Patisserie Valerie is preparing to tap investors for tens of millions of pounds as it bakes a takeover bid for the company that owns Gail’s, the chain of artisan cafes.
Prices will rise by 3.4% on average, sparking protests at dozens of train stations as ‘passengers pay more for less’
A federal judge in the U.S. has ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to rescind its delay of a rule that allows some foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the United States to grow their companies, court documents show.
Royal Mail’s half year profits have fallen by nearly a third as its UK parcels and letters business slipped to a loss – and it warned of further pressure on earnings due to a wrangle with unions.
Billionaire Sir James Dyson’s company is suing former chief executive Max Conze claiming he leaked the company’s secrets.
Ladbrokes Coral has been ordered to pay £2.3m by the gambling regulator for failing to intervene after two problem gamblers lost £1.3m of stolen money on its casino website. Days after a government review warned online gambling firms to tighten up controls or face tougher legislation, the Gambling Commission said it found “significant flaws” in […]
New car sales tumbled 12.2 per cent in October, marking the seventh consecutive month of declines and an acceleration on the fall of 9 per cent recorded the previous month. Falling business and consumer confidence was to blame for the drop, according to Mike Hawes, chief executive of trade body the Society of Motor Manufacturers […]
The organisation at the frontline of UK consumer protection says it is seeing a pattern of “old scams, new tricks”.
The Bank of England has increased interest rates by 0.25 percentage points to 0.5 per cent – the first rate rise since 2007.