John Lewis is axing nearly 400 jobs across its restaurants and home fittings service as it grapples with the acute pressures facing the retail sector.
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The new 12-sided £1 coin will enter circulation on March 28, the Government has announced.
The UK economy defied expectations in 2016 as Britons decided to keep calm and carry on spending following the Brexit vote, but there are fears it could be in for a bumpy ride over the year ahead.
Unions and the Government are ramping up efforts to secure thousands of British jobs after Peugeot pointed to "speedy" cost savings as part of its potential takeover of Vauxhall and Opel.
The UK aviation industry is 365 days away from needing to know how it will be affected by the Brexit negotiations, Ryanair has claimed.
Ministers have vowed to leave "no stone unturned" as they seek to secure compensation from Volkswagen for UK motorists affected by the emissions scandal.
Banks and building societies have reported their strongest January mortgage lending figure since 2008 amid signs that the market is holding up "pretty well".
BAE Systems has reported rising full-year profits and the defence giant expects the election of Donald Trump to further boost its performance in 2017.
The High Court has adjourned a bid by BHS administrators to take control of the company Dominic Chappell used to extract millions of pounds from the dying store chain.
Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has promised cheap transatlantic flights when it starts services from the US to Europe this summer.
Co-operative Energy is to increase the cost of its standard variable tariff by an average of 5%, it has announced.
One in three firms are looking to partially relocate some of their business overseas because of uncertainty caused by Brexit, a new study has revealed.
Smaller firms are expected to recruit over 200,000 apprentices in the next year, according to a study.
Car production increased last month to its best January figure for nine years, new figures have shown.
Pay rises have remained around 2% over the past year, although public sector workers have received half that figure, a new report showed.
The Government has reduced its stake in Lloyds Banking Group to less than 4% as the lender moves a step closer to full private ownership.
Surf Air will ride the Brexit wave by launching unlimited flights from London as Britain's bankers face relocation to rival financial hubs.
Boosting workforce skills should be a top priority for manufacturers working to keep their Scottish operations globally competitive, according to a report.
Banking giant Barclays has said it is "just months away" from completing a swingeing overhaul as it revealed profits nearly trebled in 2016.
British Gas owner Centrica has fuelled further controversy over energy prices after reporting another rise in profits, while boss Iain Conn warned against Government intervention in the sector.
Theresa May has urged her backbenchers to support a north-east MP's fight to help stamp out violence against women.
Apple has announced that its new headquarters will open for employees in the spring and will include an auditorium named after its late co-founder, Steve Jobs.
Theresa May has sought to reassure the French motor industry boss expected to acquire Vauxhall of the Government's continued commitment to supporting the car industry in the UK.
MPs have accused some of the leading figures of the so-called "gig economy" of exploiting loopholes in the law to take advantage of workers over employment rights.
Investors piled into Unilever on Wednesday after the Marmite-owner announced a fresh push to boost shareholder value following Kraft Heinz's failed takeover attempt.
The UK Government has pledged almost £4 million to subsidise an air route between Londonderry and London.
Marmite and PG Tips owner Unilever is launching a "comprehensive review" in a bid to deliver more value to shareholders after Kraft Heinz's failed takeover attempt.
The owner of energy giant ScottishPower has revealed UK generation and supply earnings slumped by more than a fifth after it lost around 160,000 customers in a "challenging" year.
British Gas is to invest £100 million in a loyalty programme that will offer discounted energy and deals in partnership with UK brands.
Squeezed savers expect to have around 10% less to put away in 2017 than a year ago, a survey has found.
Britain's economy picked up speed in the final three months of last year, but a downward annual revision has lost the UK its title as the fastest growing country in the G7.
BAE Systems has confirmed that chief operating officer Charles Woodburn will take the helm as chief executive when Ian King retires this summer.