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John Lewis Christmas Eve sales end year with a boost

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 8:09am
The retailer reports a boost in the last trading week of 2018, although overall sales remain flat.

Railcards: How can young people save on train fares in 2019?

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 6:31am
New railcards being launched this year should mean significant savings for anyone aged under 30.

Grayling defends no-deal Brexit ferry contract

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 5:37am
The transport secretary says awarding a ferry contract to a firm with no ships is "supporting business".

Cathay Pacific to honour $16,000 fares sold for $675

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 3:43am
Cathay Pacific business class seats worth up to $16,000 were sold for as little as $675 return.

Iceland to fight HMRC over wage dispute 'madness'

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 3:28am
The retailer's Christmas savings scheme is accused of breaking minimum wage rules by HMRC.

Rail fares rise by 3.1% in England and Wales

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 8:55pm
The price hike comes into force on Wednesday despite a 13-year low in punctuality across the network.

You say you want a New Year's resolution...?

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 7:38pm
New Year's resolutions are often about how we spend our money and our time at work. Here's some advice on how to keep them for the rest of the year.

The firm whose staff are all autistic

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 7:07pm
A California father set up a company where his sons could work - and now employs more than 150 people.

Sharp rise in air crash deaths in 2018

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 4:07pm
Although the figures are much higher than for 2017, it was still the ninth safest year on record.

Three things that could save the High Street

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 10:31pm
Retailers endured a tough 2018 but technology like artificial intelligence could secure the future.

Energy price cap comes into force

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 8:28pm
Consumer groups say that loyal customers will benefit but could still save more by shopping around.

Why wealthy sports stars get passionate about charity

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 7:47pm
From global superstars to lower league footballers, sportspeople are spending money and time to back causes close to their hearts.

Brexit ferry firm Seaborne Freight 'will get no money upfront'

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 1:57pm
Seaborne Freight will not receive cash unless it runs a ferry service, the Department for Transport says.

Brexit: US ambassador to UK Johnson warns on trade deal

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 7:43am
Donald Trump's offer on trade cannot happen if the PM's Brexit deal goes through, says Woody Johnson.

Global markets in worst year since 2008

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 7:40am
Investors will be glad to see the back of 2018 after major markets end with biggest falls in a decade.

Fishing: New EU rules could have 'grave' impact on UK industry

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 12:39am
Fishers can no longer discard fish to avoid busting quota - but that could put boats off the water.

The hottest business stories of 2018

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:55pm
Kylie Jenner, imploding retail sales and an endless summer - the most-read business stories of 2018.

Susanna Dinnage changes mind on Premier League chief executive role

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 2:00pm
The Premier League says its prospective new chief executive, Susanna Dinnage, has told the organisation she will not be taking up the position.

No-deal Brexit ferry contract sparks concerns

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 12:07pm
Seaborne Freight was founded less than two years ago and has never run a ferry service before.

China says it is 'ready to work with US'

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 9:22am
China's latest statement suggests trade negotiations between the two countries are progressing.


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