Business

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Cost of traditional Christmas dinner food ‘rises three times faster than wages’
TUC data shows 18% increase on staples over year, while category including cranberry sauce is up 33%

Rupert Jones

05, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Sunak’s government ‘going backwards’ on green economy, says CBI
Business bosses ‘confused and disappointed’ by PM’s lack of growth plan in face of recession

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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£18bn project to link UK to huge wind and solar farm in Sahara delayed by a year
Exclusive: Dave Lewis, chair of startup hoping to provide 8% of Britain’s energy, tells how political turmoil has delayed undersea cable project

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

04, Dec, 2022 @11:42 PM

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Currys drops Royal Mail ‘for now’ as strikes threaten deliveries
Retailer says its responsibility is to ensure customers ‘get hold of their technology’ for Christmas

Rupert Jones

04, Dec, 2022 @12:25 PM

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Why are so many people leaving the workforce amid a UK cost of living crisis?
Business leaders fear Rishi Sunak is failing to grasp severity of situation and impact on economy

Richard Partington

04, Dec, 2022 @11:23 AM

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I have no problem hiring ex-offenders. But they’re being let down
I don’t care if a candidate for my company’s open position has a criminal record. But I do care about something more important

Gene Marks

04, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Rail industry prays for a Christmas miracle to avert strikes
Time is running out for a deal to send threat of disruption into the sidings and keep holiday travel plans on track

Gwyn Topham

04, Dec, 2022 @12:05 AM

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The Tories know the game is up, even if the City of London doesn’t
With faith in Labour economic policies on the rise, and staunch voters losing faith, the next election will not be another 1992

Phillip Inman

03, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Swati Dhingra of the Bank of England: ‘Are we going to end up deepening the recession?’
In her first interview since joining the monetary policy committee, Britain’s newest interest-rate setter warns inflation is not the biggest threat to the economy – because ‘the slowdown is here’

Richard Partington

03, Dec, 2022 @3:55 PM

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Brexit has fuelled surge in UK food prices, says Bank of England policymaker
Britons need to be kept aware of the cost of leaving the EU, says Swati Dhingra

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

03, Dec, 2022 @3:55 PM

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Fakers, fast sign-ups and fraud: the crisis at the UK’s Companies House
Britain’s register of companies was reformed in 2011 to allow incorporations within 24 hours for £12. Now the number of firms on its books has soared – and so have the complaints

Anna Isaac City editor

03, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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As ITVX banks on World Cup gold, is channel too late to streaming party?
Advantage of being late mover may mean ITV avoids lessons gleaned from fall of big US streaming companies

Mark Sweney

03, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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