The Treasury has updated guidance on VCTs in order to ensure the vehicles can allot shares for the 2014-15 tax year.
The government last night sold another 7.8% of Lloyds Banking Group to institutions in its continued effort to return the government-backed bank to shareholders.
The House of Lords' economic affairs committee has recommended a delay to the government's imminent tax crackdown on limited liability partnerships (LLPs).
The Treasury has spent more than £2.6m administering the Equitable Life payments scheme (ELPS) in the three months to November, government figures have shown.
Prime Minister David Cameron has appointed former banker Sajid Javid as financial secretary to the Treasury following the latest reshuffle of the Cabinet.
Fitch Ratings has said any potential break-up of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is 'unlikely' as the costs and risks would outweigh the benefits.
The Chancellor will not sell any of the government's stake in Lloyds Banking Group until September, dashing recent hopes in the City of a sell-off as early as this week, according to reports.
The government has announced plans to put UK asset managers at the forefront of its mission to kickstart the economy, saying "opportunities abound" for the sector.
A group of MPs has criticised government attempts to stimulate the economy, including quantitative easing, for being "expensive experiments".
Business secretary Vince Cable has said the UK could see a triple-dip recession, and event a Japan-style 'lost decade' of zero growth.
The Treasury will launch a consultation tomorrow on the limits imposed on the amount of annual income drawdown investors can take, an expert claims.
Former Conservative cabinet stalwart Michael Heseltine is to argue the coalition government cannot continue on its current economic path in a "damning" critique of its growth strategy.
Barclays former chief executive Bob Diamond has said he is "dismayed" MPs have questioned the truthfulness of answers he provided to the Treasury Select Committee.
Scottish ministers could soon have the power to issue their own bonds, chief secretary to the UK Treasury, Danny Alexander, is set to tell the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce today.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has admitted it had concerns about the way in which the industry was being asked to fund the Money Advice Service (MAS), although is hand was forced by the Treasury.
Executive remuneration in the UK financial sector is "wildly out of line" with other parts of the market, according to outgoing IMA chief executive Richard Saunders.
The Treasury is under so much pressure it should consider getting funding directly from the financial services industry, former cabinet secretary Gus O'Donnell has said.
Andrew Tyrie, the chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, has asked George Osborne to respond to suggestions from Barclays that retrospective tax action taken against the bank earlier this year was "unwarranted".