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Security tests for new airport workers being completed in record time, ministers claim, despite travel…

Security tests for new airport workers are being completed in record time, ministers claim, despite travel disruption continuing to dog holiday plans.

Will I get £400 energy rebate if bills are included in my rent?

Tenants fear they could miss out on a £400 energy discount after Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a rebate for homes.

Childcare changes to help tackle cost of living 'not a silver bullet or panacea', says minister

A shake-up of childcare rules will be announced this week, aiming to save money for hundreds of thousands of families by allowing staff to look after…

Triton swoops on utility services group O'Connor in £400m deal

A family-run industrial group is to change hands for £400m, giving a much-needed boost to a deals market slowing down amid growing economic anxiety.

Government considering 50-year mortgages that could pass down generations to tackle housing crisis

Homeowners could soon be taking out 50-year mortgages to then be passed on to their children when they die, under new plans being considered by the…

Bailey opposes Treasury plot to overrule financial regulators

The governor of the Bank of England is opposing plans drawn up by the Treasury that would allow ministers to overrule financial watchdogs on key areas…

Klarna investors asked to commit to funding as value slips to $10bn

Klarna, the buy-now-pay-later credit provider, is trying to finalise a fresh capital injection likely to value it at less than $10bn - just 20% of…

Former Man City executive Tom Glick to take top Chelsea job

Tom Glick, a former executive at Manchester City FC's parent company, is to take over the day-to-day running of Chelsea Football Club in the wake of…

Pubs giant Stonegate calls time on 75-strong portfolio

Britain's biggest pubs operator is exploring a sale of a 75-strong portfolio that could command a price-tag of up to £100m.

Premier League takes gamble on betting company compromise

The Premier League has suggested phasing out front-of-shirt sponsorship by gambling companies over the next few years but allow them to retain an indefinite…

Flights cancelled from Heathrow due to 'higher passenger numbers than airport can serve'

More flights from Heathrow have been cancelled today due to passenger numbers exceeding the airport's maximum capacity.

Ofcom considers longer and more frequent TV ad breaks as broadcasters feel revenue squeeze

TV advert breaks could get longer and more frequent as part of a review of UK broadcasting rules.

Victims of Post Office Horizon scandal awarded millions more in compensation

Victims of the Post Office Horizon scandal have been awarded a further £19.5m in compensation from the government.

Aston Martin keeping options open as Saudi Arabia weighs possible £200m investment

Aston Martin has said it is considering multiple funding options following reports that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund was lining up a…

EV motorway charging network Gridserve in M&G funding talks

One of Britain's leading electric vehicle infrastructure companies is in talks about securing a substantial new round of funding from an arm of M&G,…