Royal Mail to be hit by strikes again next week

The Communication Workers Union said its members will be striking for 24 hours in areas including London, Cambridge, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Nottingham,…

New Ikea stores to bring 1,450 jobs

Author: By Nigel Cope, City Editor Ikea, the Swedish furniture retailer, is to open two new stores by 2003, with a distribution centre planned for Pet…

Disruption as Royal Mail union strikes

Author: By Alan Jones, Press Association Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) will walk out this week in a long-running row over jobs, pay…

Couple with the Midas touch open new concessions

Author: By Greg Walton After making their fortune from selling Links at the top of the market, the couple went on to buy the Pascal jewellery business…

Report calls for scheme to help poorer pupils

It calls on the UK to adopt a scheme based on one in the US, which would allow the most able GCSE pupils at disadvantaged schools to be selected for […