September 17, 2021

Gap agrees tie-up to sell clothes via Next in the UK following store closures

US fashion brand Gap is to sell its wares in the UK and Ireland via a deal with Next - after announcing earlier this year that its own stores would close.
September 17, 2021

Ministers to give workers immediate right to request flexible working

Employees of all companies will be able to request flexible working arrangements when they start new jobs under proposals to be published by ministers.
September 17, 2021

Dismal summer for retail as sales fall for fourth month in a row

Retail sales fell unexpectedly last month partly thanks to shoppers spending more money eating out than in supermarkets, official figures show.
September 16, 2021

Major changes to international travel rules could be announced today

Major changes to the rules for international travel are expected to be announced later, according to reports.
September 16, 2021

Home computing pioneer and C5 inventor Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81

Sir Clive Sinclair, who popularised the home computer and invented the pocket calculator, has died aged 81.
September 16, 2021

Why it makes good business sense to attract more employees from working-class backgrounds

Accountancy firm KPMG’s plans for greater social balance should be applauded.
September 16, 2021

Rising inflation: unless we act now, it will not be temporary

Inflation in the UK in August rose at the highest rate in a decade.
September 16, 2021

Kate is ‘most popular daughter-in-law’ receiving more gifts than Meghan – ‘very telling’

THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE owns the most pieces of jewellery gifted to her by her fellow royals, according to a new study.
September 16, 2021

Why investors in three FTSE 350 firms are cheering the AUKUS security pact

The new security pact between Australia, the UK and the US - known as AUKUS - looks like being good news for British defence contractors.
September 16, 2021

Average motorist would only have to charge electric car once every three weeks

The average motorist would only need to charge an electric car once every three weeks - with most drivers hardly needing to use the public charging network, research has revealed. A survey of 2,000 motorists revealed more than half are considering an E...
September 16, 2021

Weight loss: Woman lost 2st by reducing popular drink intake after not fitting in jeans

WEIGHT LOSS is difficult to achieve, especially as there is an unlimited amount of information online advising slimmers on the best ways to lose weight. Each weight loss journey is different, and for one woman, making slight changes to her diet was all...
September 16, 2021

E-scooter trial extended as riders prefer them to cars but some not convinced: ‘Nightmare’

AN E-SCOOTER trial has successfully convinced some drivers in Sunderland to ditch their cars.