October 13, 2021

Glencore-backed CNG seeks bids for SME supply arm within days

A commercial energy supplier backed by Glencore, the FTSE-100 commodities trading giant, is seeking bids for its commercial supply arm within days, underlining the widening nature of the crisis engulfing the sector.
October 13, 2021

One in five public sector key workers consider quitting, union says

One in five public sector key workers are "actively considering" quitting and changing jobs, according to the Trade Union Congress.
October 13, 2021

EU offers to cut 80% of GB-Northern Ireland checks on some goods to end ‘sausage war’

The EU has offered to cut 80% of checks on some goods moving from Great Britain to Northern Ireland in an effort to avoid a post-Brexit trade clash.
October 13, 2021

Big Ideas Live: in pictures

Big Ideas Live is explored the challenges facing the UK economy as it emerges from the pandemic.
October 13, 2021

Energy crisis: More suppliers go up in smoke after surge in wholesale costs

The demise of at least two more energy companies has been confirmed as the surge in wholesale gas costs this year drives up bills for providers and households alike.
October 13, 2021

Why The Hut Group looks set to remain in the doghouse with some investors

The flotation of The Hut Group - now rechristened THG - in September last year was the biggest of 2020 on the London Stock Exchange.
October 13, 2021

Ordnance Survey lacks direction after chief executive quits

The Ordnance Survey, the government-owned mapping agency, has been left without a long-term leadership team after the resignation of its chief executive.
October 13, 2021

Apple shares tumble as iPhone 13 production reportedly slashed

The value of shares in Apple dropped on Tuesday following reports that the company has slashed production numbers of its new iPhone 13.
October 13, 2021

Menopause forces women to leave their jobs or pass up promotions, study finds

Lack of support for women going through the menopause is forcing many to take time off work or even leave their jobs, research suggests.
October 13, 2021

Which UK ports and types of goods could be hit by the container backlog?

The UK's ongoing supply chain issues have led to a backlog of containers at major ports - threatening delays to deliveries as the pre-Christmas trade rush gets under way.
October 13, 2021

Law firm says Amazon drivers could be entitled to millions under employee rights claim

A law firm has launched a claim on behalf of Amazon delivery drivers over their employment rights that it says could result in millions of pounds in compensation.
October 13, 2021

British Gas owner cites ‘unprecedented’ price environment as it puts back investor event

British Gas owner Centrica has postponed a key investor event due next month citing the "unprecedented commodity price environment".