Category: Business News

Poorest families ‘going without food or power’

Citizens Advice says hundreds of thousands of UK families cannot afford to put money in their meters BBC News – Business

House of Fraser calls in KPMG to draw up turnaround plan

The department store chain has asked KPMG to look at options which may involve store closures and job losses. BBC News – Business

Shire faces bid battle from Allergan and Takeda

Allegan may bid for the London-listed rare diseases drug maker after Takeda confirms interest. BBC News – Business

Why is Billy Bragg at the Bank of England?

The last time the singer was at the Bank he was “kettled” – this time he’s talking economic reform. BBC News – Business

Rogue landlords ‘should have properties confiscated’

MPs are calling for landlords who exploit their tenants to have their properties taken away. BBC News – Business

Why shops need to connect with their customers

The entrepreneur who brought Tiger to the UK says shops need an “emotional connection” with customers. BBC News – Business

Senior WPP boss says staff ‘liberated’ after Sorrell exit

The chief executive of WPP-owned Mediacom says Sorrell had an “owner’s mentality” about running the firm. BBC News – Business