Business groups have signalled that they’re losing patience with politicians as MPs reject the negotiated Brexit deal and rule out a no-deal exit altogether, but the UK government insists no-deal is still an option.
Online retailer Amazon will create more than 1,000 apprenticeship roles in Britain over the next two years, indicating the country's imminent departure from the European Union is not deterring it from investing.
Hot weather helped British retail sales growth surge during the first half of this month, adding to signs that consumers are shrugging off a weak start to 2018, according to the CBI. But they weren't buying fashion.
Fashion retailers and department stores have had a tough time so far in February with the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) poll showing weak sales at stores, even though online continued to rise strongly.
Indian federal agents said on Monday they had launched an investigation into billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, one of the country's richest men, over accusations that he and others defrauded a state bank of $44 million.
It’s tough trying to make sense of UK retail data with surveys and stats often showing varying trends. The CBI survey came out on Wednesday and showed its highest reading into years, beating what analysts had expected.
Britain will propose setting up an interim customs agreement with the EU after Brexit to allow the freest possible trade. But it will also seek the right to negotiate other trade deals, a possible sticking point.