January 24, 2022

Under-pressure Unilever to announce thousands of job cuts

Consumer goods giant Unilever is preparing to cut thousands of management jobs across the business in a "major initiative" due to be announced within days.
January 24, 2022

Warning over electricity black-outs for Europe if temperatures fall

Analysts have warned of the risk of electricity black-outs in Europe if average temperatures fall.
January 24, 2022

City veteran Gilbert closes in on deal to buy River and Mercantile

Martin Gilbert, the City veteran, is closing in on a deal to take control of River and Mercantile Group (R&M) as he continues his latest quest to build a heavyweight asset manager.
January 24, 2022

Under-fire PM assembles new slate of business chiefs as advisors

The bosses of some of Britain's biggest companies have been invited to advise Boris Johnson amid suggestions that some executives are taking a more cautious approach to an affiliation with the embattled prime minister.
January 24, 2022

Consumer complaints about business reach record high

Britons complained more about their treatment at the hands of businesses last year than any other on record, according to a long-running consumer survey.
January 24, 2022

Minister resigns over government’s ‘lamentable’ record on tackling COVID business loan fraud

A minister has resigned at the despatch box after criticising the government's record on tackling fraud in the coronavirus business schemes.
January 24, 2022

Rapid delivery app Getir aims to create 6,000 UK jobs this year

Getir, the rapid grocery delivery firm, has revealed it expects to create 6,000 jobs in the UK this year.
January 24, 2022

PM ‘committed’ to National Insurance tax hike despite calls to scrap move

Boris Johnson remains "committed" to the proposed National Insurance hike, Downing Street has said, despite some senior Conservative MPs calling for April's increase to be scrapped amid rising cost of living pressures.
January 24, 2022

How the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has been controversial from the start

Nord Stream 2 is a new gas pipeline which runs from Russia to Europe - but concerns about energy supplies are escalating amid Russian tensions with Ukraine.
January 24, 2022

AnyVan picks up former Just Eat backer for £125m fundraising

A British logistics technology company that has facilitated millions of courier assignments is raising £125m to fund its expansion.
January 24, 2022

COVID tests for fully jabbed travellers to England to be scrapped from 11 February

COVID tests for fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are being scrapped from 4am on 11 February, Grant Shapps has confirmed.
January 24, 2022

COVID tests for fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England to be scrapped, PM confirms

COVID tests for fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are being scrapped, Boris Johnson has confirmed.