Nick Clegg

Energy firms to reveal best deals

'Big six' energy firms to reveal best deals

Energy firms have agreed to give consumers information about the best deal for their household under plans set to be unveiled by Nick Clegg today.

Nick Clegg has unveiled new plans to tackle youth unemployment

Clegg unveils "Youth Contract" for jobs

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has unveiled a Youth Contract in which the government will pay firms incentives to take on young people and train them.

Increasing the tax threshold to £10,000 is not a "progressive" policy, says the IFS

Raising tax threshold would benefit rich more than poor, says IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies has analysed the impact of raising the personal allowance to £10,000 and concludes that it is not a "progressive" policy and would benefit families with two mid-level incomes most.

Nick Clegg will say in a speech today that the government needs to raise the income tax threshold

Clegg tax speech paves way for bigger rise in personal allowance

Nick Clegg will use a speech today to insist that the coalition government moves "further and faster" towards its goal that nobody will pay tax on their first £10,000 of earnings.

McDonalds will create 2,500 new UK jobs this year

Cameron and Clegg praise McDonald's as it creates 2,500 new UK jobs

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have praised McDonalds for its staff training as it announces 2,500 new jobs in the UK in 2012, over half of which are for young people.

France has had its credit outlook cut from stable to negative by Fitch

Fitch says solution to euro debt crisis is 'beyond reach'

Fitch has cut France's outlook to "negative" and placed six other countries on "credit watch negative", saying a full solution to the debt crisis is "beyond reach".

Nick Clegg has hit back at French criticism of the UK economy

Clegg hits back at France over triple-A rating euro row

Nick Clegg has called comments by senior French politicians about the UK economy "simply unacceptable" as tensions ramp up between the UK and France over the veto.

Clegg threatens new laws to curb unfair executive pay

Clegg threatens new laws to curb unfair executive pay

Legislation could be brought in to deal with "unjustified and irresponsible" pay for executives, Nick Clegg has said.

Nick Clegg is set to announce details of new government investment to help young people

Government to invest £1bn in training and jobs for young people

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg has announced plans to invest £1 billion in training, apprenticeships and work placements for up to 410,000 young people.

Nick Clegg will defend the government's plans in his conference speech

Clegg: "Deficit reduction essential to protect the economy"

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg is set to defend the government's programme of spending cuts in his speech to the Liberal Democrat conference.

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg vowed to push ahead with key infrastructures in a speech today

Clegg vows coalition will push forward with investment

The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, pledged that the government will complete significant infrastructure projects for rail, roads and broadband without any department going over budget.

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