Convertible for you? Classifieds and fintech join forces for vehicle sales

Don’t buy a lemon: UK fintech scale-up partners with US car-sales site for a fully transactional marketplace IN A fightback against social media disruptors –...

Gender pay-gap: women undervalue their own contributions, study finds

Expectations play a part in unequal rewards system – and women appear less pushy when it comes to negotiating a salary WOMEN often find themselves...

Charity begins at home; blockchain plan ensures it goes the distance

Commit Good lives up to its name with technology to track donations from source to recipient IS THE money you just donated to that children’s...

Inefficient supply chains ‘cost UK businesses £1.5bn a year’

The processing of shipments ties up 50,000 jobs in procurement and freight administration – and Brexit could make matters worse, report says SUPPLY chain inefficiencies...

Profits ‘close to zero’ for John Lewis Partnership this year

A rough first six months means closure for some UK Waitrose stores FIVE British Waitrose outlets – four convenience shops and a supermarket – are...
UK Exports

Changes and optimism in the engine room of UK economy

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) are in the news with optimistic projections for Britain’s export trade – despite Brexit – and BNP Paribas appointing...
Trade War US vs EU

Trade war ‘almost inevitable’ as Trump’s steel tariffs start to bite

Countries line-up to target US products with their own retaliatory taxes. HAL WILLIAMS reports EUROPE, Canada and Mexico are girding their loins for a trade...
Steel Trade

EU steels itself for trade battle as 25 percent US tariffs take effect

THE EU – the world's second-largest steel producer after China – is preparing to confront US tariffs on steel imports due to come into...
DIY disaster

DIY projects can go wrong – as Wesfarmers finds out in Britain

Home and hardware chain Homebase is sold for the princely sum of £1 – with strings attached… By HAL WILLIAMS THE UK DIY chain Homebase has...
Unemployed Deutsche Bankers

Deutsche Bank cuts thousands of jobs to keep ‘doing what it does do well’

New CEO Christian Sewing comes out swinging as troubled German lender struggles towards promised turnaround DEUTSCHE Bank has announced it will cut more than 7,000...