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A major toy company is phasing out plastic — but not in its toys

Friday  12:40,   23 august 2019

Hasbro is starting by eliminating plastic packaging in new... >>>

52 ideas that changed the world - 11. Trade unions

Friday  12:40,   23 august 2019

How organised labour fought for rights in the modern... >>>

Eddie Stobart chief executive steps down amid accounting review

Friday  10:45,   23 august 2019

The transport company has put the brakes on the trading of its... >>>

UK competition watchdog reprimands RBS, Santander over PPI procedures

Friday  10:35,   23 august 2019

UK competition watchdog reprimands RBS, Santander over PPI... >>>

Trump turns up heat on Fed chair as bonds go negative

Friday  10:10,   23 august 2019

It can't be much fun being Jay Powell right now. Scarcely a day goes by without the chairman of the Federal Reserve, America's central bank, being publicly criticised by Donald Trump. The latest assault came when, on Wednesday, Mr Trump tweeted:... >>>

Links of London hoping for rescue offer as it rushes to find a buyer

Friday  09:50,   23 august 2019

The future of Links of London is reportedly hanging in the balance this week as the British jewellery chain rushes [] The post Links of London hoping for rescue offer as it rushes to find a buyer appeared first on... >>>

Workers earn £5,000 less in UK seaside towns — and their wages are falling

Friday  09:40,   23 august 2019

Workers earn £5,000 less in UK seaside towns — and their wages are... >>>

Hasbro to buy 'Peppa Pig' owner for $4 billion

Friday  08:05,   23 august 2019

US toymaker Hasbro announced Thursday that it is acquiring studio Entertainment One, which owns popular cartoon series "Peppa Pig" among other children's content, for approximately $4 billion. In addition to Peppa Pig, the popular s***e with a... >>>

Eddie Stobart crisis deals fresh blow to Woodford

Friday  07:15,   23 august 2019

Eddie Stobart, the logistics group known for its distinctively coloured lorries‎, will deliver a fresh blow to the embattled fund manager Neil Woodford on Friday when its chief executive quits in the wake of a multimillion pound accounting error.... >>>

UK’s most expensive cities becoming more affordable for homebuyers

Friday  05:55,   23 august 2019

Houses in Britain’s most expensive cities have returned to levels of affordability not seen since 2015, according to new data released this morning. Weak house price growth and rising wages have boosted the chances for those wanting to buy houses in >>>

Mecca owner Rank hit by sliding bingo hall footfall

Thursday  16:17,   22 august 2019

Rank Group saw annual profits slide but told investors it is starting to see results from its turnaround programme. The Mecca Bingo owner said it saw footfall in its bingo halls sink lower, while gamblers spent less in its Grosvenor Casinos sites... >>>

How Brazil and Vietnam are tightening their grip on the world's coffee

Thursday  15:55,   22 august 2019

How Brazil and Vietnam are tightening their grip on the world's... >>>

'Dinosaur bosses' averse to hire pregnant women

Thursday  15:20,   22 august 2019

More than 10% of employers would hesitate to hire a woman who they think might get pregnant, showing that "dinosaur bosses" are still found in workplaces, a new study suggests. Research by the Young Women's Trust indicated that male managers were... >>>

Retailers forecast trouble ahead as sales fall at fastest rate in a decade

Thursday  14:50,   22 august 2019

Retail sales and orders have plummeted at their fastest since the financial crisis, according to a new survey that suggests [] The post Retailers forecasting trouble ahead as sales plunge at fastest rate since financial crisis appeared first on... >>>

Disruption for Ocado customers as it suffers second fire this year

Thursday  14:05,   22 august 2019

A fire at a major Ocado depot has caused disruption to its food deliveries just months after another of its sites was destroyed in a blaze. London Fire Brigade said four fire engines and around 25 firefighters spent three hours bringing the flames... >>>