Home » Archives by category » Top Stories

Ryanair under pressure to publish full list of cancelled flights

Ryanair under pressure to publish full list of cancelled flights

Image copyright Getty Images Ryanair is under pressure to publish a full list of the flights it plans to cancel every day amid growing anger among customers. The airline said on Saturday it would cancel 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks, after it “messed up” the planning of pilot holidays. However, it […]

PwC reveals black and Asian workers are paid 13% less

PwC reveals black and Asian workers are paid 13% less

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Currently reporting on BAME pay isn’t required under government regulations Black, Asian and minority-ethnic staff (BAME) who work at PwC in the UK earn almost 13% less than other employees, according to figures provided by the professional services firm. The firm said its BAME workers were statistically paid less because […]

Ryanair cancels flights after ‘messing up’ pilot holidays

Ryanair cancels flights after ‘messing up’ pilot holidays

Image copyright AFP Ryanair cancelled 82 cancelled flights on Sunday after admitting it had “messed up” the planning of its pilots’ holidays. The budget airline said on Saturday that it will cancel 40-50 flights every day for the next six weeks. Marketing officer Kenny Jacobs said affected customers with bookings up to 20 September had […]

Just For Pets to go into administration

Just For Pets to go into administration

Image copyright Google Image caption Just for Pets has 25 stores across England A pet shop chain with 25 stores across England will go into administration, bosses have announced. Just for Pets, which runs the bulk of its shops in the Midlands, has been making a loss, its owners Wynnstay said in a statement. Changes […]

Pound hits highest since Brexit vote on rate rise speech

Pound hits highest since Brexit vote on rate rise speech

Image copyright PA The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote after a senior Bank of England official fuelled speculation it could raise rates in the coming months. Gertjan Vlieghe, who has previously argued against a rate rise, said the “moment is approaching” when interest rates might need to […]

JustGiving targeted by criminals for money laundering

JustGiving targeted by criminals for money laundering

Image copyright Getty Images Fundraising website JustGiving has said criminals are attempting to use its site to launder money. The website told the BBC it had shut down nearly 100 of its appeal pages in the past 18 months because it believed they were fraudulent. It said the public’s willingness to donate money following recent […]

Brexit: Burberry’s Christopher Bailey sees ‘enormous’ trade potential

Brexit: Burberry’s Christopher Bailey sees ‘enormous’ trade potential

Media captionBurberry boss Christopher Bailey on Brexit opportunities and why the company suspended investment in Leeds The potential for UK trade post-Brexit is “enormous”, according to Christopher Bailey, the chief creative officer of British luxury brand Burberry. But he told the BBC he hoped an anti-immigration climate would not endanger the UK’s “thriving creative culture”. […]

Angry Birds maker Rovio targets $1bn valuation

Angry Birds maker Rovio targets $1bn valuation

Image copyright Reuters The mobile games developer behind Angry Birds expects to be worth about $1bn when it lists on the stock market. Rovio has set a range for its share sale that would value the business at between 802m euros and 896m euros ($960m-$1.07bn; £710m-£795m). The Finnish firm’s boss, Kati Levoranta, said the listing […]

Watchdog refuses to publish RBS letter

Watchdog refuses to publish RBS letter

Image copyright Getty Images The financial watchdog has refused to publish in full a leaked report into a scandal at RBS’s Global Restructuring Group. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said publishing it would risk revealing confidential information. The report, shared with the BBC last month, accuses RBS of mistreating businesses – claims the bank denies. […]

Pound jumps as Bank of England hints at rate rise

Pound jumps as Bank of England hints at rate rise

Media captionMark Carney suggests interest rates may change in the coming months The Bank of England has said that higher inflation and a pick up in growth could lead to a rate hike in “the coming months”. Members of the Bank’s nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee voted 7-2 to keep interest rates on hold at 0.25%. […]

Page 1 of 63123Next ›Last »