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Coca-Cola closing UK sites with 300 job losses

Coca-Cola plans to close a manufacturing site in Milton Keynes and a distribution centre in Northampton with the loss of 300 jobs. Source: SKY

Burger chain Byron's rescue plan given the nod

Byron, the struggling burger chain, has won the approval of landlords and creditors for a rescue plan that aims to shut 20 restaurants and...

Capita seeks to learn from Carillion's collapse

There are a number of ways at looking at today's profits warning from Capita and the shock fund raising that has accompanied it. The first...

UK could lose 30,000 free cash machines in 5 years

Up to 30,000 free-to-use cash machines - 45% of the UK total - are on course to disappear over the next five years amid...

Hundreds of M&S jobs at risk in UK shake-up

M&S says it hopes to prevent any job losses as it places almost 500 positions at risk through its latest plans to close unprofitable...

Carney calls for end of RPI inflation measure

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has called for an end to the use of RPI - the discredited inflation measure still used to...

TGI Fridays owner Electra puts sale on the menu

The British arm of TGI Fridays is being put on the menu of prospective buyers amid a steep downturn which has hit much of...

RBS boss admits turnaround claim was not true

Royal Bank of Scotland boss Ross McEwan has admitted that a past claim its controversial restructuring unit turned around the vast majority of small...

Abramovich named on 'hostile' list of oligarchs

Vladimir Putin has described a list of Russian oligarchs and politicians published by the US as a "hostile step" that would "complicate" relations. Chelsea FC...

Brexit paper 'leaked to undermine EU exit'

An assessment of the likely impact of various Brexit scenarios was leaked to undermine the exit talks, a Government minister has claimed. The study, obtained...

Aston Martin boosts May with £600m China investment

Aston Martin is to announce investment deals in China this week that it will claim are worth more than £600m, boosting Theresa May's hopes...

Car Wash Franchises Review

Review of the Car Wash franchise sector Since the first customer bought the very first automobile, cars have been washed, polished and waxed on a...

Ryanair makes 'historic' deal with UK pilots union

The UK's pilots union has been given official recognition status by Ryanair for the first time in the airline's 32-year history. The British Airline Pilots'...

Domino's expects bigger slice of annual profits

Domino's Pizza has raised its annual profit forecast following a stronger rise in sales than it had expected during its fourth quarter. The pizza delivery...

Secret Brexit report piles pressure on the PM

Theresa May is facing fresh turmoil among her own MPs and Cabinet ministers as divisions deepen in the Government over Brexit. She faces the embarrassment...

May looking for trade deals during China trip

The Prime Minister jets out to China promising "frank discussions on all issues" with her hosts, as she is accompanied by the biggest ever...