Professors Stephen Hawking and Dorothy Hodgkin, the only British female to win a Nobel prize for science, are among early proposals for the eminent scientist to feature on the new £50 note.
The new £50 note will feature a prominent British scientist, and members of the public are being asked to come up with nominations.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned interest rates could rise in the event of a no-deal Brexit if a cliff-edge withdrawal sends the pound into freefall.
The Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged at 0.75%, but stressed it was poised to respond “in either direction” as it awaits the outcome of Brexit talks.
The Bank of England is set to hold interest rates at 0.75% on Thursday, but will be eyed closely for warnings over the economic risks of a no-deal Brexit.
Jayne-Anne Gadhia has said a more diverse City leadership would have helped during the financial crisis, but she stopped short of recommending a woman be installed as the next Bank of England governor.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney and two of his US advisers have racked up more than £100,000 on travel costs and taxis in just three months, figures have revealed.
Bank of England officials are to be grilled by MPs after new figures showed a “concerning” spike in bullying and harassment cases during Mark Carney’s term as Governor.
Only one in 10 banks are adequately prepared for the financial risks linked to climate change, the Bank of England has warned, as it looks to ramp up oversight of lenders’ plans.
Britain and the EU are “closing in” on an agreement on the terms of the UK’s withdrawal and their future relations, Brexit Secretary Dominic Rabb has said.
People may not have the option of retiring because of longer working lives, the Bank of England governor has warned.
The governor of the Bank of England has warned ministers that house prices could crash by more than a third in the event of a disorderly, no-deal Brexit.
The Bank of England has kept interest rates on hold at 0.75% after August’s hike, but it confirmed further increases are likely to be needed to rein in inflation.
Bank of England policymakers are set to sit tight on interest rates on Thursday after last month’s milestone hike and following encouraging news on the economy.
Mark Carney will stay on as Bank of England Governor until January 2020, Chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed.
Bank of England policymakers are set to sit tight on interest rates next week after last month’s milestone hike and amid a mixed performance across the economy.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has confirmed he is in talks with the Treasury over extending his tenure as he pledged to do “whatever” he can to support the UK through Brexit.
Mark Carney’s tenure at the Bank of England could be extended after reports again surfaced suggesting the Treasury is in talks over the Governor staying on until 2020.
The Treasury has played down reports suggesting that Mark Carney is being asked to remain as Bank of England Governor until 2020.
Folk have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.