1st October 2018

Donald Trumps heralds ‘new dawn’ with trade deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: ‘Without tariffs we wouldn’t be standing here’ President Donald Trump said a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico would bring thousands of jobs back to…



Royal Mail shares plunge on profit warning

Image copyright Reuters Royal Mail shares ended 18% lower on Monday after it warned on profits in an unscheduled trading update. The post and parcel firm said cost savings would be just £100m this year…


Tories must offer change, says Philip Hammond

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPhilip Hammond predicts a Brexit “deal dividend” The Conservatives cannot afford to look like the party of “no change”, Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned colleagues. Mr Hammond…



Chancellor warns over ‘stalling’ digital tax talks

Image copyright Getty Images Urgency is needed in talks to reform the way big technology firms are taxed, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has warned. Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon have been criticised…


‘Think creatively to punch above your weight’

Snack foods is a hard business to break into as it is dominated by huge, multi-national corporations. But Cassandra Stavrou, the founder of Propercorn, found ingenious ways of making her healthy popcorn range cheaply –…


The college with a wine production degree

A college in East Sussex is offering students the chance to study for a degree in wine production. Plumpton College is the only place in the country where you can attain a Bachelor of Science…


Ford to refund ‘engine fail’ EcoBoost customers

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFord has agreed to refund hundreds of drivers after they suffered engine problems Ford has offered to refund thousands of pounds to customers whose engines have failed,…