September 20, 2018

Rothesay leads race for £900m UKAR loans

One of Britain's biggest specialist life insurers has emerged as the frontrunner to buy a £900m mortgage portfolio from a Government agency, a decade after the state-backed bailout of Britain's banking sector.
September 20, 2018

McDonald’s, Wetherspoons and TGI Fridays workers plan strike

Workers from three popular hospitality chains are set to take part in a coordinated UK strike next month to highlight low pay and poor working conditions across the industry.
September 20, 2018

Wheel turns as Evans Cycles seeks rescue deal

Evans Cycles, the century-old retailer, is trying to find a buyer within days as a toxic high street trading environment threatens to claim another prominent victim.
September 20, 2018

Barclays online banking down with ‘technical problems’

Barclays customers have complained that the bank's online service is currently unavailable, causing them problems accessing their funds.
September 20, 2018

August retail sales rose 0.3% despite food, clothes drop

Retail sales were up 0.3% overall in August despite a slowdown in food and clothing, after a strong showing for both sectors in the previous month.
September 20, 2018

Guinness owner warns of £45m hit to profits

Drinks giant Diageo has warned that its annual operating profits are expected to fall short by £45m due to currency fluctuations in some markets.
September 20, 2018

Aston Martin sets £5.07bn float valuation

Luxury carmaker Aston Martin is looking at a valuation of up to £5.07bn as it prepares to float on the London Stock Exchange next month.
September 20, 2018

Equifax fined half a million pounds over data breach

A credit reference agency that failed to protect the details of 15 million people in the UK during a cyber attack has been fined £500,000.
September 20, 2018

Equifax fined £500k over data breach

A credit reference agency that failed to protect the details of 15 million people in the UK during a cyber attack has been fined £500,000.
September 19, 2018

Government admits railways are not fit for purpose

The transport secretary has announced a "sweeping" review designed to transform Britain's railways.
September 19, 2018

Railways ‘bursting at the seams’, Grayling admits

The transport secretary has admitted that Britain's railways are "bursting at the seams" but said renationalisation is not the answer.
September 19, 2018

May rallies EU leaders with ‘not perfect’ Chequers plan

Theresa May has tried to rally EU leaders for a divorce deal to tackle the "uniquely complex situation" of Brexit.