Shares in Sports Direct fell 8 per cent in morning trading after growth slowed and the sports retailer became embroiled in a high street price war with rivals and a spat with Adidas over Chelsea's football kit.
George Osborne said on Thursday that the next government must cut welfare spending further to run public finances without unacceptable pressures on public services such as health or education.
Chancellor George Osborne says Help to Buy is boosting competition on high loan-to-value mortgages as he defended the scheme against accusations it was fuelling a boom.
The former finance director of Bradford & Bingley has been fined �30,000 by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to provide the board with accurate information, ahead of the bank's collapse at the height of the financial crisis.
The gap between what men and women earn in work has widened for the first time in five years, new figures show. Full-time men now earn 10 per cent more than their female colleagues, but including all employees the gap has risen 19.6 per cent to 19.7 per ...