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Fears over GKN's £2bn pensions black hole

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:40
The embattled engineer which has already rejected one £7bn takeover offer from turnaround group Melrose has run up a pension deficit of £1.8bn.

ALEX BRUMMER: Carillion bosses can expect an easy ride

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:39
Chairman Philip Green can resume his search for honours, former chief exec Richard Howson can retreat to his Swiss chalet and non-executive director Dame Sally Morgan can look for the next job.

Mr Kipling's not so exceedingly good sales figures

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:39
According to its owner Premier Foods, the 'exceedingly good' cakes were less popular in the run up to Christmas, along with Cadbury's cakes like Mini Rolls and Jaffa Cake bars.

Qataris owe Carillion £200m for World Cup stadium deal

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:39
The construction group spent weeks fighting to get paid for work in Qatar, one of the world's richest countries, which is hosting the football extravaganza in four years' time.

MARKET REPORT: UBM back in takeover talks with Informa

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:38
The companies said discussions were at an early stage but there was no guarantee of an agreement. It is the second time the two groups have entered into merger talks.

How unicorns lifted Dunelm

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:37
Kellogg’s also saddled up, selling multi-coloured unicorn cereal. Poundland also got on board with pencil cases, notebooks and rubbers emblazoned with the mystical creature.

Forget the sausage rolls - now Greggs will cook you dinner

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:37
The bakery chain has already started trialling hot food at 100 of its stores across the UK, with a menu including potato wedges, chicken goujons and hot pasta dishes.

The cryptocurrencies that could boom in 2018

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 21:41
Bitcoin and ethereum really took off last year, leaving many feeling that they've missed the bandwagon. So what are the other cryptocurrencies that could boom? Or are they more likely to bust?

High street baker Greggs ramps up store openings

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:27
Total sales were up 7.4% last year according to the bakery’s latest trading numbers with like-for-like sales for the year up 3.7%.

UK's speeding ticket hotspots revealed

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:33
West Yorkshire's speed cameras and police officers caught almost 46 times as many drivers exceeding limits than the force issuing the least tickets - City of London constabulary.

Banks safe but thousands of small businesses may suffer

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:39
Britain's banks' exposure to Carillion is 'entirely manageable' according to head of the Prudential Regulation Authority, Sam Woods.

FTSE LIVE: Greggs and JD Sports report

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:19
The FTSE 100 closed down 13.21 points at 7,755.93, as weaker commodity prices dampened the London-listed mining giants.

Here are the different ways that you can help charities

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:06
As a nation we give £10 billion a year to them. Despite this generosity, helping charities is not just about money. You can help in other ways. Jade Sexton donates unwanted shoes to a local hospice.

Carillion collapse hits banks, rivals and building shares

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:19
The builder, which traces its roots back more than 100 years, went into compulsory liquidation at around 7am yesterday in one of the UK’s largest corporate collapses.

What will happen to Carillion pension savers?

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:12
How does the Pension Protection Fund work, and what will its existing staff and pensioners get now the building and services contractor has gone into liquidation?

BP to pay $3bn for Gulf of Mexico oil spill this year

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:41
BP, which has paid out a total $62billion for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster so far, said full-year cash payments would be $3billion instead of its previous estimate of $2billion.

Halifax repaid my £15k loan for free: Bank revives offer

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:15
When pre-school worker Ami Hay took out a £15,000 loan, the last thing she expected was that she wouldn't have to pay it back - but she was the lucky beneficiary of a Halifax marketing ruse.

Ford unveils anniversary edition of Mustang Bullitt

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:58
Ford unveiled the surprise limited-run Bullitt Mustang at the Detroit Motor Show this week to rapturous approval, though refused to say how many people will get to own the sought-after new model.

How do I invest for the best returns in retirement?

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:46
Many retirees are at risk of bungling their pension finances by falling into one or other of two easily avoidable traps, according to new research from Royal London.

Inflation dips to 3 per cent in latest ONS data

Daily Mail - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:43
The Consumer Price Index for December was 3 per cent, down on November's figure of 3.1 per cent. The figure is still higher than the rate wages were rising at the most recent figure of 2.1 per cent in October.
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