Workers on Southern rail, Merseyrail, Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia are set to strike on 3 October and 5 October in disputes over the role of guards, the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union announced today.
Ryanair faces criticism and a bill of up €25m after its abrupt decision to cancel up to 2,100 flights over the next six weeks, as a result of changes in pilot holiday arrangements.
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned that the government needs to step in to help fight rising debt levels amongst Britain's most vulnerable consumers as personal debt continues to mushroom.
The City accountancy regulator concluded KPMG could not have foreseen the financial crisis. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian.
Protesters outside Sports Direct on Oxford Street in London. The retailer is among businesses criticised for using zero-hours employment contracts.