With Paul McCartney topping the Sunday Times Rich List of musicians with his £730m fortune, and only five of the top ten names dabbling in the business world, it shows that the music industry really is, as the government suggested, the "poster boy" of British exports.
Commenting on data which showed public borrowing for the last financial year came in lower than expected at £87bn, the Centre for Economics Business and Research (Cebr) said the latest figures were “nothing to be proud of”.
David Cameron’s pledge earlier this week to ensure that at least three out of every five new jobs are created outside of London and the South East raised some interesting points about regional strengths.
Not since William and Kate tied the knot in 2011 have the British workforce had more than eight national holidays. With other countries around the world having many more, we look at some of the odder reasons for a day off.