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US interest rates hit 14-year high in inflation battle

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 19:25
The US unveils another sharp rate rise as it fights to bring soaring prices under control.

Tax cut 'gamble' will make debt unsustainable, says IFS

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 18:37
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says UK borrowing is on an "unsustainable" path.

Energy bills: New law will force landlords to pass on £400 rebate

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 15:55
Charities had raised concerns tenants with all-inclusive bills could miss out on the support.

'Panic not over' on energy prices for some small firms

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 13:52
Some companies have warned a six-month cap on gas and electricity costs will not provide long-term security.

Cambridge-based Aveva agrees to French energy firm's buyout

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 12:22
The headquarters of the UK software company will remain in Cambridge, Schneider Electric says.

Germany nationalises gas giant amid energy crisis

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 11:34
The German government is taking a 98.5% stake in Uniper, one of the country's biggest suppliers.

Inflation pushes UK debt interest costs to August record

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:47
Government borrowing reached £11.8bn in August, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Covid: Reserve Bank of Australia takes $30bn hit on bond purchases

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 07:38
The Reserve Bank of Australia's deputy governor says the loss will not effect its normal operations.

Recession: Is the US heading into an 'ugly' downturn?

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 01:29
With stocks tanking and grocery bills high, many Americans feel like the economy is in a recession.

Business energy bills could be cut by a third under government plan

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 00:35
Jacob Rees-Mogg is expected to announce a cap on wholesale energy costs for business customers.

Cost of living: Students struggling with impact of soaring prices

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 00:14
One student tells the BBC of the isolating effect of running out of cash while studying at university.

Ring doorbell inventor shares advice... about advice

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 00:12
Jamie Siminoff, inventor of the Ring wireless doorbell, shares his advice for the CEO Secrets series.

New National Lottery operator hopes to double charity money

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 22:56
The licence will pass to Allwyn in 2024 after rival Camelot dropped its legal challenge.

Liz Truss defends plan to lift cap on bankers’ bonuses

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 22:51
The prime minister tells the BBC lifting a cap on bonuses is part of a plan to increase growth.

Gap to cut 500 office jobs in US and Asia as sales sink

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 20:32
The move marks the latest shake-up at the company which has been looking for a turnaround.

Butlin's sold back to family firm for £300m

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 18:02
The Harris family has bought back Hertfordshire-based Butlin's from Blackstone and Bourne Leisure.

Treasury refuses to publish UK economic forecast

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 15:52
The UK's independent forecaster has provided an updated outlook for the economy, the BBC understands.

Firms in four-day week trial will make it permanent

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 15:46
Many companies taking part in the scheme say productivity has been maintained or improved.

Train drivers set to strike again in October in pay row

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 12:52
Drivers from 12 train companies are expected to walk out on two days in the long-running row over pay.

Channel 4: New culture secretary 're-examining' case for privatisation

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 11:27
The new culture secretary says "we're making sure that we still agree with that decision".

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