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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...
A married doctor has denied sexually assaulting four women patients. Dr Kamran Ali, 39, pleaded...
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...
Broadcaster Katie Hopkins has been refused permission to have her libel fight heard at the...
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...
A triple murderer who was beaten unconscious in prison has had his £100,000 damages claim...
One in four employees are preparing to change jobs in 2018 and not all recruitment businesses are prepared to deal with the surge in applications. A rapid, efficient response is essential to ensure that the CVs of qualified candidates aren’t...
Our Spoton.net franchisees recently completed the Smith & Henderson Franchise Satisfaction Benchmark survey – this is an independent, anonymous survey that offers franchisees the opportunity to provide honest feedback on their franchise experience. We’re pleased to say that the Spoton.net...
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...
Discount retailer B&M has emerged as a Christmas winner after food and other household essentials helped it grow like-for-like sales by 3.9% in the UK. Shares in the company, whose soon-to-depart chairman is former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy, rose...
Rigby & Peller, the company which supplied lingerie to the Queen, has lost its royal warrant following a book by its director revealing details of her work. June Kenton told a newspaper she was "very sad" about the decision, which...
Fresh strikes are expected to cause more disruption for rail passengers in the latest 24-hour...
New Look, the fashion retailer, is weighing a plan to close about 10% of its British stores in another sign of the tumult facing the high street. Sky News has learnt that the South African-owned chain is drawing up proposals...