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UK tech giant Micro Focus halves in value as shares crash

March 19, 2018 - 6:19am
Shares in Micro Focus, the UK's biggest technology firm, crash after warning on lower revenues.

Carillion finance directors to be probed by regulator

March 19, 2018 - 5:04am
Two former Carillion finance bosses are to be investigated by the UK's accountancy watchdog.

Fixed-odds maximum bet 'should be cut to £30'

March 19, 2018 - 3:47am
The Gambling Commission says a cut to the maximum stake would reduce risks to vulnerable consumers.

US-educated Yi Gang becomes head of China's central bank

March 18, 2018 - 11:17pm
The appointment is being seen as one of ensured continuity in Beijing's battle against growing debt.

Liu He: China's quiet economist becomes top economic leader

March 18, 2018 - 10:50pm
One of President Xi's closest advisers takes control of China's economic policies and financial issues.

Where are the UK's youngest and oldest city populations?

March 18, 2018 - 9:38pm
Cities are often thought of as places for the young, but that's not always the case.

High stakes game

March 18, 2018 - 8:19pm
As regulators toughen their stance, UK betting firms face a more challenging business climate.

Three-point turn

March 18, 2018 - 8:15pm
Ian McIntosh saved the driving school from near-collapse - but is it protected against future shocks?

Call for stricter rules on doorstep loans

March 18, 2018 - 8:08pm
Citizens Advice says that protection for payday loan borrowers should be extended to doorstep lending.

UK growth forecast raised by British Chambers of Commerce

March 18, 2018 - 8:04pm
The BCC raises its UK growth forecasts, but warns the economy will lag behind other major nations.

Melrose 'offers to boost GKN pension fund by £1bn'

March 18, 2018 - 4:28pm
The offer comes after GKN rejected what Melrose said was its final offer worth around £8.1bn.

Fixed-odds maximum bet should be cut, say MPs

March 18, 2018 - 4:20pm
MPs say there is an 'overwhelming case' to reduce the maximum bet on fixed-odds betting terminals.

Facebook and Trump data firm accused of 'misleading' MPs

March 18, 2018 - 4:07pm
A committee asks more questions over the alleged access of millions of Facebook profiles without consent.

Pubs facing triple tax whammy, says Camra

March 17, 2018 - 9:26pm
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

March 17, 2018 - 8:26pm
Why online "influencers" want to develop their businesses off social media as well as on.

Trump campaign data firm accused of harvesting Facebook data

March 17, 2018 - 5:55pm
A US attorney general is investigating reports that millions of Facebook profiles were accessed.

China anti-corruption chief Wang Qishan named Xi Jinping's deputy

March 17, 2018 - 6:38am
A former anti-corruption investigator, Wang Qishan has known the president for decades.

Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants

March 16, 2018 - 10:28pm
Figures from 450 academies suggest looming insolvency, says a report.

Why are High Street restaurants in trouble?

March 16, 2018 - 6:41pm
Why diners seem to have gone cold on mid-market chain restaurants.

Blooming pensions

March 16, 2018 - 6:38pm
From 5 April nine million workers in auto enrolment will have to decide whether to pay increased contributions