Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid.
Theresa May is under mounting pressure to guarantee workers' rights will not be axed when Britain quits the EU. MPs and union leaders say laws entitling staff to holiday rights, rest breaks and protection from rogue bosses could be swept away under Brexit.
Manchester has the youngest business owners in the UK on average, as well as seeing some of the largest SME turnover increases. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images.
The government is considering a proposal to detach development of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant from an agreement allowing China to build a reactor in Essex.
The vote to leave the EU has damaged confidence in Britain's dominant services industry but the impact on day-to-day business so far has been “relatively modest”, according to a new survey.