The company behind Frankie & Benny's, Chiquito, Coast to Coast and Garfunkel's is closing 33 restaurants after reporting falling sales and profits.
10.00: The Footsie stayed modestly lower as the morning session progressed as dealers clung to the sidelines awaiting a key speech from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, with little impact from news UK second quarter growth was unrevised.
Strong growth in spending by consumers helped to drive the UK economy ahead of the Brexit vote, official figures show. Consumer spending in the April to June period grew by 0.9% from the previous quarter, the fastest pace since 2014.
UK consumer confidence rose the most in more than three years this month as the initial shock from the Brexit vote faded. An index of sentiment by YouGov and the Centre for Economics and Business Research jumped to 109.8 from 106.6 in July, which was ...
The UK can meet its energy and climate change targets without building the controversial new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, a new report has found.