British Gas

British Gas owner Centrica to scrap standard variable tariffs

Centrica (LON:CNA) will scrap its controversial standard variable tariff (SVT) for new customers from April. The British Gas owner also announced plans to introduce simpler bills and...

UK shoppers expected to spend £10bn this Black Friday

Shoppers are expected to spend up to £10 billion in the week of Black Friday, as the UK embraces the US holiday. The estimate is...
xlmedia

Credit card limits need controlling, says Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice is calling for governments to end unsolicited rises in credit card borrowing limits. Research by the charity found that credit card customers had their borrowing...
Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch admits digital age is “tremendously challenging”

Rupert Murdoch says that the digital age continues to place pressure upon newspapers, during the News Corp AGM (NASDAQ:NWSA) on Wednesday. Mr Murdoch revealed that News...
GKN

GKN ousts incoming chief executive, causing shares to plunge

GKN (LON:GKN) announced the shock departure of its incoming chief executive, a mere weeks before he was due to assume the role. Kevin Cummings, whose...
retail sales

UK retail sales fall 0.3 percent in October

UK retail sales dipped in 0.3 percent October, with unusually warmer weather disrupting sales for the period. Overall, retail year-on-year sales fell for the first...

John McDonnell: we must end Tory austerity

John McDonnell has called on Phillip Hammond to end austerity measures in public services. The shadow chancellor feared that next weeks' budget would not do...
theresa may

Theresa May ‘to go’ by Christmas

As Prime Minister Theresa May battles against a rising tide of controversy, it's looking increasingly she'll be forced to resign before the year is...
Highlands Natural Resources

Highlands Natural Resources updates market on Flow Back Data from East Denver Wells

Highlands Natural Resources (LON:HNR) shares rallied on Thursday, after the company updated the market on progress at its East Denver Well. The natural resource exploration...
FTSE

FTSE may sink to 7,300 before ‘Santa’s rally’

Ahead of the much-anticipated end-of-year Santa's rally, the FTSE may be set to hit lows. The often observed ‘Santa Claus rally’ is often marked by...

Royal Mail gets £106m profit boost, shares rise 4pc

Following the decision to end their pension scheme, Royal Mail (LON:RMG) has received a £106 million boost in profits. Royal Mail's UK parcels and letters...

Dyson sues former chief executive, Max Conze

Dyson has filed a lawsuit against the former chief executive, Max Conze, for allegedly leaking the technology firm's top secrets. After leading the company from 2011 - 2017, Conze...
fastjet

Airbus lands record-breaking deal at Dubai Airshow

Airbus (FRA:AIR) has agreed to a record-breaking deal, in which it will sell 430 jets worth up to $50 billion (£38 billion) to a range...
employment

UK employment suffers first fall since Brexit vote

UK employment figures encountered a surprise fall on Wednesday, in their first drop since last June's Brexit referendum. The latest figures released by the Office...
UK property

Average UK property sells within 96 days – but the longer it’s on, the...

The average UK property takes 96 days to sell, according to the latest report from Post Office Money, with buyers typically being able to negotiate...
Walker Greenback

Walker Greenback shares tumble after profit warning

Walker Greenback (LON:WGB) shares took a tumble on Wednesday, after the luxury furnishings firm issued a profit warning. Walker now expects full-year profits to be...
HSBC

HSBC agree €300m tax investigation settlement

HSBC (LON:HSBA) have agreed upon a €300 million settlement to settle an on-going investigation in tax evasion by French authorities. The investigation had arisen after the PNF,...
Talk Talk

Talk Talk share price dives amid half-year losses

Talk Talk (LON:TALK) shares took a hit on Wednesday, after the company revealed losses for the half-year and slashed outlook. The company reported a pre-tax...
UK employment

UK employment rate dips to 32 million

UK employment falls to 32 million, marking the biggest fall in the last two years. UK employment fell in the three months to September, down...

Deliveroo wins legal battle to ensure no minimum wage or sick pay

In a boost for the "gig economy", Deliveroo has won a landmark legal battle to not give riders holiday pay or a minimum wage. The...