October 3, 2022

‘They don’t like it!’ ’Easiest’ natural methods for banishing spiders from homes

September marked the start of spider season which is why many Britons may have noticed more of the critters lurking around their homes than usual. The pests are likely to hang around over the winter months too as the male spiders travel indoors to look...
October 3, 2022

Only 1 in 25 of CEOs in Britain’s largest publicly companies are women

Only 1 in 25 of CEOs in Britain's largest publicly companies are women, according to a new report.
October 3, 2022

High interest rates may push economies into recession, UN says

The UN has called on central banks not to increase interest rates and depart from the monetary policy being pursued by a large number of western regulators, including the Bank of England.
October 3, 2022

Credit Suisse has stumbled from one crisis to another – but the panic is possibly overdone

It never rains but only pours at Credit Suisse.
October 3, 2022

Eleven water companies fined and forced to give money off customers’ bills

Eleven of 17 water companies in England and Wales have been fined for missing their targets and will be forced to give customers millions off their bills.
October 3, 2022

A U-turn on tax cuts, women in tech and how restaurants are coping with the energy prices.

The government’s scrapped plans to slash income tax for the country's highest earners and the markets have responded to the move. Ian King also finds out more about representation in tech and hears how a company are making tequila more sustainable.
October 3, 2022

‘Significant risk of UK gas supply emergency’, energy regulator warns

The energy regulator has warned the UK is facing a "significant risk" of gas shortages this winter.
October 3, 2022

‘Lukewarm’ market response to Vodafone and Three UK merger talks

Vodafone and the owner of Three UK, CK Hutchison, have confirmed a Sky News story that they are hopeful of striking an agreement by the end of the year to establish a joint venture to create a market leading mobile network.
October 3, 2022

Vodafone and Three UK accelerate talks to dial up ‘merger’

Vodafone and the owner of Three UK have accelerated talks about a deal to combine their British operations, paving the way for the creation of the industry’s mobile phone industry’s biggest player by customer numbers.
October 3, 2022

Tax rate U-turn lifts pound but markets still fret over government credibility

The pound and government bond yields have recovered some poise in the wake of the government's U-turn on abolishing the top rate of income tax.
October 3, 2022

Liz Truss to U-turn on plans to abolish 45p rate of tax for the rich

Proposal from Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng had proved unpopular during cost of living crisis
October 3, 2022

19-year-old died on holiday in Mexico after eating burrito

Joe Dobson, 19, had gone out to a restaurant with friends in the seaside resort town of Playa del Carmen