Business

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Only eight of UK’s top 100 companies headed by women, report says
Cranfield finds progress on gender targets but still too few female chairs, chief executives and chief financial officers

Julia Kollewe

06, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK energy prices are giving the surest signal of an expensive winter
If there is a political plan to manage a possible crisis – beyond blaming international markets – it is hard to spot

Nils Pratley

06, Oct, 2021 @6:16 PM

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‘Economically illiterate’: PM’s Tory conference speech gets frosty reception
Next boss, thinktanks and unions criticise Boris Johnson, saying ‘shortages cannot be blustered away’

Heather Stewart and Julia Kollewe

06, Oct, 2021 @6:12 PM

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UK industry could face shutdowns as wholesale gas price hits record high
Steel, chemicals and fertiliser industries warn of difficult winter unless government takes emergency action

Rob Davies and Joanna Partridge

06, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Omni Energy predicts it will be 13th UK provider to go bust
Firm tells customers it will switch them to another supplier unless they object

Rob Davies

06, Oct, 2021 @5:03 PM

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UK gas price surge then falls back as Putin offers to stabilise energy markets – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

06, Oct, 2021 @4:55 PM

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US debt ceiling: an ill financial wind is blowing Australia’s way | Greg Jericho
America still holds enormous sway on the global economy. So when Congress starts down a path to a possible debt default, could it hit the world with GFC 2.0?

Greg Jericho

06, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Vrimp your shrimp: Nestlé launches faux seafood product made from seaweed
Swiss food firm says product boasts ‘authentic texture’ as it seeks to capitalise on rise in meat-free diets

Zoe Wood

06, Oct, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Cadbury to launch vegan Dairy Milk alternative called Plant Bar
Product will be made using almond paste and cost double the price of a standard Dairy Milk chocolate bar

Hilary Osborne and Zoe Wood

06, Oct, 2021 @10:40 AM

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Tesco credits use of rail freight for keeping shelves stocked in supply crisis
Supermarket aims to deliver 90,000 40ft containers of goods a year to its warehouses via trains by end of 2021

Sarah Butler

06, Oct, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Two in three UK firms expect to raise prices in Christmas run-up, poll finds
BCC warning comes as Greggs flags price pressures amid surge in fuel and energy costs

Larry Elliott and Sarah Butler

05, Oct, 2021 @9:30 PM

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THG investors start to question Matthew Moulding’s ambition
Latest attempt to seize online opportunities falling flat as founder pursues corporate gymnastics

Nils Pratley

05, Oct, 2021 @7:15 PM

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