The number of restaurants going bust has almost quadrupled over the last decade, highlighting how “precarious” the market is, new analysis has found.
Sports Direct board members have discussed a possible merger between Debenhams and House of Fraser, a company director has revealed.
Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell has said he will step down from the company, ending a controversial nine-year tenure in the role.
Galliford Try’s annual profits surged 145% as the company recovered from hefty charges linked to major infrastructure projects a year earlier.
Energy giant SSE has warned half-year profits will tumble 50% after suffering the effects of higher gas prices and dry, still and warm weather.
Pub company JD Wetherspoon is to increase its range of drinks from UK and non-EU producers from later this month, it has announced.
Jobs are under threat at Michelin’s Dundee tyre factory amid an “influx” of cheaper foreign imports into the European market.
Plans for further strike action at a local authority have been withdrawn following talks between trade unions and council officials.
Low-paid workers are having to borrow money to pay their bills and many say financial concerns are affecting their mental health, research reveals.
The Scottish Government is to invest almost £5 million in an aerospace innovation centre.
Mothercare has successfully completed a share issue, raising £32.5 million as it pushes ahead with sweeping store closures.
Low cost airline Ryanair has warned over job losses for more than 100 pilots and 200 cabin crew as it revealed plans to cut its Dublin-based aircraft fleet by 20%, blaming recent pilot strike action.
Manufacturing growth has picked up to its strongest rate for a year, but firms have signalled their investment intentions remain subdued.
Barclays has announced plans to create up to 2,500 new jobs in Glasgow.
JCB has announced an investment of more than £50 million in a new plant, creating hundreds of jobs and doubling production of cabs used on its machines.
The names of 167 men who lost their lives in the Piper Alpha disaster 30 years ago will be read aloud at a memorial service next week.
Europe’s beleaguered capital of oil and gas has powered its way into the top five in a league table of the UK’s fastest-growing city economies.
Water from a disused mine that has been warmed by the earth is to be used to heat homes in a Welsh Valleys village, the Welsh Government has said.
Embrace an android: Labour study warns UK must boost research and development spending in technology
Britain is unprepared for the technological revolution and should increase spending significantly on research and development (R&D) to keep up with advances in areas such as robotics and artificial intelligence, a Labour-commissioned report warned.
Confidence is slowly returning to the oil and gas sector but "considerable challenges" remain, industry leaders have said.
Fears have been raised for the North-east economy after nearly a quarter of offshore workers said in a report they see no future for the oil and gas industry.
AN offshore union boss today described the impact of plunging oil prices and the fall-out for North Sea workers.