Pensioners and those approaching retirement are to be given a one-off opportunity to boost their state pension income from 2016 following a surprise announcement in the Autumn Statement.
... Print. * FTSE 100 index rises 0.4 pct. * Energy stocks benefit from bullish HSBC note. * Risk of less stimulus if US jobs figure tops 200,000.
The U.S. economy is poised to add the most jobs since well before the start of the Great Recession. The strong November jobs report was a good sign for the economy.
Vehicle manufacturing giant JCB is set to create 2500 new jobs by 2018 as part of a �150 million expansion plan. The company is set to build a factory in Uttoxeter, replacing a site at Rugeley, and an excavator manufacturing plant in Cheadle.
House prices surged by 7.7% annually in November, marking the fastest rate seen in six years, Halifax has reported. Halifax said the increase was the biggest seen since October 2007, as strengthened demand in the market combined with a lack of homes for ...