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Byron outlets set to close in burger chain rescue plan

As many as 20 Byron outlets will close in a rescue plan for Byron, the struggling burger chain, approved by lenders and landlords. Simon...

Fujifilm to take over Xerox as photocopier demand drops

Japanese technology firm Fujifilm is to cut 10,000 jobs by 2020 at its Fuji Xerox subsidiary saying it faces an "increasingly severe" market.It is...

M&S plans to close up to 14 stores

Marks and Spencer is planning to close 14 stores and cut hundreds of jobs.Six shops will close by April, including Birkenhead, Bournemouth and Durham....

Capita shares plunge after warning on profits

Capita shares have plunged over 40% after the outsourcing firm warned on profits and announced a major shake-up.New chief executive Jonathan Lewis said the...

Review of Sandwich Franchises UK

Franchise UK Review of Sandwich Franchises A selection of tasty ingredients bookended by slabs of bread, the sandwich is one of the most popular dishes...

Rescuing child brides

All too often girls in countries across sub-Saharan Africa can be married off an early age, trapping them in a cycle that is almost...

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Things fall apart

Pity today's clothes. Like unloved toys, they're being worn less often than ever.The rise of fast fashion retailers has meant that consumers can buy...

'Dangerously' drunk tourists may not win insurance claims

A man who fell and hit his head after "drinking all night" was correctly refused travel insurance cover, an ombudsman has said.Yet, another man...

Drop in consumer demand hits UK car manufacturing

Car manufacturing in the UK fell last year for the first time since 2009. According to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers...

What are the advantages of a franchise?

The advantages of buying a franchise Purchasing a franchise is a great way to start a business without having to build it from the ground...

Ministers play down leaked Brexit study

Ministers have sought to play down the leak of a government document predicting an economic hit from Brexit.According to BuzzFeed, the report concluded growth...

Eurozone growth hit 10-year high in 2017

The eurozone's economy grew at its fastest pace for a decade in 2017, according to official figures.The economy of the 19-nation bloc grew by...

Carillion collapse sparks break up call for 'Big four'

The UK's biggest accountancy firms are facing renewed scrutiny in the wake of the collapse of Carillion.Frank Field, the chair of the Work and...

Borrowers ignoring mortgage timebomb, says FCA

Hundreds of thousands of homeowners could be at risk of losing their homes by ignoring how they will pay off their mortgage, a regulator...

X Factor final boosts Domino's pizza sales

Pizza delivery chain Domino's has credited the X Factor finals with helping it to achieve strong sales over the Christmas trading period.Domino's said it...