The small business community has welcomed plans by the chancellor to help companies which have struggled during the financial crisis in the face of rising costs and falling demand.
The Bank of England has kept interest rates at a record low of 0.5%, despite signs that the UK economy is improving. The decision was widely expected, given governor Mark Carney's pronouncements that the Bank would not even consider raising rates until ...
Blockbuster is to shut 62 more stores across the UK resulting in 427 further job losses after going into administration. The embattled retailer had already announced that 102 stores were to be scrapped with a loss of 634 jobs.
Children in Britain should ditch French and German and study Mandarin instead, David Cameron has said. On his final day of a visit to China, the Prime Minister said he wanted education ties with the country dramatically strengthened.
More than 30,000 new cars sold in Britain this year were hybrid, electric or other non-conventional diesel or petrol vehicles, new figures show.