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article 30 January 2015 Business
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Younger workers' wages worst hit by downturn

Men have been hit the hardest and suffered the biggest falls in wages as a result of the financial crisis, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

post 29 January 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Shell resumes Arctic drilling plans

The energy giant Royal Dutch Shell is reviving plans to drill in the Arctic, saying the world needs new sources of oil. Environmentalists say the risks are too high.

video 28 January 2015 UK

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Tesco announces list of 43 stores to close - video

In the wake of a disastrous 2014, Tesco has announced a list of 43 stores it plans to close, with the loss of 2,000 jobs.

article 28 January 2015 UK
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Companies House spelling mistake caused firm's collapse

The government has been left with a 9million legal bill after a tiny spelling error caused the collapse of a 124-year-old Welsh family business.

article 28 January 2015 World, Ireland
Apple logo and an i-phone (Reuters)
Will Apple's extraordinary profits hasten tax reforms?

Campaigners call for more action to clamp down on the tax avoidance of multi-national companies as tech giant Apple records the biggest quarterly profit in corporate history.

article 28 January 2015 World, United States
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Apple reports biggest quarterly profit in corporate history

Technology firm Apple makes profits of $18bn in the final quarter of 2014, smashing sales expectations and making Apple the biggest ever quarterly earner for a public company.

video 27 January 2015 Business

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Businesses 'less enthusiastic' if Labour wins election

Advertising executive, Sir Martin Sorrell, tells Channel 4 News that if Labour wins the election, business will not be as enthusiastic as it would be if a Tory-led coalition was in power.

post 27 January 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy UK's economic growth powered by consumer spending

While official figures show Britain's economy grew in the last quarter of 2014, there are reasons why we shouldn't celebrate just jet.

article 27 January 2015 UK
David Cameron says lowering the benefit cap will be the first thing he does if he is re-elected in May, arguing it has succeeded in getting people into work. Has it? (Reuters)
Has the benefit cap led to a 'jobcentre stampede'?

David Cameron says lowering the benefit cap will be the first thing he does if he is re-elected in May, arguing it has succeeded in getting people into work. Has it?