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Business

Voters count cost of Brexit six years after Leave ballot

Voters in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton could give Boris Johnson a bloody nose today

Business

Sunak forced to borrow yet more as inflation soars and growth falters

Debt interest payments have surged by 70% compared with last year for the Chancellor

Business

Charting a grim historical note as inflation tops 9%

Last time inflation was this high Tight Fit topped hit parade with ‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’

Business

Rolls-Royce hands staff £2,000 cost of living payment

Boss Warren East has written to employees to inform them of decision 

Business

Rail strikes will devastate London businesses

Hospitality industry alone set to lose £540 million from three day action

Business

Cosmetics giant Revlon files for bankruptcy

Company has been caught up in headwinds of ‘supply chain disruption and rising inflation’

Business

Buckle up for a bumpy landing with BoE’s pilots

The economy looks to be descending and may even be close to stalling speed

Business

Lloyds Bank to hand £1,000 cost of living payment to employees

Financial award in August to cover 99.5% of staff but exclude senior management

Business News

Investors facing fallout from political chaos

The financial markets gave their own vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson this morning

Business News

Airports poised to limit summer bookings after flight choas

Heathrow says there is a natural limit that airlines can safely accommodate during check-in

Business News

Consumers face sharpest food price rises in a decade

British Retail Consortium states costs are ‘likely to get worse before it gets better’

Business

Inflation hits 40-year high of 9% as cost of living crisis deepens

Prices rose at the fastest rate since 1982 in April as the energy price cap jumped and the price of fuel soared

Business

Banks ‘pulling up the drawbridge’ on small business lending

Limiting small firms’ access to finance risks stifling the economy, the Federation of Small Businesses warned

Business

Shortage of job seekers stokes London recruitment crisis

KPMG and REC report only shows glimmer of hope for hiring businesses as wage demands sharpen

Business

UK starts new post-Brexit trade talks with Switzerland

The UK wants tariff-free trade - now less than half the £35 billion in bilateral trade with Switzerland - to cover its ‘superpower’ services sector.

Business

Manufacturers raise prices at fastest rate in 40-years

The war in Ukraine has begun to affect prices for manufacturers, denting optimism

Business

‘Desperate’ banks drive City hiring boom as job ads hit two year high

London finance job ads jump 73% as senior bankers see average pay rises of 22%

Business

Record increase in factory costs fuels stagflation fears

Raw material costs for manufacturers jumped by 19.2% in March, the biggest leap since records began, stoking fears that inflation could climb higher than expected

Business

Fourth rate rise in a row looms at Bank of England

City economists think the Monetary Policy Committee will hike the UK’s interest rate to 1% at its next meeting on May 5

Business

Stalling UK growth sparks recession fears and call for more support

GDP grew by just 0.1% in February, down from 0.8% in January and below City forecasts

Business

Government steps in to keep factories running as energy bills soar

Extra payments will be administered quarterly through business compensation scheme

Business

BT and Tesco raise pay as recruiter sees 20% wage inflation

Financial and tech candidates hot property as shortage of talent continues

Business

UK growth forecast slashed as recession risk rises

Report is echoed by investment bank Deutsche that insists risk of recession’ remains on the rise

Business

How bad could China’s Covid-19 outbreak be for the global economy?

Stock markets in China and Hong Kong have been hit by sell-offs as concerns about new lockdowns intensify

Business

HSBC to shut another 69 branches

HSBC’s Jackie Uhi said: ‘The way people bank is changing - something the pandemic has accelerated.’

Business

ECB says it will ‘take whatever action needed’ as war in Ukraine wages

Bank of England still expected to put rates up again next week