The UK Government has appointed a new energy minister – for the sixth in as many years. Baroness Neville-Rolfe has left the department to be replaced by Lord Prior. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice
The most sugary soft drinks are to be taxed at 24p per litre as part of plans to reduce childhood obesity, the Chancellor has confirmed.
Housing sales reached a seven-year high in July, driven by “highly competitive” mortgage rates and lower stamp duty levels, according to a new report.
Philip Hammond has said the Brexit vote underlined the “urgent” need to tackle the UK economy’s long-term weaknesses as the Budget watchdog slashed growth forecasts for next year.
The proportion of women high earners has not changed for six years despite moves to increase diversity in senior positions, a study has found.
Sir Philip and Lady Green appear on a list of the richest couples in the country - although their wealth is said to have fallen by £433 million over the last year.
As the runners and riders in the general election start to catch sight of the campaign finishing line, firms in the north and north-east will be will be paying close attention to promises and pledges made in the final furlongs.
Entrepreneurs starting a new business will be “penalised” under changes to National Insurance contributions announced by the Chancellor, it has been warned.
Up to one in three workers are now in “precarious” employment such as jobs in the so-called gig economy or on zero-hours contracts, a new study shows.
Economic data is falling thick and fast this week as experts try to get a handle on the mood of the country's businesses amid all the political uncertainty.
The general election and what it will mean for business will be uppermost in the minds of most north and north-east employers this week.
An emergency £435 million package has been unveiled by Philip Hammond to help pubs and other firms facing major hikes in their business rates.
The average employee believes their savings would last them just one month if their income stopped, a survey has found.
One of Scotland’s richest men who fled the country after going bankrupt has been forced to return home after his Middle-Eastern dream went “bust”.
Workers at Amazon's main Scottish warehouse have resorted to living in tents nearby so they can make it into work.
A package of up to £10.5 million announced to support steelworkers and the local economy hit by the latest wave of job cuts in the industry has been attacked as “woefully inadequate.”
The Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks are being readied for a stock market flotation after their Australian owner confirmed plans to exit UK banking.