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Women ‘half as likely’ as men to start a business

Image copyright Getty Images “Unfair obstacles” may be stopping women from starting and growing their own companies, the government has said. It said women...

Evans Cycles seeks new owner amid cash crunch

Image copyright Evans Cycles Image caption Evans Cycles has 60 stores across the UK Evans Cycles has put itself up for sale as it seeks fresh funding amid tough High...

Brexit will have ‘worse economic impact on UK than EU’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jean-Claude Trichet was boss of the ECB Brexit will have a bigger economic impact on the UK than the European Union, the...

Labour calls for ban on gambling advertising

Image copyright NurPhoto / Getty Images Image caption Labour wants to overhaul gambling legislation Labour is calling for a ban on gambling advertising during live...

Rail: ‘Lack of accountability’ led to timetable chaos

Image copyright Alamy “No-one took charge” during the timetable chaos that caused severe disruption on Britain’s railways in May, a regulator has said....

Qantas mulls plane gyms as prepares for 20-hour flights

Image copyright QANTAS Image caption Qantas already operates non-stop flights between London and Perth Australian airline Qantas has said it is considering putting gyms...

Millions overcharged for mobile contracts

Image copyright Reuters About four million people have been charged for mobile phones they already own, spending £500m extra on contracts, according to Citizens Advice....

‘Wild West’ Bitcoin ‘should be regulated’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cryptocurrencies’ trading prices have been extremely volatile Bitcoin and other digital currencies are a “Wild...

Anger mounts over House of Fraser gift cards

Image copyright EPA Fed-up House of Fraser customers fear they will end up out of pocket as the company has gone silent about replacing the retailer’s gift cards....

‘I dialled into work and prayed my baby wouldn’t wake up’

Image copyright Melissa Brooker Image caption Melissa Brooker and her daughter, Isabelle, now aged five Melissa Brooker had been in her job as a senior HR director for...