A Conservative government could cut another �12bn off the welfare budget, George Osborne has suggested as he insisted that further savings on benefits would be needed to clear the deficit.
Many customers claimed they were unable to access current transactions, wages being paid into accounts and other payments. 3:10pm UK, Thursday 12 December 2013.
One of Newcastle owner Mike Ashley's key businesses has suffered a blow after adidas has stopped retailer Sports Direct from selling Chelsea replica kit next season.
Firmus energy, the gas supply company, is set to be sold to a London-based infrastructure fund. Firmus supplies about 40,000 customers in greater Belfast and a further 20,000 in areas outside the city, referred to as the 'ten towns.
The gap between what men and women earn in work has widened for the first time in five years, new figures show. Full-time men now earn 10 per cent more than their female colleagues, but including all employees the gap has risen 19.6 per cent to 19.7 per ...