Computer giant Hewlett-Packard is set to cut more than 1,000 jobs in the UK as part of a global downsizing, the company announced today.
... Print. * FTSE 100 down 0.3 pct, hits lowest since mid-October. * Standard Chartered falls after warning of weaker profits.
... Print. * U.S. trade deficit narrows, private employers add 215,000 jobs in November. * PMI surveys point to divergence in euro zone recovery.
The government has unveiled its infrastructure spending plan for the next two decades, describing it as "a blueprint for Britain".
Royal Mail today said it had avoided damaging strike action by 155,000 of its staff over Christmas after reaching an eleventh-hour agreement with unions over pay and pensions.