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Booths is retailer embroiled in fake British beef case

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 17:09
Products were labelled as British, when they were sourced from South America and Europe instead.
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Tesco to charge suppliers extra to sell online

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 16:00
The supermarket says a new "fulfilment fee" is needed to cover costs of selling to more online customers.
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Silicon Valley Bank: Trading halted for firm behind global share slump

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 15:41
Silicon Valley Bank's scramble to raise money has sparked industry panic.
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US jobs growth remains strong despite rate rises

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 14:22
Employers added 311,000 jobs in February, latest figures show, more than expected.
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Energy bills: Prepayment meter experiences sought in review

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 13:47
Accounts submitted via a Citizens Advice website should be "candid and frank", the energy regulator says.
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G4S: Fraud trial against former executives dropped

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 11:47
The three men, who worked in the company's care and justice business, were due to face trial next year.
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Delaying HS2 will increase costs, industry says

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 11:21
The rail and construction sectors criticise the move to delay the Birmingham to Crewe leg by two years.
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BP chief's annual pay more than doubles to £10m

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 09:50
Bernard Looney, who once called the oil firm a "cash machine", has seen profits jump on soaring prices.
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UK economy rebounds in January

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 07:22
The economy expanded by 0.3% as children returned to school and postal strikes ended.
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Silicon Valley Bank share slump rocks financial stocks

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 04:52
The four largest US banks lost a total of more than $50bn in market value on Thursday.
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Energy bills: 'My supply fee has gone from 29p to £4 a day'

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 00:02
Restaurants, pubs and bars are being hit with 600% rises in daily fees to energy suppliers, says UK Hospitality.
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Young homeowners most likely to face mortgage strain, watchdog says

Fri, 03/10/2023 - 00:02
Some 356,000 borrowers could face repayment difficulties next year, the Financial Conduct Authority says.
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Boots loyalty points value reduced

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 23:10
Customers will receive 3 pence worth of loyalty points for every £1 spent, down from 4 pence.
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Ex-Goldman Sachs Malaysia boss gets 10 years for 1MDB scheme

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 19:28
The bank's ex-Malaysia head was found guilty last year in one of the world's biggest financial scandals.
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Asda lifts limits on some fresh produce

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 19:15
Many supermarkets put restrictions on sales of some fresh produce amidst supply shortages.
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Extended life for two UK nuclear power stations

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 16:28
Heysham 1 and Hartlepool had been due to close in March next year, but will now stay open until early 2026.
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Food fraud probe into beef falsely labelled as British

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 16:17
A supplier is under investigation after pre-packed meat was found to be from South America and Europe.
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BMW invests in Oxford plant as plans more electric Minis

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 12:13
The firm is set to invest up to £600m to prepare the plant for a future building electric models.
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HS2 construction to be delayed in bid to cut costs

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 11:44
The BBC understands the government will delay building certain sections of the high-speed rail line.
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Former Shell boss Ben van Beurden's pay package jumps to £9.7m

Thu, 03/09/2023 - 10:15
Ben van Beurden's pay package rose by a third in 2022 after the firm made record profits.
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