Hard-up families won't clear their Christmas credit card bills and loans until the summer, a TUC study revealed today. A squeeze on wages means it will take four weeks longer to pay off our festive debt than last year.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Co-operative Bank has raised 1 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) from a restructuring of its debt and ownership structure, the cornerstone of a 1.5 billion pound recapitalisation due to complete next year.
Marks & Spencer will discount its clothing line by 30% in a last-minute "Mega Day" sale this weekend, as other high street retailers drop prices to entice Christmas shoppers and bargain-hunters.
Gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter is up 0.8% on the same period last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has announced, but a top academic has warned that GDP as a measure of economic sustainability gives a misleading picture.
ENERGY company npower is to pay �3.5 million to vulnerable customers after it was found to have breached energy sales rules. ENERGY company npower is to pay �3.5 million to vulnerable customers after it was found to have breached energy sales rules.