Business and Economic News
Wage growth nears 11-year high but hiring slows
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:32:00 +0100
Average wage growth has accelerated to levels not seen since July 2008, according to official figures.
Topshop owner Arcadia's restructure plan challenged
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:32:00 +0100
Topshop's parent company Arcadia. which averted collapse last month, has had its rescue plan challenged by a US creditor.
Ryanair to cut services as Boeing 737 MAX crisis hits fleet
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:09:00 +0100
Ryanair says delays to deliveries of the crisis-hit Boeing 737 MAX means it must scale back some of its services.
Laterooms owner checks into new destination
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:11:00 +0100
The owner of hotel booking website Laterooms.com is seeking a change of destination after putting itself up for sale.
Tax on sugary drinks takes fizz out of Irn-Bru parent
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:22:00 +0100
Shares in the company behind Irn-Bru and Rubicon drinks has seen its share price lose a quarter of its value after it issued a profit warning.
Google walkout leader leaves company after 'retaliation'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:42:00 +0100
Meredith Whittaker, one of the Google employees who led global walkouts at the tech giant over sexual harassment claims, has left the company following allegations of a fallout against the protest's organisers.
UK risks 'catastrophic' climate change impact if farming doesn't change
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:41:00 +0100
The UK's entire farming and food system must become sustainable by 2030 if the country is to tackle the climate change crisis.
'Tulip' skyscraper plans blocked by London mayor
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:06:00 +0100
London mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a new skyscraper dubbed The Tulip to be built in the city.
Facebook's scam detection service goes live following lawsuit
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:09:00 +0100
Facebook's new scam reporting tool goes live today following legal action aimed at forcing it to take online fraud more seriously.
Money Shop plans £18m customer payout pot
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:21:00 +0100
One of Britain's biggest short-term consumer lenders is to ring-fence an £18m compensation pot for creditors as it prepares to wind itself up following a surge in customer complaints.