David Cameron appeared to back down in the face of calls for criminal penalties for bankers today, when he pledged to bring forward recommendations made by a parliamentary commission.
G8 countries have agreed to seek "increased transparency" from tax-dodging multinational firms, in a stripped-back 'declaration' signed by leaders at Lough Erne.
Nick Clegg has come up with an innovative variation on the tried-and-tested coalition relaunch template - by ignoring the Conservatives altogether.
MPs are turning public anger about multinational tax-dodging on HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), by pointing the finger at the taxman's failure to do more against Google's "highly contrived" tax arrangements.
The company that runs Britain’s rail network has been told it needs to spend £2 billion less than it had proposed over the next five years.
Those born in the years after the Second World War are absorbing too much public spending, a senior Anglican has suggested.
Economic experts bedevilled by the riddle of falling inequality and unexpectedly positive unemployment think they are finally cracking the code of the double-dip recession.
Ed Miliband has embraced the coalition's cap on welfare spending in a major speech dismissed by the Conservatives as "completely empty".
The rail freight sector should brace itself for increased track access charges after the chair of the Office for Rail Regulation (ORR) claimed that it repays less than a third of the costs it creates on the network.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has been dismissed as "ineffective and timid in the extreme" over its regulation of loan sharks by a scathing Commons report.
George Osborne is legislating to block oil and gas companies from recovering up to £900 million in tax bills.
Philip Hammond has made clear he is far from waving the white flag over more spending cuts, after George Osborne reconstituted the 'star chamber' to bring Whitehall's biggest beasts into line.
George Osborne has ruled out any further cuts to the welfare budget in next month's spending review, risking another bout of anger and opposition from the Conservative backbenches.
Labour is ready to fight the coalition's plans to get rid of its shares in RBS, Ed Balls has made clear.
Google would stay in Britain even if Ed Miliband unilaterally strengthened the country's tax transparency laws, the Labour leader has told Politics.co.uk.
The prolonged fall in unemployment which baffled economists and delighted ministers has finally come to an end, figures out today are suggesting.
Successive British governments have demonstrated a "total abrogation of leadership" in their approach to infrastructure development in the UK, a leading construction industry official said today.
David Cameron's senior aide David Young faces controversy once again this weekend for suggesting the recession could offer opportunities for some businesses.
A 53-year-old woman who killed herself ten days ago blamed the government's 'bedroom tax' in a suicide note, it has emerged.
The government's fuel poverty strategy is "going in the wrong direction" and will not succeed in ending fuel poverty by 2016, specialists have warned.
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