OECD’s forecast for growth comes with qualifications — and warnings

A BLEAK view of the future of the global economy has been painted by the OECD — and climate change has a central role. A...

Climate fight heats up as giants step into the ring

By Hal Williams THE GREENING of the planet has stepped up a pace, with the European Investment Bank phasing out funding for fossil fuel projects...

EU looks to balance post-Brexit books, but it isn’t plain sailing

By Jason Agnew AS BREXIT flounders to its uncertain conclusion, the 27 remaining EU countries are contemplating life after the departure of the most contentious...

From little things big things grow, and new programme aims to...

FIFTEEN of the UK’s top business schools are sharing their expertise to help micro-enterprises grow. A programme delivered via the Small Business Charter (SBC) is...

Traders want fewer working hours at UK and European exchanges

By Hal Williams EVERY computer programme, algorithm and robot introduced to the workplace theoretically enhances efficiency and cuts the workload — but the real cut...

Imperial Brands running out of puff? A tough year for the...

BRITISH multinational firm Imperial Brands has had a challenging year, with pre-tax profits for 2019 falling from £1.83bn to £1.69bn and shares down 9.4...

Oh, my gourd: pumpkins, sweets and costumes make today a monster...

WANT to hear a scary story…? Well gather round the hearth, children, and consider these facts (well, internet facts, courtesy of the US National...

Twitter shares tumble in wake of revenue reports

TWITTER shares nosedived after reports of lower-than-expected revenues and rising costs. Company earnings per-share are at their lowest point in seven months — 17 cents,...

Facebook takes down foreign posts targeting US elections

FACEBOOK has admitted taking down four foreign interference operations originating from Iran and Russia, apparently linked to the US 2020 presidential elections. The Russian Internet...