3rd April 2019


Should devices be easier to fix?

The digital components in everything, from smart phones to tractors, have made fixing them far more complicated. And of course, it’s more profitable for companies if we regularly buy replacements. Now a movement is calling…


Service sector shock sparks downturn fears

Image copyright Getty Images An influential survey pointing to a decline in the service sector has sparked fears that the UK could be heading for a downturn. The sector, which accounts for 80% of the…



Payday lender’s collapse to hit borrowers

Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of people who were mis-sold payday loans will receive a fraction of the compensation they are entitled to after a lender collapsed. WageDay Advance had given loans to…



Flybe cancels flights amid redundancy talks

Image copyright PA Regional airline Flybe has cancelled dozens of Wednesday morning flights as it enters discussions over potential job losses. The company blamed an industry-wide shortage of pilots for the delays, as well as…