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Carillion: 'Matter of days' to stop collapse

The future of troubled...

Why Carillion's work has touched all our lives

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...

HS2 construction giant on brink of collapse

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...

Under-threat HS2 firm in last-ditch crisis talks

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...

Ban on 'rip-off' card surcharges takes effect

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...

Socking it to 'em

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Banks run immigration checks in crackdown

Banks are to begin immigration checks on millions of accounts as part of a Home Office scheme to create a "hostile environment" for people...

What will card surcharge ban mean for firms?

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...

Open Banking: UK's big financial experiment

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...

Pound at highest level since Brexit vote

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...

Ailing Carillion puts administrator on standby

Carillion has put one of the big four accountancy firms on standby to oversee an administration of the construction giant in a further signal...

Could £7bn offer prompt GKN to split in two?

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...