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.
Sterling is still under the cosh on currency markets after Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe doubled down overnight on his more cautious approach on interest rates.
International service company Serco Group announced on Tuesday that it has reached agreement to acquire BTP Systems, a provider of satellite communication and radar engineering technical services to the US defence industry.
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 ...