A discount on business rates bills for small shops unveiled by the Chancellor in today's Autumn Statement has received a warm welcome from the Association of Convenience Stores.
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.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, pausing to assess the health of the euro zone recovery after taking action a month earlier in response to falling inflation, which is now abating.
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.