November 21, 2022

How to stay safe and avoid scams during Black Friday online sales

The threat of fraud and cyber scams is a 365-days-a-year problem when it comes to online shopping.
November 21, 2022

Shell to review £25bn North Sea investment after windfall tax extended

Shell will review £25bn of investments in British projects after the chancellor extended the windfall tax on energy companies, its UK chairman has told Sky News.
November 21, 2022

Sports booking platform Playfinder secures backing from ex-Premier League director

A British technology start-up which helps leisure enthusiasts find and book sports venues has secured a new round of funding backed by a former director of the Premier League.
November 21, 2022

Energy firms accused of ‘failings across the board’ ahead of ‘very challenging winter’

Energy suppliers need to do more to help vulnerable customers this winter, the industry's regulator has said, with "severe weaknesses" found in the practice of five suppliers.
November 21, 2022

Starmer: Britain must end ‘dependency’ on migrant workers

Sir Keir Starmer will say that the British economy must be helped away from its "immigration dependency" in his keynote speech at the Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) annual conference.
November 21, 2022

Supermarkets ‘taking advantage of customers’ with fuel prices ‘higher than they should be’

Supermarkets are "taking advantage" of drivers with rip-off fuel prices, according to a motoring group, which is demanding a 5p a litre cut for both petrol and diesel.
November 21, 2022

Shoppers warned most Black Friday deals are not cheaper – see who are the worst offenders

Just one in seven deals on Black Friday offer a genuine discount, according to new research from Which?.
November 21, 2022

Staff at Newport Wafer Fab urge Shapps to ‘see sense’ over forced sale

Staff at the UK's largest microchip factory have urged the business secretary to U-turn on his decision to force its Chinese owners to sell a majority stake.
November 21, 2022

Business frustrated by central problem of Brexit drag for economy

With soaring inflation, a nascent recession and the fallout from eight weeks' of perilous political and economic instability there were no shortage of issues facing Rishi Sunak as he made the annual Prime Minister's address to the CBI conference.
November 21, 2022

Virgin Atlantic pauses support for Heathrow’s third runway

Virgin Atlantic's boss has warned that Heathrow's expansion will be "difficult to support" without an overhaul of regulation at the airport.
November 21, 2022

Surprise appointment at Disney, new focus at Canary Wharf and PM addresses CBI

Disney has unexpectedly fired its chief executive overnight and replaced him with his predecessor - Ian King discusses the latest developments with Simon Lapthorne, senior research analyst with Investec.
November 21, 2022

Help on the way for energy-intensive industries, PM says

Help is coming for energy-intensive businesses struggling with the rising cost of power, the prime minister has said.