Optimism among the UK's smaller companies has fallen to its lowest level since immediately after the referendum on EU membership in June last year, according to the Federation of Small Businesses.
Ryanair is still operating with about half the number of standby pilots it would normally rely on for its 2,000 flights a day, despite taking its abrupt decision to cancel flights for up to 400,000 passengers over the next six weeks.
Ministers need to raise public sector pay to help retain skilled staff, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) economic research group has said.
Employers' confidence in the UK economy has sunk to its lowest level since the Brexit referendum according to the latest survey by recruiters.
Wetherspoons will cut the price of food and drink in all 900 of its pubs tomorrow in a protest over Value Added Tax (VAT). The pub chain announced that its England, Wales and Northern Ireland outlets will reduce the price of all food and alcohol by 7 ...