Real Business met with Mel Stride, the financial secretary to the Treasury, to glean how he went from business leader to politician.
The government has announced that its bank referral scheme has helped 230 British businesses access £3.8m of funding in its first nine months, but should we be celebrating that statistic?
The Treasury hopes new laws will make it harder for terrorists and criminals to move money through the UK financial system – which currently costs Britain £24bn a year.
Judging by this week’s omnishambles Budget, the Treasury would indeed be more at home with Jeremy Corbyn.
The government and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) are being held by the Treasury committee to task over the projections made for the financial impact of Making Tax Digital to small businesses.
For centuries Britain has been a powerful trading nation with a dynamic economy at the centre of European and world affairs. That’s how we became the strong, proud, prosperous country we are today.
A series of quarterly meetings with the Treasury’s director of financial services have begun, with the Funding for Lending scheme, capital requirements and banking surcharges on the agenda.
While the chancellor's speech lasted a little over an hour, the 2015 Budget document itself is a 124 page-long tome detailing the exact policy the Treasury spent weeks putting together. As such, Real Business had a look to find out what you might have failed to pick up on.
In his last Budget speech before the general public go to the polls on 7 May and elect the next government, chancellor George Osborne will unveil plans to abolish the current annual tax return system and replace it with a flexible online version.
After previous Budget or Autumn Statement announcements had their thunder stolen by content details emerging in the days and weeks before, the Treasury has taken steps to prevent it happening again.
Britain's economic recovery has accelerated in the last quarter of 2013, boosted by a pick-up in business investment and trade, new research revealed.
The government's latest attempt to boost business funding is a new kind of bank. A good idea – but will it hold what it promises?