The chancellor says he is scrapping employers' national insurance contribution for under 21s from April 2015 and insists his austerity measures are working, but says the hard work is not over yet.
For the first time the IT expert who took details of tens of thousands of client accounts from Britain's largest bank tells his full story.
Chancellor George Osborne will cut energy bills by an average of £50 and offer home efficiency eco-grants of £1,000 by cracking down on tax avoidance.
Google has come under fire for its tax affairs in the past. As the company publishes its financial statement for 2012, Business Correspondent Siobhan Kennedy pores over the figures. Do they add up?
As George Osborne unveils plans to deliver a surplus in the next parliament if the Tories are re-elected, Economics Editor Faisal Islam goes through his numbers to see how and if this can be achieved.
In London about one third of property buyers are now from overseas. With demand for houses rising all the time, this is having a knock-on effect on prices across the UK, say campaigners.
Do we know what last year's "predistribution" buzzword means now? Ed Miliband's new policies appear to show he is more pro-intervention than Blair or Brown. And In the hall, they loved it.
Twenty-five hours of free childcare funded by the state. Labour is promising to help working families beat the cost of living crisis - with a higher tax on banks to pay for it.
Social housing tenants in Fife are using housing law from the 1980s to successfully challenge demands for extra rent under the so-called bedroom tax.
As charities urge G20 leaders to come good on pledges to fix a "broken" global tax system that hurts developing countries, the economic agenda risks being overshadowed by the war in Syria.