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Nine ways millennials are worse off than older generations

Thursday  16:20,   20 june 2019

A new study lays bare the “unprecedented” squeeze on young people’s incomes and living standards over the past decade in the UK. The Resolution Foundation’s first “intergenerational audit" spells out the stark challenges facing millennials in the... >>>

Dunelm ups profit outlook again as weather boosts sales

Thursday  15:10,   20 june 2019

The homeware retailer now expects full-year pre-tax profits of between £124 million and £126 million. This compares with £93.1 million last year. Shares lifted nearly 6% after the profit cheer. Dunelm has enjoyed a bumper financial year so far, with >>>

Social network LinkedIn to add 800 jobs in Ireland

Thursday  13:45,   20 june 2019

Social network LinkedIn to add 800 jobs in... >>>

Why is in-work poverty on the rise?

Thursday  13:06,   20 june 2019

New research suggests higher rents and slower wage growth is pushing more working families into relative... >>>

Do you live in a fraud hotspot?

Thursday  12:50,   20 june 2019

Which? analysed figures from Action Fraud to find the ‘fraud capitals’ for reports of particular crimes, from romance scams to bogus... >>>

Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing to pay tuition fees for class of Chinese students

Thursday  12:05,   20 june 2019

Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing has promised to pay tuition fees for a class of Chinese university students. His [] The post Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing to pay tuition fees for class of Chinese students appeared first on... >>>

Bathstore collapse to deepen retail carnage

Thursday  10:10,   20 june 2019

The carnage gripping Britain's retail sector is on the brink of claiming another victim with the specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore ‎close to appointing administrators. Sky News has learnt that privately owned‎ Bathstore is lining up BDO, the... >>>

Half of Britons say we should only trade with those respecting human rights

Thursday  09:55,   20 june 2019

Half of Britons believe the country should only trade with those that have a good record on human rights - even if it hurts the economy. The opinion comes in response to a survey of 17,000 people in 24 countries that also showed the US is seen as... >>>

Unilever boss warns of dangers of 'woke-washing' in ad industry

Thursday  09:40,   20 june 2019

The concept of 'greenwashing' - talking up the benefit to the environment of a practice, product or service despite there being no underlying change taking place - has existed since the 1980s. Today, though, Alan Jope, the new chief executive of... >>>

Interest rates to be kept at 0.75% amid slowing growth

Thursday  09:15,   20 june 2019

The decision comes after recent ‘hawkish’ comments from... >>>

Next buys Ocado beauty business in £8m deal

Thursday  08:45,   20 june 2019

Ocado has sold off a beauty business to high street retailer Next following the grocery delivery company's joint venture with Marks & Spencer. Beauty store and website Fabled by Marie Claire has been acquired by Next in a deal that will be worth... >>>

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges'

Thursday  07:40,   20 june 2019

British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges." The company said staff had been told about the cuts, which were part of its "ongoing... >>>

Tumbling air fares and car prices see UK inflation hit 2% target

Thursday  04:40,   20 june 2019

Falling air fares and car prices contributed to a modest fall in the rate of inflation in May, with the consumer price index hitting the Bank of England’s 2% target. By and large, analysts had predicted that the rate of inflation had fallen in May... >>>

FCA clamps down on pension transfer advice of an ‘unacceptable standard’

Thursday  04:20,   20 june 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority is concerned that firms are recommending large numbers of consumers transfer out of defined benefit... >>>

Apple Wants Suppliers to Mull Major Shift From China: Nikkei

Wednesday  18:05,   19 june 2019

Apple Inc. has asked its largest suppliers to consider the costs of shifting 15% to 30% of its output from China to Southeast Asia in a dramatic shake-up of its production chain, the Nikkei reported. The U.S. tech giant asked “major suppliers” to... >>>