article 05 October 2015 UK
David Miliband versus Jeremy Corbyn: Who would win?

As David Miliband returns for a high profile speech at the Institute of Directors we ask the question  would Corbymania be so powerful if he the other Miliband had returned to contest the leadership?

article 02 October 2015 UK
Redcar steel works owner goes into liquidation

SSI, the Thai owner of the Redcar steel works, is to go into liquidation - just days after the historic plant was mothballed.

article 30 September 2015 UK
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Volkswagen scandal: 1.2 million vehicles in UK affected

Nearly 1.2 million UK motorists are to be told they must have their vehicles "corrected" because they are fitted with the software behind the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, the company has said.

article 28 September 2015 UK
Is this the end of steel production in Teesside?

Iron and steelmaking at the SSI plant in Redcar is to be mothballed with the loss of 1,700 jobs.

article 24 September 2015 Business
Government housebuilding plan 'wishful thinking, not policy'

The Government has no idea whether any houses have been built on public land sold off to housing developers since 2011, according to a damning report from the cross-party public accounts committee.

article 22 September 2015 UK
Volkswagen admit 11m cars affected as UK demands action

Volkswagen has admitted that 11 million vehicles worldwide are fitted with software to cheat emissions tests and taken a 6.5 billion euro profit hit to deal with the growing scandal.

article 21 September 2015 UK
Nuclear plant step closer with 2bn Osborne guarantee

The Hinckley Point nuclear plant is a step closer after the chancellor announced a 2bn government guarantee on investment, but critics say it is a bad deal for taxpayers

article 18 September 2015 UK
Lidl first supermarket to pay 'living wage'

Lidl throws down the gauntlet to other supermarkets by pledging to pay all staff the minimum salary recommended by the Living Wage Foundation.

article 10 September 2015 UK
Raising the living wage: will it work?

A US businessman's efforts to cut the pay gap within his company backfire, while in the UK, the CBI warns a national living wage will be a 'gamble'  is it possible to reach wage equality?