People with problem debt could be given a six-week breathing space, the government has confirmed. It follows pressure from rebels in the House of Lords, who had threatened to vote down the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill later on Tuesday.
Whitbread is plotting further growth in its Premier Inn hotel chain even as tough conditions on the high street and rising costs hit its Costa Coffee arm in the UK.
Carpetright shares fell 6.36pc this morning after the flooring retailer said profits would be lower in the first half of this year and its chief executive warned of "volatile" trading conditions.
Fixing Carillion (CLLN) won't be easy - possibly taking as long as five years - but at least the bombed-out construction and outsourcing group has made a start.
Men in Britain enjoy an average of 40 minutes' more leisure time a day than women, new figures suggest. They had six hours and nine minutes of free time per day in 2015, compared with five hours and 29 minutes for women, according to the Office for ...