Investment

  • George Osborne will today set out plans to legally bind the government and future administrations into running a surplus when the economy is growing as part of a “new settlement” for the public finances.
    18 Sep 15
    A host of local government leaders have joined Chancellor George Osborne on a tour of China as part of efforts to boost inward investment in the government’s Northern Powerhouse plan.
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    29 Jul 15
    Delegations from three local authorities in the north of England have joined Prime Minister David Cameron on a trade mission to Singapore and Malaysia in an effort to boost investment in the...
  • An analysis of local government assets by the Taxpayers Alliance has found that councils across the UK own 580 restaurants, more than 370 pubs, nearly 200 shopping centres and 174 hotels.
    2 Jun 15
    An analysis of local government assets by the Taxpayers Alliance has found that councils across the UK own 580 restaurants, more than 370 pubs, nearly 200 shopping centres and 174 hotels.
  • Mosque at sunset
    22 May 15
    Built upon equal sharing of profit and loss as well as other ethical principles, Islamic finance is prospering in the UK and could provide an alternative approach to managing public funds
  • 22 Jan 15
    Local government pension funds in Manchester and London have formed a new partnership that will allocate £500m to invest in infrastructure projects.
  • 23 Apr 13
    After a slow start, the Green Deal is proving a popular way for the government to attempt to reduce carbon emissions and for residents to lower their energy bills. But there’s also a major role...

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