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Energy bills predicted to fall further this year

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 17:46
New forecasts by Investec suggest energy bills could fall below £2,500 from July as wholesale gas prices fall.
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CPI: US inflation eases as energy prices drop

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 14:44
Consumer prices in the US rose 6.5% in December, the slowest pace in more than a year.
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Liberty Steel restructuring puts 440 jobs at risk

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 14:39
Union leaders say plans to mothball factories and cut production is a 'body blow' to workers.
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Royal Mail: Overseas post still disrupted after 'cyber incident'

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 12:29
The group said its team was working "around the clock" to resolve disruption caused by a "cyber incident".
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Tesco and M&S see sales soar over Christmas

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 08:39
Both retailers saw strong trading during the festive period as higher prices boosted sales.
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Workers may be able to still claim sickness benefits

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 08:29
Under the proposals, some claimants would be allowed to keep receiving payments even if they find work.
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FTX: Collapsed crypto giant recovers $5bn of assets

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 06:25
The firm's former chief executive Sam Bankman-Fried is accused of orchestrating an "epic" fraud.
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Sri Lanka's central bank urges China and India to reduce its debts

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 00:02
The crisis-hit Indian Ocean state cannot access a $2.9bn bailout until its debts to China and India are resolved.
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Call to ban 'forced' switch to prepayment meters

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 00:01
Citizens Advice says people moved to the pay-as-you-go method risked going without heat and light.
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World's richest man promotes daughter to head Dior

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 19:51
Bernard Arnault made his fortunes as chief executive of French fashion giant, LVMH.
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Royal Mail tells people not to send post abroad due to 'cyber incident'

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 18:39
The firm is telling customers to stop sending items abroad while it tries to resolve the issue.
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100,000 civil servants to strike on 1 February

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 18:05
People working in 124 government departments and several other bodies will walk out on 1 February.
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Elon Musk's drop in fortunes could break record

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 15:25
The Tesla and Twitter boss has seen his fortune fall by $165bn (£135bn) since November 2021.
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Rail strikes: Unions say solution is 'further away' than ever

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 12:19
The head of train drivers' union Aslef says a solution is "further away" than ever, despite talks.
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Barratt warns of 'marked slowdown' in housing market

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 11:02
The housebuilder says changes to mortgage rates have made homes less affordable.
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Goldman Sachs starts massive round of job cuts

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 08:56
As many as 3,200 people will be affected by the cuts, the investment bank says.
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Record Christmas for Sainsbury's despite rising costs

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 08:25
The supermarket giant said overall sales were up by 7.1% during the festive period.
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Cost of living: Uniqlo to raise pay in Japan by up to 40%

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 04:57
The move comes after the country's prime minister called on firms to increase wages as prices rise.
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Demi Lovato poster banned for being offensive to Christians

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 00:03
The ad for the singer's new album linked sexuality to a sacred symbol, the advertising watchdog says.
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Cryptocurrency: UK Treasury considers plan for digital pound

Tue, 01/10/2023 - 19:47
The economic secretary to the Treasury says the UK is committed to becoming a world crypto hub.
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