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More than 1,400 firms went bust last month in England and Wales

The number of businesses going bust in England and Wales jumped last month to its highest level since the start of the pandemic, as...

China launches second crewed mission to build space station

World59 minutes ago (Oct 15, 2021 11:06PM ET) 4/4 (C) Reuters. The Long March-2F Y13 rocket, carrying the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft and three astronauts in China's second...

U.S. offers payments, relocation to family of Afghans killed in botched drone attack

World22 minutes ago (Oct 15, 2021 09:55PM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Pentagon logo is seen behind the podium in the briefing room at...

Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2021 – How to stand out and win sales

This hotly anticipated event is just around the corner but what will it look like for businesses this year? Consumer interest in Black Friday...

Foreign lorry drivers to be allowed to make more UK deliveries

Foreign lorry drivers will be able to make an unlimited number of pick-ups and drop-offs in a fixed period in the UK under changes...

Octopus Energy agrees £3bn hydrogen deal

Octopus Energy plans to invest £3 billion in hydrogen plants in Britain by the end of the decade after striking a deal with RES,...

Sunak tells shoppers: “Don’t panic about presents”

Rishi Sunak has said that presents will be available to buy at Christmas despite the supply chain crisis but appeared to rule out helping...

Rishi Sunak urged to cut business rates to unlock billions in investment

Employers’ groups representing more than a quarter of jobs in Britain have called on Rishi Sunak to cut business rates in the budget later...

Just Eat Takeaway.com breaks through one billion orders mark

British orders at Just Eat Takeaway.com jumped by 25 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter as its UK business broke through the one...

Rishi Sunak says that ministers doing all we can to fix supplies for shops

Shoppers can be reassured ministers are doing “absolutely everything we can” to fix supply chain issues in the UK, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said. In...

Wives do not earn as much as their husbands, says new global study

According to a new global study of the difference in earnings between couples, the findings show the majority of the wives earn less than...

UK economy grows after boost from camping holidays and meals out

The UK economy grew by 0.4% in August as more people dined out, went on holiday and attended music festivals. The Office for National Statistics...