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Energy boss casts doubt on government deal to prevent 50% price cap hike
The chief executive of a major household energy supplier has cast doubt on whether the sector and government will be able to spare households from a huge spike in bills from April.
Self-driving cars: Companies not the users should be responsible if autonomous vehicles crash, watchdog proposes
People in a self-driving car should not be responsible if it crashes, legal watchdogs have proposed.
IMF urges 'targeted support' for UK households hit by cost of living surge
The International Monetary Fund has urged Britain to offer "targeted support" for struggling households facing a cost of living surge.
Eerie echoes of inflation-riddled past as UK firms pass on surging costs
Anyone looking for clues that inflationary pressures in the UK economy will ease in coming months would do well to avoid the CBI's latest industrial trends survey today.
Marmite maker Unilever cutting 1,500 jobs as part of massive shake-up
Consumer goods giant Unilever has confirmed plans to cut 1,500 jobs under a shake-up of its global operations.
Playtech explores £2bn break-up as crunch vote looms on Aristocrat deal
Playtech is drawing up contingency plans to dismantle and sell its operations if a £2.7bn takeover by an Australian rival is blocked by a collection of Asian-based shareholders.
Holidaymakers rush to book breaks after testing rules scrapped in time for half-term
Holidaymakers have been rushing to book half-term trips after the government said COVID testing for travellers arriving in the UK would be scrapped from next month.
Surging inflation pushes cost of servicing govt debt to December record of £8.1bn
Interest payments on government debt hit a record £8.1bn for the month of December because of surging inflation, according to official figures.
Royal Mail to cut 700 jobs after Christmas deliveries hit by Omicron disruption
Royal Mail has announced plans to cut 700 managerial jobs in a bid to cut costs after a tough Christmas season disrupted by the Omicron variant.
Sandwich-maker Greencore to feel investor heat over pandemic pay awards
Greencore, the London-listed sandwich-maker, is facing a big investor revolt this week after paying its top executives lavish bonuses despite not repaying millions of pounds of taxpayer support.