Carillion: Small firms' support ends in 48 hours

The construction giant spent £1bn a year with local suppliers, but many will now not be paid.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | 12:47 am

Panic buying

Cyber insurance is growing fast as businesses lose billions to hackers.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:20 pm

Debt fears for poorer households

A quarter of very low-income households have high debt repayments or are behind on bills or repayments.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:18 pm

Iceland supermarket chain aims to be plastic free by 2023

Supermarket chain Iceland says it will eliminate or drastically cut plastic packaging over five years.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:16 pm

Product safety flaws 'exposed by Whirlpool danger dryers'

More than a million fire-risk dryers are still being used in UK homes, a committee of MPs says.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:15 pm

Why the A380 never really took off

Airbus has said it will stop making its superjumbo if it does not get any more orders.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 5:04 pm

Carillion's collapse - what happens now?

Britain's second biggest construction company has collapsed. What does it mean for the projects it worked on, and the schools and hospitals it worked for?

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 1:09 pm

Pick-up trucks dominate Detroit Auto Show

Pick-ups are the king of US cars, and with low gas prices they're likely to retain that crown.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 12:59 pm

Cammell Laird shipyard: Two 24-hour strikes announced by GMB members

Up to 500 shipbuilding staff could walk out in the pay and conditions dispute at the Birkenhead yard.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 12:09 pm

'That's it, go home'

How the collapse of Carillion has affected those who worked with and for the company.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 9:16 am

Spain to replace US as second most popular tourism spot

The UN says Spain is set to replace the US as the world's second most popular tourism destination.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 9:15 am

Coca-Cola to cut bottle size but increase price in face of sugar tax

Bottles of the famous fizzy drink will be smaller and more expensive from March onwards.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 8:47 am

Nationwide delays Open Banking launch

Six out of nine of the UK's largest current account providers missed Saturday's deadline.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 8:45 am

Ford to boost investment in electric cars by 2022

The firm says it will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its range within five years.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 8:35 am

Jakarta stock exchange walkway collapses

Dozens are hurt when a mezzanine floor where a student group has gathered collapses into the lobby.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:48 am

Airbus says A380 superjumbo production could end

The European planemaker says it will stop making its giant A380 jet if it does not get any more orders.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:52 am

Virgin Trains to resume Daily Mail sales

Company boss Richard Branson says he was unaware of the decision to stop stocking the newspaper.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:10 am

Saudi Ritz 'gilded jail' hotel to reopen

The hotel has been a luxury detention centre for dozens of princes held on suspicion of corruption.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:02 am

Auto changes

The Detroit motor show is a major industry event, but technological advances are changing the traditional order.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 5:54 am

Carillion's woes

The construction firm is to be liquidated after its huge financial troubles finally overwhelmed it.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 3:52 am

Wales' tech companies attract £115m start-up investments

Ninety-two companies have received venture capital investment in the past six years, figures reveal.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 12:44 am

Surge pricing: How it works and how to avoid it

Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab price journeys higher when demand spikes. But can you get around it?

Posted on: 14 January 2018 | 10:04 pm

Male work patterns see big shift to part-time roles, study says

A big rise in men working part time is coupled with a fall in the number of middle earners.

Posted on: 14 January 2018 | 6:07 pm

'You can run a football club and still wear a dress'

"You can run a football club and still wear a dress," says Carolyn Radford, the CEO of Mansfield Town FC.

Posted on: 14 January 2018 | 6:02 pm

Sticky business

How a UK expat introduced Americans to the joys of traditional British desserts, such as sticky toffee pudding.

Posted on: 14 January 2018 | 6:00 pm