A record �2m in back pay will go to 13,000 of Britain's lowest paid workers after 233 employers were caught cheating them of the minimum wage.
Nut fair: Nestl� have launched a nut-free version of their Walnut Whip. Photograph: Nestle/PA. Nestl�. Downward spiral: dismayed Walnut Whip lovers react to loss of nut.
Fracking for gas will not work in the UK, according to research carried out at Heriot-Watt university. Prof John Underhill said the geology of the British Isles will not support it.
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Britain's wage mystery is deepening. The unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest in more than four decades, yet wage growth is still tepid.
Elliott Advisors has upped the ante in its campaign for change at BHP Billiton, increasing its stake in the mining group to boost its shareholder rights.