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Energy bills could break firms, warns ex-chancellor

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 11:32
Alistair Darling says the new prime minister must quickly take "bold action" to help with soaring costs.

EU faces awful winters without gas cap - minister

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 09:20
Calls mount for an EU-wide cap on the price of gas and its decoupling from electricity.

Asia stock markets slide on US interest rate fears

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 04:24
US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell has warned of further interest rate rises.

Store closures at lowest level for seven years

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 00:01
Betting shops and banks are in decline but the restaurant sector is growing, new data suggests.

UK's biggest unions propose co-ordinated strikes this autumn

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 14:00
The UK's largest unions, Unite and Unison, call for a joined-up approach as they fight for better pay deals.

Solar panel sales boom as energy bills soar

Sun, 08/28/2022 - 00:57
More people are turning to renewable energy as a way to cut energy costs.

Energy bills: Middle earners will need help with rising prices too, says chancellor

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 06:02
Even people on incomes of £45,000 are likely to need help with rising energy prices, Nadhim Zahawi says.

Drop-off fees hiked at most busy airports - RAC

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 01:08
The motoring group says it appears airports are trying to recoup pandemic losses.

Jerome Powell: US stock markets down after interest rate warning

Sat, 08/27/2022 - 00:58
Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell says further interest rate hikes are likely in coming months.

Felixstowe: Port strikes could hit toy industry, say retailers

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 06:08
Business owners share how walk-outs at Felixstowe could affect them in the lead-up to Christmas.

California to ban sales of petrol-only vehicles by 2035

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 04:03
The biggest state in the US has moved faster than the federal government to tighten emission rules.

Energy price cap: 'It's hard but I won't be a burden to anybody'

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 01:30
As households find out how much their energy bills will rise, BBC News gets reaction in Ipswich.

Tech start-up denies turning call centre voices ;white'

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:39
Technology that changes workers' accents is accused of making "the world sound whiter".

Campsites call for new rules to stay open longer

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:22
A campaign has been launched to allow pop-up campsites to open longer, as camping popularity soars.

Energy price cap: Rising bills - four payments that could help you

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:22
Colletta Smith tells you - in a minute - about money available to help with rising energy costs.

How to stay cool the Japanese way

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:06
Japan's heatwaves are driving the need for ways to stay cool, from face masks to neck fans and vests.

Royal Mail: 115,000 postal workers walk out on Friday

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 00:00
Staff will strike on Friday and three further days, with delays expected to deliveries.

Millions prepare for huge rise in energy bills

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 22:52
Regulator Ofgem will announce a new price cap within hours, adding hundreds of pounds to bills from October.

Ukraine war: Citi bank to close Russian branches

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 18:36
The US bank will end its consumer operations in Russia after failing to find a buyer for the business.

Train drivers at three more operators vote to strike

Thu, 08/25/2022 - 16:35
Workers at Chiltern, Northern Trains and Transpennine Express will walk out in a dispute over pay.