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Bank of England tells lenders to prepare for 'deteriorated economic outlook'

The Bank of England has told lenders to prepare for a "deteriorated economic outlook".

Ian King Business Podcast: DHL jobs, labour shortages and the return of music festivals

Ian King speaks to the boss of DHL parcel UK about how the German logistics company is creating 3,500 UK jobs.

Revealed: How much 'electric households' are saving on bills

Households with fossil fuel cars and gas boilers are shelling out £1,180 more on their annual bills compared with their electric counterparts, according…

UK new car sales slump to worst June in 26 years as manufacturers struggle with supply problems

The UK car industry has been hit by its worst June for new car sales since 1996.

Sainsbury's sales fall as boss warns of 'intensifying pressure on household budgets'

Sainsbury's has reported a fall in sales as shoppers cut back on spending amid intensifying "pressure on household budgets".

Nearly half of travel insurance policies don't protect against strikes, according to Which?

Almost half of insurance policies don't protect holidaymakers from cancellations caused by industrial action, the consumer group Which? has found.

Number of pubs falls by 7,000 in a decade to lowest on record

There are 7,000 fewer pubs in England and Wales than there were 10 years ago, research has found.

Cornish coast wind farms: Five areas mapped for development to power millions of homes

Five areas in the sea off Cornwall and Wales have been earmarked as possible floating wind farms.

Labour shortages leave tonnes of food unpicked on British farms

Labour shortages on British farms have left tonnes of food unpicked, costing millions of pounds and pushing food inflation as high as 20% at the…

Premier League seeks clubs' backing for gambling sponsor ban

The Premier League is asking clubs to support phasing out shirt sponsorship by gambling companies in a last-ditch effort to avert a government-imposed…

Motorists arrested for driving too slowly on M4 in protests against high fuel prices

Twelve people have been arrested after protesters used "rolling roadblocks" to bring parts of the M4 to a standstill during demonstrations over high…

Kellogg's loses legal challenge against new government food rules for high-sugar cereals

Kellogg's has lost a legal challenge against the government over new food regulations that would stop some of its cereals being prominently displayed…

Nine tips to reduce how much petrol or diesel you use amid record fuel prices

Petrol has crept over £1.90 per litre, while diesel is not far off £2, and chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering calls for a more substantial…

EasyJet chief operating officer Peter Bellew resigns amid growing anger over flight cancellations

EasyJet's chief operating officer has resigned amid growing anger over flight cancellations.

British families 'brutally exposed' to cost of living crisis due to 15 years of stagnant wages, report…

Fifteen years of stagnant incomes have left families "brutally exposed" to the cost of living crisis, a report has found.