August 20, 2022

‘Rats avoid it like the plague!’ Natural 98p hack for deterring rats from gardens

CLEANING enthusiasts have shared a natural 98p hack for deterring rats from gardens. One Mrs Hinch fan claimed "rats avoid it like the plague".
August 20, 2022

Workers at port which handles almost half the container freight entering UK begin eight-day strike

Almost 2,000 workers have walked out of their jobs at the UK's largest container port on the first day of an eight-day workers strike, in the latest round of industrial action hitting various sectors of the economy.
August 20, 2022

Small businesses on the brink face ‘impossible choices’ as energy prices soar

Spiralling energy costs are driving cafes, restaurants and independent shops all around the country to the edge of survival, according to an industry body.
August 20, 2022

Matalan founder Hargreaves faces fresh tussle with lenders over chain’s future

The founder of Matalan is preparing for a fresh tussle with the retailer's lenders over its ownership ahead of a deadline for refinancing £350m in debt.
August 20, 2022

P&O will not face criminal action after firing almost 800 workers

P&O Ferries will not face criminal proceedings for firing almost 800 workers earlier this year, the Insolvency Service has determined.
August 20, 2022

Rail strikes continue today – with only 20% of train services expected to run

Only around one in five trains across the UK will operate today, as tens of thousands of workers go on strike again in the latest round of industrial action to hit the rail network.