US-China

China/US trade war intensifies as Trump imposes $200bn tariffs

Donald Trump has imposed a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods that will be entering the US from next week. The US President has...
ocado

Ocado shares up 4pc on strong sales

Ocado (LON: OCDO) has reported an 11.5 percent rise in sales in the latest quarter, sending shares up over four percent. For the 13 weeks...
theresa may

Honda: no-deal Brexit will cost tens of millions

Honda has said that a no-deal Brexit could cost the Japanese carmaker tens of millions of pounds in additional tariffs. Ian Howells, the European boss of...

Sadiq Khan praises ‘Learn to Live’ campaign

Sadiq Khan is urging Londoners to support a campaign that links British schoolchildren with children in war zones across the world. The Learn to Live project has been...
Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover employees start 3-day working week

Jaguar Land Rover has said that employees at the Solihull plant will be working a three-day week until Christmas. The car manufacturer said it planned to make...
jobs

Robots to create 133m jobs over next decade, says WEF report

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has said that the rise of machines, robots and algorithms could create 133 million jobs globally over the next decade. The WEF report...
imf

IMF: no-deal Brexit will result in “significantly worse outcome”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned on the effects that a no-deal Brexit would have on the UK economy. Christine Lagarde, the IMF's managing director,...
theresa may

Theresa May on Brexit: “I believe we will get a good deal”

Theresa May has said that the only alternative to the Chequers plan is leaving the EU without a deal. In an interview with Panorama, the prime minister...
amazon, amazon prime, deliveries, jobs, seattle

Justin Welby criticised over zero-hour contracts and gig economy

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been criticised for the Church of England's Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) investments and use of zero-hour contracts. Justin Welby has attacked...

Sports Direct fails to guarantee House of Fraser customers refunds

Sports Direct has said that it will not refund House of Fraser customers for undelivered goods since the group's collapse. Following his £90 million purchase...
SSE

SSE issue profit warning amid “regrettable” performance

SSE (LON:SSE) has issued a profit warning, blaming warmer weathers and energy price caps for its poor performance. The energy company said profits for the...
rm direct lending

IFS: Financial crisis hits millennials hardest

New figures from the Institute for Fiscal Studies have shown that millennials are the hardest hit from the financial crisis. Earnings for UK employees have failed to recover...
savers

Help-to-save scheme launches for low-income workers

On Wednesday the government will launch its new help-to-save scheme, giving low-paid workers 50p for every £1 they save. The new scheme is similar to the savings...
Morrisons

Morrisons faces £1bn bill in equal pay dispute

Morrisons could face a £1 billion bill as the retailer is challenged in an equal pay dispute. Law firm Leigh Day is seeking compensation for female employees,...
Ryanair

Ryanair cancels 150 of 400 flights as pilots prepare for strikes

Ryanair has said it plans to cancel 150 flights flying to and from Germany on Wednesday due to a 24-hour strike. Ryanair pilots working at German...
cadburys

Cadbury to stockpile ingredients in the event of no-deal Brexit

A senior executive at the owner of Cadbury said it is stockpiling ingredients in case of a no-deal Brexit. Hugh Weber, the president of Mondelez Europe,...
mark carney

Carney to stay on at BoE to ensure a smooth Brexit

Mark Carney will remain as the Bank of England's governor until 2020, allowing the governor to see the UK through Brexit. Phillip Hammond made the...

Pound jumps on Barnier’s Brexit optimism

The pound rose one percent against the dollar on Monday following Michel Barnier's comments that a Brexit deal was possible within the next eight weeks.  Barnier...
jd sports

JD Sports report booming sales and “record” profit

JD Sports Fashion has reported a 19 percent jump in first-half earnings resulting in rising profits. Revenues rose by 35 percent to £1.8 billion in the...
gender pay gap

Theresa May to meet with car industry executives

Theresa May will be meeting with car industry executives in Birmingham as concerns surrounding a no-deal Brexit continue to grow. The prime minister will use the summit...