November 25, 2021

‘The worst COVID variant we’ve seen so far’: UK adding six countries to red list from noon today

Britain is bringing in travel restrictions for six African countries due to a new COVID variant that UK experts have called the "worst one we've seen so far".
November 25, 2021

Six Nations Rugby to name former O2 chief Dunne as chairman

Ronan Dunne, the former boss of O2, will on Friday be named as non-executive chairman of the commercial rights-holder for rugby's Six Nations Championship as its shareholders seek to boost the tournament's international revenues.
November 25, 2021

Two more energy firms power down as taxpayer keeps lights on at Bulb

The demise of two more household energy suppliers has been confirmed by the industry regulator, less than 24 hours after the taxpayer was left liable for major player Bulb and its 1.7 million customers.
November 25, 2021

French fishermen plan to block Channel Tunnel over post-Brexit fishing licence row

French fishermen will attempt to block the Channel Tunnel and the port of Calais tomorrow in protest at the UK's failure to grant them more fishing licences since Brexit.
November 25, 2021

Taxpayer-backed Push Doctor nears administration amid sale talks

One of Britain’s most prominent digital GP advice platforms is on the brink of administration, putting at risk millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money.
November 25, 2021

‘Worst October since 1956’: Global COVID woes apply brakes to UK car production

The UK car industry has warned of challenges just to remain operational after it produced just shy of 65,000 cars last month - the weakest October since 1956.
November 25, 2021

Retailers putting up prices at fastest pace since 1990 as consumers splash out early for Christmas

Retailers are putting up prices at the fastest rate since 1990 according to industry figures that add to evidence of a cost of living squeeze this winter.
November 25, 2021

PM business council faces shake-up amid CBI speech backlash

Downing Street has started work on a shake-up of Boris Johnson's business advisers amid a backlash over his widely criticised speech at the CBI's annual conference.
November 25, 2021

Britain’s crisps supply crunch has eased – though they’re still hard to find in one in four shops

Britain's crisps crunch has eased though they remain in short supply in nearly one in four shops, official figures show.
November 25, 2021

All Bar One owner warns on cost headache as hospitality sector fights to recover after lockdowns

Hospitality firms face a "major challenge" from higher energy and staff costs as they seek to rebuild following the pandemic, bar and pub operator Mitchells & Butlers has warned.