A young woman today would have to work 40 years more to retire with the same amount, research suggests.
Image copyright John Lewis Image caption New chief Paula Nickolds is the company’s first female managing director The new boss of John Lewis says the department store needs reinventing for a new generation of shoppers. Paula Nickolds is the first female managing director of John Lewis, having worked her way up the ranks as a […]
Image copyright Getty Images The number of homeowners taking out mortgages in February fell to the lowest figure since November, according to UK banks. The British Bankers’ Association (BBA) said 42,613 loans for house purchases were approved last month, down 1,592 from January. However, gross mortgage lending, which includes re-mortgaging, is still 4.6% higher than […]
Image copyright PA One of the UK’s largest supermarket chicken suppliers has suspended operations after an investigation allegedly exposed food safety breaches. The 2 Sisters Food Group said staff at its site in the West Midlands will need to be “appropriately retrained” before it starts resupplying customers. It comes after allegations that workers had changed […]