Firms in the "gig economy" are exploiting loopholes in employment law leaving workers worse off, say MPs. Minicab drivers and delivery riders face an "unacceptable burden" of having to prove they are "workers" not self-employed, two Commons committees ...
Bargain hunters hoping to find unbeatable discounts during this year's Black Friday shopping frenzy are warned the deals are often no different to other times during the year.
Festive spending is expected to fall for the first time in five years as shoppers splurge on Black Friday bargains and rein in purchases during December.
As public pressure mounts against using food for fuel, companies are increasingly focusing on biofuels made from waste such as used cooking oil and inedible plants.
British Airways is to introduce the aeronautical equivalent of the poor doors, with passengers who pay the least being made to board last.