7th January 2019



Supermarkets battle over New Year price cuts

Image copyright Steve Dresser The UK’s biggest supermarkets have launched a range of price cuts. On Monday, Morrisons said it would cut prices by an average of 20% on 935 products, including tinned tomatoes, cereals…



Car sales see biggest fall since financial crisis

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMike Hawes, chief executive, Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders UK car sales last year saw the biggest annual fall since the financial crisis, according to the…


US-China officials begin trade war talks in Beijing

Image copyright Getty Images US and Chinese officials have been holding a first day of talks in Beijing aimed at resolving their damaging trade dispute. Last year, both countries imposed billions of dollars’ worth of…




UK household debt hits new peak, says TUC

Image copyright Getty Images Household debt in the UK has hit a fresh high, totalling £428bn, according to an analysis by the TUC. Excluding mortgages, average debt per household rose sharply in 2018 to a…