September 7, 2022

Queen postpones meeting after doctors urge her to rest

Buckingham Palace said the Privy Council meeting will be rearranged
September 7, 2022

Avanti could lose West Coast contract as government considers changing rail operator

Avanti has run fewer than half its services since August 14 due to strike action. The contract is due to expire on October 16 and the government has said it could give it to someone else.
September 7, 2022

Parmenion owners prepare £400m sale in fresh blow to abrdn

A money manager for independent financial advisers that was sold by the fund manager Abrdn for £102m just 18 months ago is exploring a sale that could value it at up to four times that sum.
September 7, 2022

Truss to set out plan to help households and businesses with soaring energy costs

Liz Truss will set out her plan on Thursday to help households and businesses with soaring energy costs.
September 7, 2022

Royal Mail workers to stage further two-day strike in pay dispute

Royal Mail workers are to stage a further 48-hour strike starting at the end of this month in a dispute over pay and conditions.
September 7, 2022

New chancellor Kwarteng reaffirms Bank of England independence

New chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has told the Bank of England governor he wants to reaffirm the bank's independence.
September 7, 2022

The eight potential cancer warning signs no woman should ignore

Thousands of women are diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer every year - these are the symptoms to look out for
September 7, 2022

Cineworld files for bankruptcy protection in the US

Cineworld Group has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US, as the debt-laden business seeks time to restructure.
September 7, 2022

Sterling plunges to lowest level against the US dollar since 1985

The British pound has hit its lowest level against the US dollar in almost four decades.
September 7, 2022

French building titan Saint-Gobain builds case for Jewson sale

Jewson, one of Britain's biggest builders' merchants, is being put up for sale, paving the way for a change of ownership after more than two decades in French ownership.
September 7, 2022

Criminals exploiting cost of living crisis with energy rebate scam emails

Criminals are cashing in on the energy crisis by offering bogus rebates to try and trick victims into handing over bank account details.
September 7, 2022

Government borrowing: How much is too much? | Ian King

Liz Truss is planning a massive intervention aimed at insulating households and businesses from the impact of surging energy prices.