Rising prices and squeezed household budgets prompted a bigger drop in UK retail sales than expected in September, according to data published by the Office for National Statistics on Thursday.
A weaker London market and disruption as a result of natural disasters has hit serviced office provider IWG, sending its shares down as much as 36pc as it warned on profits.
LANCASHIRE has the biggest pothole problem in the North West despite County Hall bosses spending more than �7million on repairs. A total of 120,748 potholes were reported in the region in 2016, data from Confused.
Thirty years ago investors were stunned as global stock markets collapsed like a chain of dominos. The day became known as Black Monday as months and years of share price rises were reversed in a single day of trading.
Misco UK has laid off 300 staff, as expected, after ceasing to trade and appointing administrative receiver FRP Advisory to pick through the ashes of the loss-making business.