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US jobs growth strengthens case for March rate rise

Image copyright Getty Images US businesses added 235,000 jobs in February, exceeding economists’ forecasts of about 200,000. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said on...

Lloyds Banking Group sets aside an extra £350m for PPI

Image copyright Getty Images Lloyds Banking Group has set aside a further £350m to cover claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI). The bank is making the...

VW pleads guilty to US emissions charges

Image copyright Getty Images Volkswagen has pleaded guilty to three charges as part of a $4.3bn (£3.5bn) agreement with the US regulators over the diesel emissions...

Tesco to pay back thousands of underpaid staff

Image copyright Getty Images Tesco is reimbursing 140,000 current and former staff who were left underpaid due to a payroll error. The supermarket is set to pay out...

John Lewis staff bonus cut again

Image copyright Newscast Bonuses for 86,700 staff at John Lewis and Waitrose have been cut for the fourth year in a row. Employees will get a 6% bonus, more than three...

Institute for Fiscal Studies backs National Insurance increase

Image copyright BEN STANSALL The chancellor was right to raise National Insurance contributions for the self employed in his Budget, the Institute for Fiscal Studies...

Budget 2017: Chancellor to outline North Sea help

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK’s oil and gas industry has been struggling with a dramatic drop in oil prices over the past two years The...

Foxtons sees property sales plunge as Brexit vote hits

Image copyright Getty Images Foxtons says revenue from property sales plunged 23% last year due to uncertainty following the Brexit vote as well as changes to stamp...

Budget 2017: Hammond’s ‘upbeat’ message over Brexit future

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The chancellor posed with his red box before leaving Downing Street to head to Parliament Chancellor Philip Hammond is delivering...

California High School made $24 million by investing $15K in snapchat

A California high school, which invested around $15,000 in the Snapchat five years ago and the school is getting $24 Million for what they invested. It all started...