Cake Box has said it is eyeing the opening of 52 new shops as it expects to deliver a jump in sales for the past year despite the pandemic.
Global technology firms such as Google must be held to account for hosting pension scam adverts, MPs have urged.
Retail sales volumes recovered slightly in February but not enough to offset heavy falls a month earlier, new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has suggested.
Leicester have announced a pre-tax loss of £67.3million for the year ending May 2020 as the Foxes begin to count the cost of the pandemic.
Poorly performing mining stocks were offset by a strong showing from London’s top housebuilders as the FTSE 100 ended Wednesday in more or less the same place as when it called time on Tuesday.
Deliveroo has confirmed it has picked London for a potential listing as it looks set to become one of the latest in a flurry in recent stock market floats.
Around 1,150 jobs will be affected at Sainsbury’s as part of a restructuring which includes about 500 head-office roles being axed.
Hospitality bosses have cautiously welcomed “crucial” VAT and business rates support from the Government but warned there is still a long road to recovery for the sector.
Guarantor loans have overtaken PPI as the most complained about product that the financial ombudsman is now seeing.
The boss of Hotel Chocolat has said all 125 stores will reopen once Covid-19 restrictions are eased and there no plans to shut any permanently.
Online fashion retailer Boohoo has said is not “aware of any investigation” by US Customs and Border Protection following reports it could face a US import ban over labour abuse allegations.
Some landlords have behaved “disgracefully” during the pandemic, MSPs have heard, hiking up rents and refusing to carry out repairs on properties.
Moneysupermarket said that it suffered from the coronavirus pandemic last year as closed borders led to a collapse in travel insurance sales.
Online card retailer Moonpig has said it reported its “strongest ever week” last week as customers flocked to its site for Valentine’s Day.
British outsourcer Serco has expanded its North American defence business with a 295 million dollar (£212 million) deal for a US contractor.
Home delivery wine retailer Virgin Wines has unveiled plans for a stock market flotation next month after enjoying booming demand amid the pandemic.
The proportion of house sales falling through increased in January as a stamp duty holiday deadline approaches.
The Bank of England has told lenders to get ready for potential future negative interests rates but stressed such a move was not imminent despite slashing 2021 growth forecasts.
Demand for new cars fell by 39.5% last month compared with January 2020, new figures show.
Murdo Fraser is leading calls for a public inquiry into the Crown Office after the Lord Advocate admitted to malicious prosecution of the administrators of Rangers Football Club.
BP has reported its biggest-ever annual loss as plunging oil prices and demand amid the pandemic sent it tumbling into the red by 18.1 billion US dollars (£13.2 billion).
Households’ confidence in their personal finances over the next 12 months and also in making major purchases deteriorated in January, according to an index.
Eight in 10 mortgage customers who have previously taken a payment holiday are now back to making full repayments, according to industry analysis.
Searches for homes in the Cotswolds more than doubled during the second half of 2020, according to a property website.
Out-of-contract mobile phone customers could be overpaying by nearly £100 per year, according to Which?
Mr Kipling manufacturer Premier Foods has said it expects strong demand for its store cupboard items will continue throughout the start of 2021 as customers remain stuck at home.
A north-east health board has estimated healthcare in the region has incurred costs of £33.9 million in just seven months in its response to the Covid-19 crisis.
Nearly 1.5 million people made use of public sports facilities in Aberdeen last year, councillors have heard.
Nicola Sturgeon has urged banks to pay “very close attention” to the need for rural communities to access cash, following news of TSB branch closures in the north and north east.
The chief executive of a north-east local authority will write to the Scottish Government calling for additional financial support to help plug a £60 million shortfall.