Business News

Common and easily guessed passwords like 'admin' or '12345' are being banned in the UK as part of world-first laws to protect against cyber attacks.
The cost of bread, biscuits and beer could increase this year due to the impact of the unusually wet autumn and winter on UK harvests.
A British artificial intelligence company which helps customers to map complex corporate transactions is raising millions of pounds to spur its growth from a vehicle backed by one of Italy’s renowned business dynasties.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread is set to axe around 1,500 UK jobs as part of plans to build more hotel rooms and slash its chain of branded restaurants by more than 200.
The average price paid for comprehensive motor insurance rose 1% in the first quarter of the year, according to industry data indicating an easing in the steep rises seen last year.
Blackstone, the American private equity behemoth, is this weekend finalising a revised offer to buy the company which owns the music catalogues of Shakira and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Monzo, the fintech which has become one of Britain's biggest consumer banking groups, is this weekend putting the finishing touches to an expanded fundraising involving one of the world's best-known technology investors.
Jeremy Hunt is convening a summit aimed at enticing more companies to London's stock market amid an accelerating exodus of businesses being picked off by overseas and financial predators.
A former top Post Office executive has denied lying "throughout" her two days of testimony at the inquiry into the Horizon IT scandal.
The owner of Superdry’s flagship store in central London is weighing a challenge to a rescue plan that would impose steep haircuts on the struggling chain’s landlords.


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