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British American Tobacco finally agree sale of Russian and Belarusian divisions

British American Tobacco finally agree sale of Russian and Belarusian divisions Sale comes 18 months after the firm announced its decision to leave  Firm will ... read more

Jet2 upgrades annual profit guidance following strong summer performance

Jet2 upgrades annual profit guidance following strong summer performance Jet2 expects to post an annual pre-tax profit of between £480m and £520m The company ... read more

Woodford fund compensation: Investors set to receive share of £230m payout next year

Woodford fund compensation: Investors set to receive share of £230m payout next year By Angharad Carrick Updated: 14:50 BST, 7 September 2023 Investors who hav... read more

First Direct launches new current account switching draw with five prizes of £12,500 on offer

First Direct launches new current account switching draw with five prizes of £12,500 on offer Switchers will be entered into a prize draw with five £12,500 pr... read more

Interest rates are near their peak, says Bank of England boss Bailey

Interest rates are near their peak, says Bank of England boss Bailey By John-Paul Ford Rojas Updated: 11:16 BST, 7 September 2023 Painful interest rate rises co... read more

Octopus customers who export energy to the grid with solar panels could earn an extra £150 a year with its new tariff

Octopus customers who export energy to the grid with solar panels could earn an extra £150 a year with its new tariff By Angharad Carrick Updated: 10:49 BST, 7... read more

Currys maintains full-year outlook despite falling sales

Currys maintains full-year outlook despite falling sales The firm was created via the merger of Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse Currys reported a 4% declin... read more

Older drivers, women and low-income motorists face being left behind by rush to go electric

Older drivers, women and low-income motorists face being left behind by the rush to go electric, industry chiefs warn as ministers are urged to give more suppor... read more

Every child could get £1,000 pot to invest in plan to revive ‘stagnant’ economy

Every child could get £1,000 pot to invest in plan to revive ‘stagnant’ economy By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Updated: 23:37 BST, 6 Sep... read more

Barratt profits tumble amid housing slump as soaring mortgage rates continue to batter demand

Barratt profits tumble amid housing slump as soaring mortgage rates continue to batter demand By Leah Montebello Updated: 22:28 BST, 6 September 2023 Britain... read more

Musicians paid more in streaming deal with Universal amid industry row over streaming

Musicians paid more in streaming deal with Universal amid industry row over streaming By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Updated: 22:28 BST, 6 September... read more

Virgin O2 agrees to buy the Russian-backed broadband provider Upp

Virgin O2 agrees to buy the Russian-backed broadband provider Upp By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Updated: 22:27 BST, 6 September 2023 Virgin Media O2... read more

Frankie & Benny’s and Wagamama owner TRG returns to profit

Frankie & Benny’s and Wagamama owner TRG returns to profit The Restaurant Group made a £2.3m pre-tax profit for the half-year to 2 July Wagamama, Chi... read more

Halfords records strong sales growth despite bad weather deterring cyclists

Halfords records strong sales growth despite bad weather deterring cyclists Halfords reported a 14.1% increase in revenue for the 20 weeks to 18 August Sales gr... read more

Petrol prices rise to highest level this year with average price rising a penny in a week to £1.52-a-litre

Petrol prices rise to highest level this year with average price rising a penny in a week to £1.52-a-litre The price of petrol on UK forecourts has risen to it... read more

Darktrace shares slip as it cuts forecast despite profits rocketing

Darktrace shares slip as it cuts forecast despite profits rocketing Revenue rose by 31.3% to $545.4m (around £434m) for the year to 30 June  Net profit skyroc... read more

Full list of 52 Wilko stores set to close next week REVEALED… is YOUR local shop shutting?

Full list of 52 Wilko stores set to close next week REVEALED… is YOUR local shop shutting? By Matt Drake Updated: 13:12 BST, 6 September 2023 Administrato... read more

WH Smith shrugs off rail strikes as sales are buoyed by holidaymakers

WH Smith shrugs off rail strikes as sales are buoyed by holidaymakers Turnover at the retailer increased by 28% for the 12 months ending August Its travel arm c... read more

DEAN DUNHAM: Must I pay tax and import duties if I buy goods from EU sites?

DEAN DUNHAM: Must I pay tax and import duties if I buy goods from EU sites? By Dean Dunham Updated: 23:28 BST, 5 September 2023 I purchased trainers from an EU ... read more

Savers now almost three times more likely to put extra cash into banks than into a pension

Savers now almost three times more likely to put extra cash into banks than into a pension By Katie Binns Updated: 23:07 BST, 5 September 2023 Savers are almost... read more

Nearly three-quarters of Britons don’t have their spending under control

Nearly three-quarters of Britons don’t have their spending under control By Katie Binns Updated: 23:00 BST, 5 September 2023 We are a nation of big spende... read more

Writing your own will? Watch out for these basic errors if you’re using a  cheap DIY kit

Writing your own will? Watch out for these basic errors if you’re using a  cheap DIY kit By Money Mail Reporter Updated: 22:58 BST, 5 September 2023 More... read more

Bankers set for fees bonanza as Arm eyes £40bn valuation ahead of New York float

Bankers set for fees bonanza as Arm eyes £40bn valuation ahead of New York float By Mark Shapland Updated: 22:57 BST, 5 September 2023 Arm will float on the Ne... read more

Enquest slumps into the red as windfall tax continues to hammer North Sea firms

Enquest slumps into the red as windfall tax continues to hammer North Sea firms By Leah Montebello Updated: 22:55 BST, 5 September 2023 Enquest slumped into the... read more