Manufacturing sector

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Peloton shares plunge 20% as losses widen and sales guidance cut
Exercise bike maker misses targets, with boss describing turnaround effort as ‘emotionally draining’

Mark Sweney

10, May, 2022 @2:45 PM

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UK imposes sanctions on Roman Abramovich-linked steel firm Evraz
Foreign Office says company part-owned by billionaire ‘operates in sectors of strategic significance to government of Russia’

Jasper Jolly and Rob Davies

05, May, 2022 @6:51 PM

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Johnson Matthey shares soar after US conglomerate buys stake
Shares in struggling British chemicals producer jump after fund linked to Standard Industries takes 5% stake

Jasper Jolly

29, Apr, 2022 @1:15 PM

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Optimism falls as UK factories hit by fastest rise in costs since 1975
CBI’s April survey shows firms planning to pass on increase to consumers

Larry Elliott Economics editor

25, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Shelf shock: soaring supermarket prices shoppers find hard to swallow
From dog food to coffee, readers are reporting some basic goods’ prices are rising by far more than inflation

Sarah Butler

22, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK furniture prices to rise as war in Ukraine drives up cost of timber
Trade body says pressure on manufacturers ‘will have to be shared with retailers and consumers’

Zoe Wood

17, Apr, 2022 @12:20 PM

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Sunak faces calls to do more to tackle UK slowdown – much to his frustration | Phillip Inman
Chancellor resists demands for more subsidies despite cost of living crisis

Phillip Inman

11, Apr, 2022 @9:26 AM

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UK economy slows more than expected as car production slumps
GDP rose by 0.1% in February, down from 0.8% in January, says ONS, after City economists had predicted 0.3%

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

11, Apr, 2022 @7:19 AM

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High energy-using industries fear lack of support from UK ministers
Firms say they need the kind of help that EU competitors get as gas and electricity prices soar

Rob Davies

03, Apr, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Energy price cap rise hits British bills as unions call for ‘emergency budget’ – as it happened
Live rolling coverage of business, economics and financial markets as energy costs rise and criminal investigation opened into P&O Ferries

Jasper Jolly

01, Apr, 2022 @2:36 PM

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More UK firms expect to raise prices than at any time since 1980s
British Chambers of Commerce survey suggests inflation surge will escalate further in coming months

Phillip Inman

31, Mar, 2022 @11:01 PM

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UK economic recovery at risk from rising inflation and waning business confidence
Services sector growing rapidly after Covid disruption but manufacturing slips as Ukraine invasion dents optimism

Larry Elliott Economics editor

24, Mar, 2022 @11:31 AM

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