Two separate reports for the government have raised the possibility that millions of people may have to work longer to qualify for a state pension.
UK retail sales were 1.4% up on January, the ONS said. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images. Retail industry. UK retail sales shrug off Brexit fears with February rise.
Shareholders in Crest Nicholson, one of the largest housebuilders in Britain, have voted against a pay deal for the company's directors because of concerns that the performance targets were too easy.
Jones Bootmaker is expected to call in administrators on Friday in a move that will put more than 1,100 jobs at risk. The shoe retailer, which employs 1,145 people, has nearly 100 stores and a handful of concessions in department stores.
The U.S. Senate has a lot going on: confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court nominee, negotiations on repealing the Affordable Care Act, votes on gun sales regulations and bear-hunting rules for Alaska.