Alys Key

(Staff)

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Embattled retailer Poundworld is set to close all of its remaining stores and vanish from the high street entirely as early as [...]

19 July

Shares in engineering outsourcer Babcock International dropped in early trading today as the company flagged that its revenue [...]

19 July

Marks & Spencer has today cut its ties with the Big Six energy providers as it announced a new partnership with challenger [...]

18 July

Steak restaurant Gaucho is expected to fall into administration as early as today after rescue talks for the chain failed. [...]

18 July

Delays to and from Victoria Station are expected to continue until late morning today after a fire alarm alert meant the station [...]

18 July

Engineering firm Smiths Group said this morning that it will take a hit to revenue as a result of new EU regulations on medical [...]

18 July

Thameslink has said it is aware of "a number of disruptions" across its services this morning, despite the introduction of another [...]

16 July

The 6-metre tall balloon in the shape of Donald Trump as a baby is taking flight over London this morning, despite the President [...]

13 July

Poundland founder Steve Smith is in talks with Deloitte over a bid for rival Poundworld, as the chain's own founder confirms [...]

9 July

The Co-perative Bank has appointed a new boss who was once tipped as a favourite to become chief executive of Lloyds. [...]

9 July

London craft brewer Fourpure has been bought out by Australian beer giant Lion for an undisclosed sum. [...]

9 July

After tobacco giant Philip Morris International made a bold commitment to push for a "smoke-free world" earlier this year, City [...]

2 July

The UK could be cigarette-free in 10 years if regulators work together with industry, the UK boss of Philip Morris International [...]

2 July

London food operator Hummus Bros has closed as a "perfect storm" of costs and competition pushed it into administration. [...]

26 June

Pret a Manger is giving out free iced coffees this Friday to celebrate its new summer menu. [...]

26 June