The UK government ran a surplus in July for the first time in 15 years, but one-off factors will increase borrowing later in the year, according to official figures published on Tuesday.
Provident Financial has issued its second profit warning in two months. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA. Provident Financial. Provident Financial sees nearly �1.7bn wiped off stock market value.
Tour operator Thomas Cook is restarting its flight and holiday programme from the UK to Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse beach attack that left 38 people dead.
The war of the supermarkets is heating up with new data showing that German discounters Aldi and Lidl are rapidly wrestling market share from Britain's traditional retailers.
Dominic Chappell, a former bankrupt who bought the BHS retail chain for �1, is being prosecuted by the Pensions Regulator for failing to hand over information relating to the failed high street group's retirement fund.