Daily Archives: March 17, 2016

Stephanie Flanders, former BBC economics editor and chief market strategist at JP Morgan, plus Rupert Harrison, former chief of staff to George Osborne and now a strategist at BlackRock, analyse the economic and political implications of this year’s Budget. Presented by Sebastian Payne.

 

Thousands of finance professionals spend their days in offices along the Thames, but the stretch of river that connects London’s two financial districts is a different kind of workplace. Emma Jacobs spoke to some of the city’s river workers about how they spend their day.

 

George Osborne delivered his 2016 Budget against a backdrop of a lower growth forecast for the UK economy, putting further pressure on the chancellor’s spending plans. Malcolm Moore discusses the highlights with FT economics editor Chris Giles and political commentator Janan Ganesh.