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Cautious BT may boost cash support for its £47bn pension scheme
Telecom giant moves to increase collateral to limit risk amid mini-budget fallout

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

08, Dec, 2022 @11:57 AM

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Labour calls for crackdown on rip-off UK Christmas broadband and mobile ads
Watchdog must stop misleading ads locking consumers into deals up to £240 more than thought, says opposition party

Mark Sweney

04, Dec, 2022 @4:52 PM

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BT awards tens of thousands of staff £1,500 as strikes end
Union will urge workers to accept award, which will benefit 85% of UK staff, to end protracted dispute

Mark Sweney

28, Nov, 2022 @3:51 PM

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BT asks ministers to help pay for low-cost broadband for poorest customers
Critics say telecoms firms such as BT – which made £1.9bn profit last year – can afford to keep customers on benefits connected

Mark Sweney

27, Nov, 2022 @4:23 PM

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BT has left my 82-year-old mother without a landline
My mum was on the Home Essentials service for £15 a month, but this was increased and then she lost her service

Zoe Wood

14, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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BT tells staff it could help those hit hardest by cost of living crisis
Government’s energy subsidy for businesses will allow more flexibility to improve pay, chief executive says

Mark Sweney

11, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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BT is feeling the squeeze as inflation clouds its future | Nils Pratley
Telecoms company warns of job cuts as cost pressures and energy bills threaten its financial plans

Nils Pratley

03, Nov, 2022 @6:36 PM

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BT warns of more job losses as rising bills force bigger cost-cutting drive
Telecom giant blames 18% fall in profits on need for extra savings after £200m energy bill increase and soaring inflation

Mark Sweney

03, Nov, 2022 @10:40 AM

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Telephone and internet restored in Shetland after cable damage
On Thursday cable connecting islands to mainland Scotland was affected leaving residents cut off

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

21, Oct, 2022 @3:17 PM

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BT’s pension fund ‘fell by £11bn’ after mini-budget
Report from one of the UK’s largest schemes is an early indicator of scale of the financial impact on retirement funds

Mark Sweney

18, Oct, 2022 @5:19 PM

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Broadband customers face up to 14% hike in bills, warns Which?
BT customers face £113 rise as providers such as EE and TalkTalk prepare controversial ‘inflation-plus’ mechanism

Mark Sweney

14, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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BT cut off our vital landline for months
We live in a rural area with poor mobile reception and my GP husband needs to get in touch with his patients

Zoe Wood

10, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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