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Patisserie Valerie: Four face fraud charges over collapse

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 16:39
The Serious Fraud Office said the collapse of the chain in 2019 led to "devastating" job losses.

US inflation pressures stubborn as fuel prices rise

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 14:29
The US inflation rate was 3.7% over the 12 months to August, up from 3.2% in July.

Rick Stein defends £2 chip shop condiments charge

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 14:07
Some customers have objected to price hikes being applied to some sauces, saying they were "disappointed".

Major jobs announcement kicks off investment conference

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 11:55
The 1,000 new jobs at professional services firm EY will be based in Belfast and in the north west.

France halts iPhone 12 sales over radiation levels

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 11:37
Apple has been told it must recall every iPhone 12 sold in the country if it cannot fix the problem.

Strikes and wet weather cause UK economy to shrink

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 08:33
Official figures show the UK economy contracted by 0.5% in July, more than economists predicted.

China insurance boss jailed for life in corruption crackdown

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 05:03
Ex-China Life Insurance chairman Wang Bin is the latest high-profile boss to be caught up in the crackdown.

Qantas illegally fired 1,700 workers at start of pandemic, court rules

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 01:57
The airline has been embroiled in several scandals related to its business practices during the pandemic.

'I wasn't heard at meetings, so did something about it'

Wed, 09/13/2023 - 00:00
Pamela Maynard, CEO of Avanade, shares her advice to get ahead at work.

Cryptoqueen: Accomplice jailed for 20 years for OneCoin financial scam

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 23:25
Sebastian Karl Greenwood was sentenced by a US judge for the massive scam that stole billions from investors.

Google antitrust trial: Tech giant denies abusing power to gain monopoly

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 21:16
In a landmark trial brought by the US government, the tech giant denies using illegal practices to gain a monopoly.

BP boss resigns amid review of 'personal relationships'

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 20:43
The oil giant said Bernard Looney had not been "fully transparent" in disclosures about past relationships with colleagues.

Apple forced to ditch lightning charger in new iPhone

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 20:26
Apple confirms new iPhone 15 will have a common USB-C charging port after EU forces it into the change.

Value of UK mortgage arrears jumps by a third

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 19:29
The value of mortgage arrears jumped by almost 30% as interest rates increase.

Triple lock: State pension could go up less than expected next year

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 17:48
The government is not saying which figure will be used to calculate a rise under the triple lock.

Poundland owner to take on up to 71 Wilko stores

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 17:40
Pepco Group confirmed that existing Wilko staff will have priority in applying for new jobs at Poundland.

Derby Alstom train factory jobs fear as orders dry up

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 14:39
Concerns are raised that thousands of jobs may be under threat at Alstom's Derby plant.

MGM Resorts: Slot machines go down in cyber-attack on firm

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 12:22
Customers also report problems with payments and check-in as IT systems go down at MGM Resorts' hotels.

UK pub chain Stonegate Group to charge more at peak hours

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 11:51
Stonegate, which owns Slug & Lettuce and Yates's bars, will add about 20p to a pint during busy periods.

Shoplifting an epidemic, says John Lewis boss

Tue, 09/12/2023 - 11:34
Dame Sharon White tells the BBC that shop workers are having to put up with abuse and attacks.