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Get a grip on money-laundering, say MPs

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 00:00
UK efforts to tackle money-laundering are "highly fragmented", says an influential committee of MPs.

New summer rail timetables set for May

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 00:00
Rail bosses promise they have "learned the lessons" from last summer's timetable chaos.

Economy 'needs more women entrepreneurs'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 22:30
More female-run businesses could give the UK economy a £250bn boost, a new report says.

Sports Direct seeks to remove Debenhams board

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 19:15
Mike Ashley wants to take charge at Debenhams and would step down from his roles at Sports Direct to do so.

LK Bennett goes into administration

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 16:25
LK Bennett's 39 shops are trading normally while chain seeks a buyer.

John Lewis chair: There's been a lot of discounting

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:45
John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield says trading conditions on the High Street are "really tough".

Bitcoin: Crypto investors 'think they can get rich quick'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:17
Cryptoasset investors are influenced by friends and social media celebrities, but often understand little.

Primark to move 220 Reading jobs to Dublin

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:09
Primark announces 220 jobs in "product operations" will move from Reading to its headquarters in Dublin.

European Central Bank acts to boost struggling eurozone

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:05
The euro slipped after the ECB said it would offer banks cheap loans as economies weaken.

Leasehold first-time buyers: 'We're trapped in our own house'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:15
There is a consultation going on that could change the way we own homes forever.

Graze recalls 'vegan' snack that contained milk

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:02
The food firm apologises and tells vegans and customers with allergies not to eat the product.

Estate agent Countrywide sees Brexit uncertainty hit trade

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:57
The UK's largest estate agent reports widening losses and says the uncertainty is hitting business

John Lewis bonus lowest since 1954 as profits plunge

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:58
The retail partnership - which includes Waitrose supermarkets - says staff will receive a 3% bonus.

Four reasons John Lewis is under pressure

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:53
Its poor results come at a time of hardship for High Street stores in general and department stores in particular.

How incompetent men get ahead

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:28
Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic's book has a provocative title but what's the answer?

Quiz shares halve on fresh profit alert

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 09:01
The chain warns of "significant shortfall" in sales and says it now reviewing "all aspects" of its business.

Greggs vegan sausage roll boosts sales

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 08:46
The new snack drives a sharp rise in sales, as annual revenue tops £1bn for the first time.

Huawei sues US government over product ban

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 04:11
The Chinese telecoms firm is pushing back against claims its products present security risks.

Climate change: Government deal to boost offshore wind

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 00:44
A deal between the UK and the wind industry will ensure 30% of electricity comes from offshore wind by 2030.

Din Tai Fung: The accidental dumpling empire

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 00:10
Taiwan's famous dumpling chain Din Tai Fung has opened its first restaurant in London, but says it never planned to become this big.