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Partial reversal of Thatcher's local government castration

Squeezed local government will be given new powers by George Osborne to increase their revenues from business rates

5 October 2015
Robert Peston Economics editor

Sir Ian Cheshire - new Living Wage will need to be reviewed

Government advisor and former chief executive of B&Q says George Osborne's plan for living wage should be re-assessed in two years - once we understand its impact on business

1 October 2015
Kamal Ahmed Business editor

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