• Why US shutdown has failed to bother Wall St
    on 22/01/2018 at 2:17 pm

    The US government going into a shutdown sounds like a serious business. So why aren't markets responding more dramatically? […]

  • Tesco puts 1,700 jobs at risk in shake-up
    on 22/01/2018 at 2:10 pm

    Tesco has announced plans to "simplify" its operational structures - placing 1,700 roles at risk as it looks to make further savings in the business. […]

  • UK left behind as world economy picks up - IMF
    on 22/01/2018 at 1:46 pm

    Donald Trump's US tax cuts will help lift global growth further over the next few years though the UK looks set to trail behind, according to latest forecasts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). […]

  • Bookies take £577m hit on betting...
    on 22/01/2018 at 11:54 am

    Bookies saw shares plunge on Monday after it was reported that a review will cut the level of the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) to £2. […]

  • A new billionaire 'is created every two days'
    on 22/01/2018 at 10:55 am

    The richest 1% of the global population accumulated 82% of the wealth generated last year while the poorest half saw no increase in prosperity, according to figures published by Oxfam. […]

  • Carillion: Govt blamed for 'desperate' market
    on 22/01/2018 at 9:47 am

    The boss of outsourcing giant Serco has taken aim at the Government after the collapse of rival Carillion, saying it had created a market where only the "dumb and the desperate" would bid for public sector contracts. […]

  • Amazon opens supermarket with no check outs
    on 22/01/2018 at 8:39 am

    Amazon has opened a supermarket in Seattle with one key difference to high street competitors - it has no check outs. […]

  • Christmas sales hangover for Dixons Carphone
    on 22/01/2018 at 8:12 am

    Dixons Carphone has become the latest retailer to reveal a festive sales hangover after it said Boxing Day demand for electrical goods failed to live up to the promise of Black Friday. […]

  • May told to put 'fear of God' into company chiefs
    on 21/01/2018 at 5:19 am

    The chair of an influential House of Commons committee has urged the Prime Minister to make good on her promise to crackdown on "unscrupulous" company bosses by imposing billion-pound fines. […]

  • CBI tells PM: Customs union must be Brexit...
    on 20/01/2018 at 9:47 pm

    British business leaders have lambasted Theresa May's cabinet for infighting over the UK's trade position, accusing ministers of putting ideology before jobs and investment. […]