The UK big data project playing Moneyball to build smarter cities
Sensible businesses have been using their own data to shape decisions for years. Take supermarkets and the vast insight they gain from loyalty card schemes. Official data collection and statistics in the UK have been criticised for failing to keep up.
The government has 6.6 billion shares in Lloyds and is looking to sell
The UK government has extended its plan to sell shares in Lloyds, adding an extra six months on to the scheme. The so-called trading plan, where the Treasury hired Morgan Stanley to sell its shares in the bank on the market, will now end "no later than ...