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PZ Cussons on course for sales lift despite ‘challenging’ trading

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Wise boss under investigation by City watchdog after tax breach

Big Issue skills gap initiative

Big Issue plans to tackle skills gap

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Arts and crafts retailer Hobbycraft to open new stores and create jobs

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City of London urged to reconsider plans to demolish historic Barbican buildings

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UK spectacles designer eyes nationwide launch of pop-up shops

A picket line outside Edinburgh’s Waverley Station (Jane Barlow/PA)

Government ‘misleading’ over role in rail strikes, legal advice suggests

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Benefit claimants to be made to work longer hours to avoid job centre visits

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Wedding guests ‘thinking creatively’ about ways to save on costs

Kwasi Kwarteng

Kwarteng to shoot down prospect of electronic strike ballots

Rail and Tube strikes

Abbott and McDonnell urge Starmer to ‘come off the fence’ over strikes

Strikers on picket line

Further strike action possible as latest walkout cripples rail services again

Edinburgh Waverley

Passengers face disruption on third day of rail strikes

Simon Clarke

We cannot tolerate ‘wildly excessive’ public sector pay claims, Clarke says

Rail and Tube strikes

RMT boss calls on Shapps to ‘tone down the rhetoric and get on with his job’

Gas

PM not ruling out cutting VAT on energy bills to ease cost-of-living crisis

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Sun, sea and spend: Holidaymakers expect to increase resort budgets this year

Trains sit in sidings in Newcastle

Rail chaos continues as workers stage third 24-hour strike in a week