Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s admission that some low incomes taxpayers could end up paying more under his party’s manifesto proposals has put the election focus on tax plans.
The “substantial” dispute between the union representing postal workers and Royal Mail is unlikely to be resolved “without a real threat of industrial action”, the Court of Appeal has heard.
The London markets moved higher, helped by gains for tobacco companies following a confident update from British American Tobacco (BAT).
The union representing postal workers has lost an appeal against a High Court injunction blocking potential strikes by its members.
The pound and the London markets both surged higher as strong polling for the Conservatives and reports of an improving US-China relationship buoyed trading sentiment.
Pepsi-maker Britvic was undermined by a “disappointing” set of results in France, its chief executive said, as the company fell behind expectations on revenue and pre-tax profit fell.
Go Ahead, one of Britain’s biggest bus companies, has been forced to lower its outlook for the year after the £11 million Manchester bus depot it bought from FirstGroup failed to meet expectations.
Just one in 20 so-called Black Friday “deals” are cheaper during the shopping bonanza than at other times of the year, an investigation from Which? has found.
The owner of waste company Viridor said it continues to see an effect from David Attenborough’s Blue Planet, which has sparked action on recycling.
The boss of model train maker Hornby said it is back on track in its turnaround as the company narrowed its losses for the year.