UK set to relax rules to tackle lorry driver shortage

In a bid to tackle supply chain problems in the run -up to Christmas, UK is set to relax the rules on the number of deliveries overseas lorry drivers can make. Under the new plans, drivers will be able to make unlimited deliveries or collections...

Another energy supplier folds up over soaring prices

Daligas, another UK energy supplier, has ceased trading, regulator Ofgem announced, making it the third provider to collapse this week. It supplies gas to 9,000 domestic and non-domestic customers. Ofgem said it would find a new supplier. Earlier,...

The number of businesses that failed in England and Wales last month was the largest since the Covid pandemic began. Company insolvencies in September totalled 1,446, increasing from 1,349 in August and 56% higher than the same month last year,...

Bakery chain Greggs has warned that higher business rates risk making some of its stores unviable. The statement comes at a time when the ministers consider overhauling the tax. Chief executive, Roger Whiteside said it was “coming to London...



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