Hewlett Packard is to cut jobs at a number of UK sites in the new year, according to union leaders. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA. Hewlett Packard (HP) has announced plans to cut more than 1,100 UK jobs at the start of next year.
The government has unveiled its infrastructure spending plan for the next two decades, describing it as "a blueprint for Britain".
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Royal Mail today said it had avoided damaging strike action by 155,000 of its staff over Christmas after reaching an eleventh-hour agreement with unions over pay and pensions.
Forecasting is often seen as a fool's game, but in the Office for Budget Responsibility's case, it's also a necessary one.