Postmasters caught up in the Horizon IT scandal say that they are still being “left in the dark” about a compensation package after the government announced that they will receive interim payments. Paul Scully,

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BT staff have voted for their first national strike in 35 years, which is expected to affect customers across the country having broadband services installed or getting faults fixed. The strike by BT engineers

More than two million people have become higher-rate taxpayers under Boris Johnson’s government, fuelling a backlash from Tory MPs. Figures released by HM Revenue & Customs yesterday showed that 6.1 million people — equivalent

A cut in VAT has been proposed by No 10 to curb inflation and help households with the cost of living crisis. Steve Barclay, the prime minister’s chief of staff, suggested reducing the 20

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REUTERSTOKYO — Asia’s manufacturing activity stalled in June as many companies were hit by supply disruptions caused by China’s strict coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdowns, while sharp economic slowdown risks in Europe and