Saturday, December 15, 2018
We might be entering the 12th straight month of falling real wages, but the end of the squeeze in living standards that followed the Brexit vote is finally in sight. Inflation dipped to...
The US central bank has raised interest rates again for the world’s largest economy, citing a tightening labour market. The Federal Reserve’s governing council, led by new chair Jerome Powell, voted to...
German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5bn (£44.5bn) buy of US peer Monsanto, the latest in a trio of mega mergers that will reshape the agrochemicals industry. The...
Is Prudential voting with its feet? The venerable insurer has decided to carve out its UK business from the rest of the group, which is focussed on Asia, America and Africa. The fast...
Whether in an office, factory or shop, work is where most of us spend the majority of our lives. Trade union struggles of the past have led to dramatic reductions in our working hours from the...
The UK has been living through the most feeble and protracted economic recovery in modern British history, leaving people on course to be almost £9,000 worse off on average by 2022-23 relative to the pre-crisis trend, according to calculations...
Savills has posted a strong set of results for 2017, but has also cautioned that this year will be a challenging one, citing heightened market uncertainty, geopolitical risks and rising interest rates. The estate agent on Thursday reported a 3.5...
Copper coins and £50 notes could be scrapped because they are not used enough, according to documents released by the Treasury.  Launching a consultation, the Treasury said it would look at the...
Modern air travel has become increasingly unpleasant as airlines continue to shrink seat sizes to fit more passengers on board — and this is especially true in economy class.  But not all airlines are heading in this direction. In fact,...
Philip Hammond this week drew on the cast of Winnie the Pooh to illustrate his sentiments about the state of Brexit-bound Britain. “I am at my most positively Tigger-like,” he chirped...
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