The UK economy only expanded by 0.7% between July and September, compared with 0.9% in the second quarter this year, amid the country's manufacturing sector expanding at the weakest pace in 18 months.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has confirmed it is considering whether to launch a full investigation into the Tesco accounting scandal.
A generation of Britons is destined to spend years languishing in low-paid jobs barely above the minimum wage, with the number in poorly paid work at a historic high, a major report will reveal this week.
Monarch Airlines has agreed a rescue deal which will see an investment firm pumping more than �100 million into the company, but also involves pay cuts of up to 30 per cent for staff and hundreds of redundancies.
Children's pocket money has risen more than twice as fast as parents' wages since the 1980s, research has revealed. Youngsters aged between eight and 15 now receive an average of �6.35 a week from their cash-strapped parents, a figure that is 462 per ...