10th October 2018

US shares suffer sharpest drop in months

Image copyright Getty Images Shares on Wall Street suffered their sharpest one-day falls in months, as investor fears about rising interest rates, inflation, trade tensions intensified. The tech-heavy Nasdaq led the declines, sliding 4%, or…



Patisserie Valerie faces winding-up order from HMRC

Image copyright Getty Images The owner of Patisserie Valerie has uncovered “significant, and potentially fraudulent, accounting irregularities” and discovered HMRC has filed a winding-up petition against one of its subsidiaries. HMRC is seeking £1.14m in…



UK expects to lose 5,000 City jobs through Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government expects thousands of financial services jobs to have moved to the European Union by the time of the UK’s exit from the bloc. City minister John Glen said…


Hot summer gives boost to UK economy

Image copyright Getty Images The UK economy grew by 0.7% in the three months to August, buoyed by the hot summer, the Office for National Statistics said. But the ONS said that in August, GDP…


Party conferences 2018: At-a-glance

The autumn party conference season is over for another year. Here are the highlights from the past six weeks, as Britain’s political parties gathered together to debate issues, decide policy and to socialise. The Conservative…




How taking up yoga saved one City worker

Mariya Gancheva is a successful investment banker working in the heart of London’s financial district. But several years ago the huge stresses and pressures of her job saw her health – both physical and mental…