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Inflation drives fastest fall in real pay on record

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 09:31
Wage growth is lagging behind soaring prices as households grapple with the rising living costs.

Chinese internet giants hand algorithm data to government

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 08:08
Alibaba and Tiktok-owner ByteDance are among firms that have shared information with regulators.

Blackmore Bond collapse: FCA failed to act before people lost life savings

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 06:00
BBC Panorama reveals evidence suggesting the FCA could have acted earlier before a fund collapsed.

UK to cut taxes on imports from developing countries

Tue, 08/16/2022 - 00:03
The scheme means products such as clothes, shoes and foods will benefit from lower or zero tariffs.

Not just hardest up that need bill help - Sir Keir Starmer

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 18:57
The Labour leader tells the BBC his proposal to freeze energy prices for all is a good use of public money.

Heathrow Airport extends cap on passengers to end of October

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 18:39
It means a daily limit on departing passengers will now apply until after the October half-term holidays.

German households face levy of hundreds of pounds on gas bills

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 18:38
The surcharge will help energy companies cover the cost of replacing Russian supplies.

'Starbucks fired me for being three minutes late'

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 17:41
Starbucks is fighting efforts by workers in the US to unionise. Is it winning?

Cost of living: Government to simplify broadband access

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 15:54
The government says new system will give those receiving benefits better access to cheaper broadband.

House prices drop for the first time this year, says Rightmove

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 11:28
The typical asking price in Britain is down 1.3%, Rightmove says, due to the summer holidays.

Shanghai Covid: Ikea shoppers flee attempt to lock down store

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 10:35
Video shows people running out of the store in Xuhui district as guards tried to shut them in.

PwC says graduates do not need a 2:1 degree to work at the firm

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 09:21
The accountancy giant is lowering its recruitment criteria which it claims will improve diversity.

Russia reopens bond market to non-hostile investors

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 05:16
The Moscow Exchange sealed off its markets in February when the country invaded Ukraine.

The tech aiming to prevent lost airline luggage

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 00:11
With millions of bags and suitcases going missing this summer, technology may offer the solution.

Workers going into office just 1.5 days a week, survey suggests

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 00:08
This compares to an average of 3.8 days a week pre-pandemic, research by a consultancy finds.

Nursery closures: Parents left without childcare as providers shut

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 00:04
A campaign group says it has been "inundated" with messages about nurseries going out of business suddenly.

Keir Starmer calls for extra tax on oil and gas producers

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 00:01
The party says this would help fund a freeze of the energy price cap through the winter.

Rail fares in England to rise below inflation rate, ministers say

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 18:01
The increase will also begin in March, rather than January, the government says.

Reduced Avanti West Coast timetable in place due to staff shortages

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 15:10
Operator Avanti West Coast says it is being introduced "to ensure a reliable service".

Saudi Aramco: Oil giant tops own record with $48.4bn quarterly profit

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 11:37
The staggering profit comes amid soaring oil prices in the aftermath of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.