them first-time buyers, have used the government's Help to Buy scheme
Grants will be replaced by loans, if Sajid Javid's reform proposals are agreed
Company pledges 'robust defence' and says prices were fully compliant with law
Labour leadership candidates could rebel against amendment that backs some of the Budget measures
Overhaul of the country's planning system could see local communities 'forced to accept developments against their will'
The Chancellor's second budget of the year set out plans for a national living wage - and £12bn of welfare cuts
Chancellor urged to slow down on spending cuts to protect the most vulnerable people in society
Prime Minister's one nation pledge 'could look like the bleakest of ironies' by the end of the parliament
Chancellor offers greater powers to cities that agree to be governed by a directly elected mayor
Should George Osborne really be invoking foreign investment bankers in support of a Tory victory?
Ed Miliband says he would scrap the non-dom status that has become 'a symbol of tax avoidance' in the UK
Labour puts the ball in Tories’ court: will they do anything about wealthy foreigners evading tax?
Home Rule for Scotland while the Tories run England? Yes, but look at the numbers
Not one but two Machiavellian plots uncovered: Miliband was led into the VAT trap, it transpires
Major study shows voters underwhelmed by Tory record: they don’t even see the party as being more ‘competent’
Observer jumps the gun with suggestion of Budget boost – all other polls show Labour still ahead
Labour attacks funding of local causes in marginal seats where coalition MPs are trying to save their bacon