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Bank of England pays women staff 24% less than men

The Bank of England on average pays women 24% less than men, latest figures reveal.

Skype pulled from Apple and Android app stores in China

Access to Skype is being challenged in China as Beijing continues to crack down on communications services it cannot access.

Consumer spending rebounds to support third quarter economic growth

Consumer spending and business investment picked up in the third quarter of the year to help accelerate growth in the economy, according to official figures.

Britain 'on course for longest fall in living standards'

Analysis of the Budget has found families are now projected to be at the start of the longest period of disposable income decline in more than 60 years.

British Gas owner warns on outlook amid household customer exodus

British Gas owner warns on outlook amid household customer exodus

Investors in the owner of British Gas have been left feeling cold after Centrica warned its earnings would be hit by a series of woes including the loss of 823,000 domestic energy accounts.

Furniture chain Multiyork collapse in 'tough' economy risks 550 jobs

Furniture chain Multiyork collapse in 'tough' economy risks 550 jobs

Almost 550 jobs are at risk at the furniture manufacturer and retailer Multiyork after administrators were called in.

The Budget: MPs challenge Hammond over stamp duty 'gimmick' and EU payments

The Budget: MPs challenge Hammond over stamp duty 'gimmick' and EU payments

Philip Hammond is facing questions from Labour on his Budget stamp duty cut for first-time buyers and from Tory Eurosceptics on proposed payments to Brussels after Brexit.

Police warn Christmas shoppers about 'sharp rise' in fraud

Police warn Christmas shoppers about 'sharp rise' in fraud

Christmas shoppers are being warned they could become victims of fraud after a big leap in incidents during the last festive season.

CMC Markets chairman Waugh to step down two years after float

CMC Markets chairman Waugh to step down two years after float

The chairman of CMC Markets, the financial spread-betting firm founded by Peter Cruddas, the former Tory treasurer, is to step down two years after its London flotation.

Budget: The five things you need to know

Budget: The five things you need to know

Here are the five things you need to know about this Budget.

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