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Former CBI chief Fairbairn joins race to head Channel 4
Dame Carolyn Fairbairn has joined the race to head Channel 4, the state-owned broadcaster, two years after leaving the CBI after a period of fractious ties between Britain's biggest employers’ group and Boris Johnson's administration.
Worst Christmas on record for retailers as sales slump by 3.7%
Retail sales suffered their worst December slump on record last month as the Omicron variant was blamed for keeping shoppers away.
FTSE 100 joins Wall Street sell-off on rate rise and tech stock jitters
The FTSE 100 has joined a global markets sell-off as it followed Wall Street into the red amid jitters over rate rises and the outlook for tech stocks.
France: Business owners share relief as British skiers allowed to return to French slopes after travel restrictions eased
There is no winter sport resort quite like Chamonix. Nestled in the shadow of Mont Blanc, it has a glittering history and a reputation for challenging even the best skiers.
UK's oldest cinema reopens after 'biggest existential crisis' ever faced by the industry
The owner of the UK's oldest cinema says the pandemic has created "the biggest existential crisis" ever faced by the industry.
Kwasi Kwarteng: Business secretary says 'we should get back to work' after Plan B rules scrapped
People should "get back to work" after Plan B rules were eased, the business secretary has said.
Britishvolt gigafactory given £100m in taxpayer funding to help power electric car future
Plans for a new British-owned battery gigaplant in Northumberland have been boosted by the commitment of around £100m of government funds to the £3.8bn scheme.
Wagamama owner warns bounce-back in consumer confidence after Plan B may take a while
The owner of restaurant chains Wagamama and Frankie & Benny's has warned that consumer confidence may take a while to bounce back even after Plan B restrictions are lifted.
Pension scandal: Long-term underpayment of thousands is a 'shameful shambles', says group of MPs
The long-term underpayment of state pensioners, an unknown number of whom will have died without receiving what they were owed, is a "shameful shambles", according to a committee of MPs.
Horror show for Netflix as shares plunge by a fifth after customer numbers fall short
Netflix suffered a horror show as its shares lost a fifth of their value after latest subscriber numbers disappointed Wall Street.