A man admitted harassing Rachel Riley Maths and Strictly star returns to present Aberdeen awards

A man admitted harassing Rachel Riley TV presenter and maths expert Rachel Riley is set to return as host for this year’s Offshore Achievement Awards after winning over the crowd at last year’s ceremony. Read Full Story

 

cHeRries Awards The cHeRries: Award winners hail HR talent showcase

cHeRries Awards Winners of a prestigious annual event showcasing the best HR professionals and practices across the north-east have hailed the benefits of getting involved with the cHeRries Awards. Read Full Story

 

Kate Winslet will be among the stars tucking into Loch Duart salmon DiCaprio, Damon, Winslet, Blanchett and Spielberg among the stars dining on Loch Duart salmon

Kate Winslet will be among the stars tucking into Loch Duart salmon Sutherland fish farmer Loch Duart has a key role to play in tomorrow night’s Bafta film awards ceremony. Read Full Story

 

The Bank of England has cut its growth forecasts Modest oil price changes expected to push inflation upwards

The Bank of England has cut its growth forecasts Inflation is expected to hit 0.3% when official figures for January are published on Tuesday, as low oil prices lift marginally and edge up the cost of living. Read Full Story

 

Big chains should be forced to spell out the calorie content of food, the LGA said Chains ‘should have to display calorie content of food and drink’

Big chains should be forced to spell out the calorie content of food, the LGA said Restaurant, pub and cinema chains should be compelled to spell out the calorie content of food and drink they sell to help tackle the nation's "obesity crisis", council leaders have said. Read Full Story

 

Experts said those looking for a loan, credit card or mortgage should be aware that spending habits matter ‘60% go on credit detox’ before making financial application

Experts said those looking for a loan, credit card or mortgage should be aware that spending habits matter Nearly two-thirds of Britons will go on a "credit detox" before taking out a product like a credit card, loan or mortgage - but many return to their bad habits as soon as their application gets approved, a survey has found. Read Full Story

 

Which? surveyed more than 20,000 people and said a lack of competition means that standards across the industry are not being driven up effectively Which? launches campaign to improve banks

Which? surveyed more than 20,000 people and said a lack of competition means that standards across the industry are not being driven up effectively A campaign for "better banks" has been launched by Which? after it found many major players are failing to match the customer satisfaction levels of their smaller rivals. Read Full Story

 

The Sweett Group pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to prevent bribery, the court heard Consultancy firm ‘bribed Arab businessman to land Dubai hotel contract’

The Sweett Group pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to prevent bribery, the court heard A multimillion-pound consultancy firm agreed to bribe an Arab businessman £680,000 to land a lucrative hotel contract in Dubai, a court heard. Read Full Story

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British Gas owner Centrica has been affected by falling commodity prices City’s eyes on British Gas owner Centrica amid fall in commodity prices

British Gas owner Centrica has been affected by falling commodity prices The City will focus on price reductions and cost-cutting programmes at British Gas owner Centrica, while supermarket Asda updates on its plans to bolster falling sales. Read Full Story