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Date set for Octopus to buy failed energy firm Bulb

3 hours 27 min ago
The sale of failed energy supplier Bulb nears completion, but legal challenges could still derail it.

Eurostar security staff to strike in run-up to Christmas

5 hours 4 min ago
Members of the RMT union will walk out for four days in the run-up to 25 December in a row over pay.

South Staffs Water reveals data hack

6 hours 16 min ago
Account numbers used for direct debit payments could have been hacked, South Staffordshire PLC says.

HSBC to close 114 more branches as footfall declines

7 hours 50 min ago
The lender said footfall in many branches was at an all-time low, with no signs of it returning.

Meat and dairy prices push food inflation to new high

10 hours 54 min ago
The British Retail Consortium forecasts a "bleak" winter" as food prices continue to soar.

China Covid: Factory activity shrinks more than expected

15 hours 13 min ago
Zero-Covid policy and slowing global demand are putting the country's economy under pressure.

Twitter ends Covid-misinformation policy, under Musk

16 hours 57 min ago
The Twitter website says it stopped enforcing its misleading information policy on 23 November.

Royal Mail postal workers begin fresh two-day strike

19 hours 53 min ago
The action is the latest in a series of walkouts and will affect deliveries of letters and parcels.

Train cancellations: 'Some days I spend more on travel than I earn’

19 hours 54 min ago
One in every 26 trains has been cancelled this year, which on top of strikes are adding to passengers' woes.

Octopus takeover of Bulb challenged by rival firms

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 20:52
Octopus Energy's acquisition of collapsed energy firm Bulb could be delayed by a legal fight.

Driving examiners across UK to stage strikes over pay

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 18:16
The PCS union says driving examiners and rural payment officers will strike in December and January.

Onshore wind: Grant Shapps criticised for 'nonsense' claims

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 18:09
The business secretary says wind turbines are now "so big" they cannot be built on land.

Bird flu: Free range turkey supplies hit by bird flu

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 17:53
About 600,000 birds have been culled or have died in the UK's worst avian flu outbreak.

World Cup: Warning over football lottery scams

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 11:22
Fraudsters use interest in the tournament to draw victims into replying to fake lottery letters.

China protests: Uncertainty reigns for foreign firms

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:37
Business leaders say sentiment is at an all time low and call for vaccinations as an exit strategy.

Royal Mail: When are the postal strikes ahead of Christmas?

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 09:39
About 115,000 postal workers are taking part in the dispute with Royal Mail.

EasyJet: Holiday bookings up despite cost-of-living crisis

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 08:55
People are protecting their spending on holidays despite pressure on household budgets, the airline says.

Train strikes: Pub boss warns walkouts could ruin Christmas plans

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 08:47
The Fuller's boss says festive parties could be cancelled without a speedy resolution to the dispute.

Sizewell C nuclear power plant backed by government

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 08:36
Business Secretary Grant Shapps visits the Suffolk coast to mark the signing of contracts.

Plan to make big tech remove harmful content axed

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 01:20
Minister denies weakening the Online Safety Bill after dropping the "legal but harmful" material measures.

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