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Blow for Boris as Bank of England slashes UK growth forecast

The Bank of England now expects GDP to grow by 3.75% this year, not 5%, putting at risk the Prime Minister’s claim that the UK is the fastest growing G7 economy


Ofgem to announce 50% energy price cap jump

The new price cap will be announced on Thursday and the tariff will come into force from April


KPMG partner pay jumps 20% to £688,000 in ‘hottest deal market ever’

KPMG’s 14,700 UK staff will also share a “market leading” £100 million bonus pool as professional service firms enjoy a strong rebound from the pandemic


Barclays UK CEO: Old model not fit for purpose — we need collaboration

Matt Hammerstein, the CEO of Barclays UK, says new Bank Hubs and work on the Access to Cash Group show banks now need to work together to tackle the future


The MPC blew it last month — inflation shows they need to act

The Bank should have put up interest rates in November — it’s high time they acted


A new David vs. Goliath battle for SMEs: Getting hold of cardboard

Independent brands have told the Standard they are facing shortages of essential items like cardboard as supply chain issues cause havoc around the world


Comment: Carlyle dumping Metro Bank shows bank branch bet disaster

The pandemic has only accelerated the shift towards online banking and most rivals are closing stores at a rate of knots


LV= row escalates as CEO accuses Royal London of ‘lobbing grenade’

‘We wait a year, we’re in the middle of a very important vote, at the last minute they lob a grenade,’ LV CEO Mark Hartigan says


This London council is handing out free £20 vouchers to spend locally

The move is reminiscent of the US Government’s stimulus cheques and is being made to help small, independent businesses after a year of pandemic disruption


UK GDP numbers show there are hard yards ahead for the economy

Getting this far was the easy part. Finishing the job of getting back to pre-pandemic levels is going to be much harder.