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Gas price crisis: Octopus ordered to take on Avro's customers

3 hours 31 min ago
Ofgem has ordered Octopus Energy to take on 580,000 customers from collapsed firm Avro Energy.

Riskiest payments should be slowed to stop fraud, says Nationwide

4 hours 22 min ago
Nationwide Building Society sets up a fraud checking hotline, but says wider changes are need to halt fraud.

Labour conference: Party to unveil plan to scrap business rates

Sun, 09/26/2021 - 23:34
Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves will promise a fairer property tax in a speech to Labour's conference.

Fuel supply: UK suspends competition law to get petrol to forecourts

Sun, 09/26/2021 - 22:29
It comes as the Petrol Retailers Association warns that up to two-thirds of its members are out of fuel.

Fuel supply: Visas won't solve petrol supply issues - retailers

Sun, 09/26/2021 - 17:05
A trade body says filling stations are running out as ministers seek to bring in overseas lorry drivers.

Farmers warn of Christmas turkey shortage due to lack of staff

Sun, 09/26/2021 - 16:09
Sales are already soaring despite fewer birds being produced for the big chains, a farming boss says.

No fuel shortage, says transport secretary

Sun, 09/26/2021 - 11:01
Grant Shapps calls for drivers to be "sensible" and only fill up when they need to.

Energy crisis not failure of regulation, says Ofgem boss

Sun, 09/26/2021 - 10:34
The boss of the regulator tells the BBC no one could have predicted the sharp rise in gas prices.

Hauliers and poultry workers to get temporary visas

Sat, 09/25/2021 - 22:40
Some 10,500 foreign lorry drivers and poultry workers will be able to work in the UK until Christmas Eve.

Lorry driver shortage: Government working on temporary visa scheme

Sat, 09/25/2021 - 01:56
A shortage of drivers has disrupted supply chains and fuel deliveries, with vehicles queuing for petrol.

Can green energy power Africa's future?

Sat, 09/25/2021 - 01:06
Energy access is a big issue for businesses in Africa, but can the continent go green as well?

Nike and Costco warn of product shortages and delays

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 20:47
The sportswear giant and retailer are struggling to source products due to supply chain issues.

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou to be freed in US deal

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 20:13
The row over Meng Wanzhou's detention in 2018 strained China's relations with Canada and the US.

Airport arrivals hit by passport gate failure

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 16:16
Passengers arriving at UK airports suffer delays after an IT problem hits self-service passport gates.

Petrol: Ministers to meet over supply problem

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 13:43
They are due to meet on Friday afternoon despite the transport secretary saying fuel will "continue to flow".

China declares all crypto-currency transactions illegal

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 12:30
Trading Bitcoin and other crypto-currenices is a criminal activity, China's central bank says.

Thousands of energy customers facing bill shocks

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:57
People are awaiting decisions by the regulator about which surviving company will take on their supply.

Gas price crisis: Shift focus to using less energy, says boss

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:39
The government should concentrate on how people can use less energy to lower their bills, says boss.

Evergrande: Investors in the dark over $83m bond payment

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 06:45
Financial markets have been rocked this week by concerns over the firm's more than $300bn of debt.

Mondelez threatens trademark battle over bar's lilac packaging

Fri, 09/24/2021 - 06:07
Mondelez believes Primary Pantry's vegan fruit bar "exploits" the trademark of its Milka chocolates.

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