July 13, 2022

Housing market cooling off but rents likely to keep rising, surveyors say

Surveyors say they are seeing evidence that the housing market is starting to cool.
July 13, 2022

Cinema giant Vue International close to agreeing £1bn takeover by lenders

Vue International, Britain's third-biggest cinema chain, is close to bringing the curtain up on a £1bn recapitalisation that will see its lenders take ownership of the business and put it back on a sustainable financial footing.
July 13, 2022

Privacy watchdog sets out plan to deal with ‘increasing demand and shrinking resources’

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is today to set out a three-year plan about how it will uphold data protection laws amid "increasing demand and shrinking resources".
July 13, 2022

New rail strike planned for later this month amid row over ‘paltry’ pay offer

Workers at rail operators and Network Rail will strike for 24 hours on 27 July in a dispute over pay, the RMT union has announced.
July 13, 2022

Fresh rail strike called for 27 July in row over pay

Workers at rail operators and Network Rail will strike for 24 hours on 27 July in a dispute over pay, the RMT union has announced.
July 13, 2022

Why the Bank of England’s governor will be closely watching South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand

The rush around the world to raise interest rates shows no signs of abating as central banks scramble to get inflation back under control.
July 13, 2022

More than eight million households will get £326 in their account today to help with cost of living

More than eight million households will start receiving the first of two payments intended to help with the cost of living today.
July 13, 2022

US inflation reached 9.1% in June – a 40-year high

The rising cost of fuel, food and rent pushed US inflation to a 40-year high of 9.1% in June, according to the latest figures.
July 13, 2022

Annual Mansion House dinner thrown into flux by Tory leadership battle

The Mansion House dinner, one of the City of London's most important annual events, has been thrown into flux by the Conservative Party leadership contest as civil servants deliberate over whether the new chancellor, Nadhim Zahawi, should be permitted ...
July 13, 2022

‘Greedy’ BMW criticised for putting heated seats behind a paywall

BMW has been criticised for putting some of its cars' hardware features behind a paywall - meaning drivers will have to pay more to turn on heated seats, for instance.
July 13, 2022

Shoppers hit out as fashion firm Boohoo begins charging for returns

Shoppers have criticised online fashion firm Boohoo after it scrapped its free returns policy and introduced a £1.99 returns charge.
July 13, 2022

Semiconductor shortages, Klarna’s valuation and tax cut proposals

Ian King speaks to Bosch's global chief executive, Dr Stefan Hartung about what prompted an investment in semiconductor production. Klarna's chief executive, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, talks about the company's plunge in valuation. And shadow chancellor...