Business

JCB boss sees encouraging signs for the UK’s economy despite post-Brexit doom-mongering

March 9, 2020

THE boss of digger firm JCB said yesterday he sees encouraging signs for the economy next year despite post-Brexit doom-mongering. And Lord Anthony Bamford [...]

Struggling French Connection confirms it could be sold – here’s what it means for your retail rights

February 29, 2020

STRUGGLING high street fashion store, French Connection, has confirmed today that it could be up for sale. Its board has issued a statement saying that it [...]

Morrisons to axe 1,500 staff as supermarket announces huge shake-up

February 14, 2020

MORRISONS is slashing around 1,500 shop floor roles as it becomes the latest supermarket to announce large-scale job cuts. As part of the changes, the [...]

What it’s like to work as chocolate taster at Cadbury…and it’s NOTHING like Willy Wonka’s factory

January 29, 2020

MOST of us would love to eat chocolate everyday but imagine getting PAID for it? That’s exactly what Angela Castleton, from Middlesborough, does in her job [...]

Pound to euro exchange rate – sterling slips again after seven-month high

January 28, 2020

THE Sterling slipped against the Euro on yet again on Tuesday – just one day after scheming EU negotiator Michel Barnier vowed to set up trade barriers if [...]

Domino’s to open 500 more branches creating 17,000 jobs as pizza sales hit £1.3bn last year

January 25, 2020

PIZZA chain Domino’s is to open 500 more shops across the UK, creating around 17,000 more jobs. The fast food giant announced the plans after like-for-like [...]

Debenhams could close 10 stores as part of shake-up that puts hundreds of jobs under threat

January 12, 2020

DEBENHAMS is considering closing ten branches as part of plans to axe 11 warehouses – in a move that could impact at least 220 jobs. The department store’s [...]

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley to lose £1.3million bonus for trying to unmask whistleblower

January 7, 2020

BARCLAYS chief Jes Staley is set to have his £1.3million bonus axed for trying to unmask a whistleblower. The bank got two anonymous tip-offs last summer [...]

William Hill to close almost half of betting shops putting 4,500 jobs at risk

December 23, 2019

WILLIAM Hill says it may have to close up to 900 stores over the next two years, in a move that could affect 4,500 jobs. The bookmaker is concerned about [...]

What is Sam Altman’s net worth and why does the Y Combinator president want his brain embalmed and uploaded?

December 21, 2019

US entrepreneur Sam Altman is president of Y Combinator and co-chairman of OpenAI and is reportedly already a billionaire at the age of just 32. He studied [...]