Thursday, May 23, 2019

'Running a business is a marathon, not a sprint'

In the 1980s, Clem Chambers created some of the world's first computer games. This industry now earns $100bn a year but Clem's firm,...

Frankie and Benny's owner suffers in heatwave as sales decline

The sweltering heatwave in the south and England's World Cup euphoria all had an impact on Chiquito and Frankie and Benny’s popular eating...

Clyde Gateway goes to Cannes to showcase Scotland's blueprint for sustainable living

The team behind the massive Clyde Gateway project are today pitching for business at a major international property fair in Cannes. Martin...

Nissan's Kelly granted bail by Tokyo court; Christmas release possible

TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Nissan Motor Representative Director Greg Kelly was granted bail by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, raising the possibility he...

The self-employed pensions time-bomb

What does this chart show? That self-employed people are far less likely to contribute to a pension than workers employed by a company....

Christmas and New Year 2018 benefit and Universal Credit payment dates – what you...

CHRISTMAS is a heavy financial burden for many, especially for those on benefits - but by knowing exactly when you'll get paid, you...

Carillion collapse likely to cost taxpayers more than £150m

Taxpayers are on course to pay more than £150m following the collapse this year of Carillion after it was revealed the bill...

Shareholders received record dividends of almost £100bn in 2018

UK-listed firms paid record dividends last year, thanks to rising profits, but a report warns that shareholder payouts could take a big hit...

Heathrow raises £1bn debt as it prepares for Brexit

Josh Spero, Transport Correspondent July 24, 2018 Print this page Heathrow airport has raised nearly £1bn in debt to keep it going through a “worst-case scenario”...

Terry’s classic festive treat is now made in French production plant

BRITISH Christmas favourite the Terry’s chocolate orange is now made in France – by a man called Thierry. Manufacturing of the classic festive treat...

Trade jitters and tech woes weigh on S&P, Nasdaq

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Nasdaq declined on Thursday as the possibility of more U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports loomed,...

Supermarkets have already sold out of Christmas delivery slots around the country

CHRISTMAS shoppers are facing issues ordering their groceries online as supermarkets have run out of delivery slots already. Almost three weeks before the big...

Zimbabweans vote in first election since Mugabe's removal

© Reuters. Zimbabwean oppostion Movement for Democratic Change...

Cruel fraudsters are conning families out of £1million-a-DAY in bank transfer scams

FRAUDSTERS are conning families out of £1million-a-day in bank transfer scams. Horrifying figures show how in the first six months of 2018 some £145million...

Stagecoach appoints Jayne-Anne Gadhia as non-executive director

Stagecoach has appointed Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia, chief executive of Virgin Money, as a non-executive director. She officially joins the company on 1st March. A...

Comcast outbids Fox with $39 billion offer for Sky in auction

LONDON (Reuters) - Comcast (CMCSA.O) beat Rupert Murdoch’s Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA.O) in the battle for Sky (SKYB.L) after offering more than 30...

'I was in the taxi and he put his hand on my knee'

Taxi and private hire drivers in England and Wales could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks before being granted a licence, under...

Digital ad market under fresh scrutiny amid competition concerns

Facebook and Google could be forced to open up their businesses and share details of how their advertising model works, after the government...

Prepare to barbecue on a budget this summer with these great money-saving tips —...

WILL you be enjoying a griller thriller in the great outdoors this summer? The days are getting longer, it is finally getting warmer —...

Novartis to streamline production in response to lower U.S. prices: NZZ am Sonntag

VIENNA (Reuters) - Switzerland’s Novartis (NOVN.S) plans to streamline its worldwide production to increase its operating profit margin despite falling prices for its...

Circular Economy Hotspot Scotland to showcase best in Scots innovative business

Leaders of innovative businesses operating in six sectors are to showcase their working towards a circular economy at an international event in Glasgow...

Home Bargains is selling ‘Candy Crush’ ice creams and they taste of pink bubblegum...

CANDY Crush fans should head to Home Bargains for its latest mouth-watering treats. The bargain retailer is selling ice cream tubs inspired by the...

Is the UK construction industry having its ‘uber moment’?

At a factory in Bedford, north of the British capital, a series of boxlike apartments — including kitchen bench tops, ovens, baths and...

China's Zhoushan to go after Singapore marine hub's top billing

ZHOUSHAN, China/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China’s port city of Zhoushan is planning to challenge Singapore’s dominance of the multi-billion dollar shipping fuel industry, relying...