UK Business News

The Secret's Out! How Big Business 'Legally' Takes Our Money For Nothing

David Green | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK
David Green

I use and like easyJet. I don't even mind that they charge me extra for taking my suitcase along: £30 for the privilege, bumping the fare up by over 20%. But I do mind when they 'take' money for nothing when I no longer need an optional extra...

Are The Cracks Beginning To Show At Red Bull Over F1?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Sport

One bad race doesn't make a bad Formula 1 season but the waves from Red Bull's poor Australian Grand Prix continue to ripple outwards as they prepare ...

Here's Where To Get The Best Boxing Day Deals

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.12.2013 | UK

Shoppers are swarming to the high street for the Boxing Day sales as they hunt down the best cut-price post-Christmas goods.. You can expect the u...

Dead Intern Was 'About To Be Offered Dream Job'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

The young bank intern who died after working an alleged 72 hours in a row was about to be offered his dream job, according to reports. Moritz Erhar...

Never Knowingly Underpaid?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

John Lewis Partnership staff received £40 million after a holiday pay miscalculation left some workers entitled to thousands of pounds in compensatio...

Merrill Lynch Interns Keep Working, Despite Offer To Quit Early

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

Bank of America Merrill Lynch interns have decided to keep working in their placements rather than leave early, after the death of 21-year old intern ...

Women Entrepreneurs Still Held Back By Childcare

PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

The co-founder of online marketplace notonthehighstreet.com said childcare issues continued to hamper women in business as she was recognised with an ...

Wetherspoons Defends Motorway Pub

PA | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has defended its decision to open premises at a motorway service station, and said it would not be checking if drinkers were ...

Free Premier League Football, Now Huge Profits..

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

BT unveiled a bigger-than-expected jump in profits on Friday as the telecoms giant highlighted its financial firepower ahead of its £738 million Prem...

Co-Op Defends Banking Operations After 'Disappointing' Downgrade

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

The Co-op has defended its banking business after a ratings agency said it may need "external support" to maintain regulatory capital levels. In a ...

Apple Profits Take A Slide

PA | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Tech

Technology giant Apple has announced its first profit slide in a decade, down £1.38 billion ($2.1b) to £6.27 billion ($9.56bn) in its annual second ...

Why Car Insurance Quotes Won't Drop In Price Any Time Soon

Charlie Thomas | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

The Office of Fair Trading has referred the car insurance industry to the Competition Commission following concerns motorists were being charged overl...