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The future of troubled engineering company Carillion is being discussed at high-level government meetings this weekend, the BBC understands.The...
Carillion is one of the UK's largest construction companies but it is also a provider of many services that help the country function. Its collapse through an application for compulsory liquidation means the company will eventually be dissolved, with creditors...
Britain's second-largest construction group is on the brink of collapse this weekend as its directors plot last-ditch talks aimed at securing new financial guarantees from ministers. Sky News has learnt that Carillion, which is building the HS2 high-speed rail link...
Britain's second-largest construction group is on the brink of collapse this weekend as its directors plot last-ditch talks aimed at securing new financial guarantees from ministers. Sky News has learnt that Carillion, which is building the HS2 high-speed rail link...
A ban on "rip-off" surcharges comes into force today in a move that the Government hopes will stop shoppers from being penalised if they're paying with a debit or credit card. Economic Secretary to the Treasury John Glenn says it's...

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More than three quarters of UK workers are worried their pay could fall in future due to rising prices,...
Sterling has jumped to its highest level against the US dollar since the Brexit vote.The surge to more than...
Troubled construction firm Carillion has denied reports lenders rejected a proposed rescue plan for the...
Banks are to begin immigration checks on millions of accounts as part of a Home Office scheme to create a "hostile environment" for people living in the UK unlawfully. The new scheme, which will be rolled out this month, requires...
New EU rules come into effect today which will mean customers can't be penalised with extra fees for choosing to pay by credit or debit card. But what will the Payment Services Directive mean for businesses? Why were some businesses charging...
It's being called a revolution in banking. So-called Open Banking kicks off on Saturday in what amounts to a gigantic financial experiment in which Britain is leading the world. Under the scheme, nine of the biggest lenders operating in the UK...
The pound has climbed to its highest level against the US dollar since the Brexit vote. Sterling was up by more than a cent to reach nearly $1.37 in Friday trading. It was little changed against the euro, hovering below...
Carillion has put one of the big four accountancy firms on standby to oversee an administration of the construction giant in a further signal of the precarious state of its finances. Sky News has learnt that EY and PricewaterhouseCoopers were...
Could one of the oldest names in British industry be poised to break itself in two? It's looking possible. GKN, the car parts and aero-engineering group, is contemplating the radical move after rejecting a £7bn takeover approach from turnaround specialist...

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