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Pubs facing triple tax whammy, says Camra

16 hours 16 min ago
The campaign group says 18 pubs a week are closing and the sector needs a major overhaul of taxes.

Instagram stars: From influencers to entrepreneurs

17 hours 16 min ago
Why online "influencers" want to develop their businesses off social media as well as on.

Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 21:55
A US attorney general is investigating reports that millions of Facebook profiles were accessed.

Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 02:28
Figures from 450 academies suggest looming insolvency, says a report.

Why are High Street restaurants in trouble?

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 22:41
Why diners seem to have gone cold on mid-market chain restaurants.

Blooming pensions

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 22:38
From 5 April nine million workers in auto enrolment will have to decide whether to pay increased contributions

Singled out

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 22:36
Single people pay more for holidays, living costs and car insurance - but there are some benefits too.

Tesla boss in line for mega-pay deal

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 22:33
Is the loss-making electric car firm's boss Elon Musk worth $2.6bn? Shareholders must decide.

'Misleading' online shopping returns policies revealed

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 22:32
Which? studied the websites of 46 retailers and supermarkets. It says that all but one had errors.

Camelot warns of 'low level' National Lottery hack

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 19:22
Customers should change their passwords as a precaution, the National Lottery owner says.

Insurers warn of travel premium rise

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:27
The cost of new policies could soon rise if the principles of a Brexit deal aren't hammered out next week, insurers say.

Farm Bank: Founder accused of defrauding gamers

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:05
Turkish social media users have accused the mobile gaming site founder of "milking" them before fleeing to Uruguay.

Goldman Sachs reveals gender pay gap

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:15
The giant investment bank says it is committed to getting more women into senior positions.

Vanilla pod farmer: 'Timing is everything'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:40
Known for it's sugarcane, Mauritius has also starting farming the more challenging vanilla crop.

'Beach grabbing erodes our birth rights,' say Mauritians

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:03
Activists on the island of Mauritius are rising up against foreign property developers.

Li Ka-Shing: Asia's second-richest person retires

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:55
Li Ka-Shing's business interests range from ports and telecoms to retail including the UK's Superdrug.

Wetherspoon profits up as restaurant trade hits tough times

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 08:39
Boss Tim Martin says his pub chain is "doing quite well" despite tougher times in the sector.

Currys PC World apologises for extra charges on laptops

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 01:25
Customers report being charged up to £40 more for laptops than the online advertised price.

Why are tourists flocking to Scotland?

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:37
For the sixth year running, Scotland's visitor attractions have outperformed the rest of the UK.

Rotten ideas

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:21
As the fight against plastic pollution gains momentum, firms are tackling the issue in different ways.