Category: Business

Sajid Javid: Budget help for firms hit by rates rise

Sajid Javid: Budget help for firms hit by rates rise

  Image copyright Getty Images The government has promised measures in the Budget for firms facing the “steepest increases” in business rates....

Business rates Sainsbury's boss urges 'fundamental reform

Business rates: Sainsbury’s boss urges ‘fundamental reform’

Image copyright Getty Images The chief executive of Sainsbury’s has called for “fundamental reforms” to business rates, amid concerns increases could...

'Paralysed by grief'

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook’s new bereavement leave policy was announced by Sheryl Sandberg Facebook last week doubled its...

UK wage growth outpaces inflation

UK wage growth outpaces inflation

  Image copyright Getty Images Wages grew 2.6% in the three months to December, faster than the rate of inflation, figures show. However, the rate of wage growth...

Spain Bankia fraud trial for ex-IMF boss Rodrigo Rato

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Rodrigo Rato (left) could face prison and a hefty fine if found guilty Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato and 64 other bankers have...

FTSE 100 slides in widespread sell-off

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images London’s stock market fell more than 1% in a widespread sell-off, while the pound flirted with its lowest level against the...

Mortgage approvals at 19 month low, but consumer credit soars

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The number of people taking out mortgages fell to its lowest level for 19 months in August, according to Britain’s High Street...

German economy expecting golden autumn, says Ifo head

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images German business confidence has rebounded to a two-year high in September, according to the closely-watched Ifo survey. The index,...

Aldi posts record sales but profits drop

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Aldi has posted record 2015 sales in the UK and Ireland and will invest £300m in store revamps, but profits have been hit by the supermarket...

Wanda steps up rivalry against Disney in China with second park

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP China’s Dalian Wanda has stepped up competition with Walt Disney, opening its second theme park in the country. On Saturday, the company...