British businesses have reacted with “guarded relief” to the Government’s breakthrough in Brexit talks with the EU, but warned certainty was still a long way off for under-pressure firms.
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Europe’s largest regional airline could axe some routes over environmental concerns, the boss of its new owner has revealed.
More than 100 MPs have urged Barclays to reverse its decision to end over-the-counter cash withdrawals for customers from Post Office branches from next year.
More than two million PPI complaints were made to firms in the first half of this year as the deadline approached, figures from the City regulator show.
National Express looked to North America, Spain and Morocco for growth as it controlled rising wages for school bus drivers in the US, helping to drive up margins.
Selfridges has unveiled its Christmas windows as the festive sales season arrives in force on the high street.
Banks and building societies expect to cut the length of interest-free periods on new credit card lending as Christmas approaches, a Bank of England survey has found.
Unilever has posted muted growth in the third quarter, missing City forecasts after a slowdown in key international markets and weaker growth in ice cream.
Pest control business Rentokil saw business surge in the last three months faster than any third quarter in the last decade, the company revealed.
UK retail sales were flat in September compared with the month before, taking sales growth over the last three months to a steady 0.6%, official figures show.
Moneysupermarket found comfort in its energy division in the last three months as fears that Ofgem’s new price cap would make customers less likely to change energy supplier, proved false.
WHSmith has continued its march into the US by snapping up North American retailer Marshall Retail for 400 million US dollars (£312 million).
The British arm of Domino’s has said it is planning to withdraw from its foreign markets as they continue to decline.
Supermarkets are cutting fuel prices amid claims that retailers are failing to pass on reduced wholesale costs.
A tax introduced nearly half a century ago – and two years before Britain voted to remain in the Common Market – has come up as a sticking point in Brexit negotiations.
The Gruffalo is being celebrated on a new commemorative 50p coin, depicting the beast’s first meeting with Mouse in the woods.
Facebook has dropped out of the top 10 most valuable global brands as Apple, Google and Amazon retained the first three places.
The number of UK businesses in significant financial distress has soared 40% in the three years since the EU referendum, according to a report.
Sterling endured another roller-coasted ride on Wednesday as crunch Brexit talks continue in the hope of securing an eleventh hour deal.
Hundreds of Asda workers have marched on the company’s headquarters and handed over a petition opposing a new contract described as “a stain on the reputation of Asda and its history”.
US music producer Timbaland – famous for working with Justin Timberlake, Madonna and Jay-Z – said his music is in “great hands” as he sold a back catalogue to a UK-based company.
Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones is fighting to secure the future of camera chain Jessops on the high street as he prepares to call in administrators for the stores.
Two-thirds of institutional investors at banks, hedge funds and investment vehicles believe a no-deal Brexit will have a negative impact on global markets, with a third expecting “serious implications”, according to a new survey.
The fate of another fund run by Neil Woodford hangs in the balance after trading was suspended following the disgraced investment guru’s decision to resign as manager.
Business groups have urged the Chancellor to scrap rate increases in the Autumn Budget after it was confirmed they will jump by 1.7% in April.
Amazon has been asked explain why an attempt to buy a stake in Deliveroo will not reduce competition in the UK.
Annual house price growth accelerated in August from a previous near seven-year low, official figures show.
Lidl is spending £15 billion on its British business over the next five years, the supermarket chain has revealed.
Sliding fuel and second-hand car prices kept UK inflation at its lowest for almost three years in September, figures reveal.
One of Britain’s largest home builders, Barratt Developments, said it has the cash to deal with Brexit fallout in the housing sector.
Bosses at online fashion giant Asos have insisted the problems of the last 12 months are behind them and the business is ready to continue ramping up its global empire.
Asda workers will hand in a 23,000 strong petition to the company on Wednesday opposing a controversial new contract.