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Economy already in a recession which is expected to last into next year, says CBI
The UK is already in a recession which is expected to last into next year, according to the UK's biggest business group.
Christmas rail strikes to go ahead as union rejects offer from operators - as firefighters could become latest to walk out over pay
The RMT union has rejected an offer from train operators aimed at preventing strikes over the Christmas period.
Flexible working can be requested from first day of new job, under government plans
Workers across the UK will soon be able to request flexible working from day one on the job, under new plans by the government.
Air fryers and electric blankets buck downward trend for Black Friday technology sales
Energy-efficient appliances - such as air fryers, clothes airers and electric blankets - bucked a downward trend for Black Friday sales this year as consumers took a cautious approach during the cost of living crisis.
Pubs fear they may have to close for good without more energy bill support, industry bosses warn
Many pubs and breweries across the UK will be forced to shut their doors for good unless they receive further energy support, industry bosses have warned.
'Cost of living' Christmas crowdfunding grows as communities rally round
As the cost of living crisis threatens livelihoods and local communities, a growing number of people have turned to crowdfunding platforms to offset some of the very worst costs.
John Ryley to step down as head of Sky News after 17 years
John Ryley is to step down as head of Sky News after 17 years.
Gender pay gap greatest for women in their 50s and 60s
The gender pay gap remains at its widest for women in their 50s and 60s, new research suggests.
Morrisons owner paves way for departure of veteran CEO Potts
The owners of Britain’s fourth-biggest supermarket chain are drawing up plans to identify a new chief executive a year after acquiring it in a £7bn deal.
OPEC oil cartel holds production steady in face of Russia sanctions uncertainty
The Saudi-led OPEC oil cartel and allied producers including Russia have stuck to their output targets, despite uncertainty over the impact of fresh Western sanctions against Moscow.