High levels of personal debt in Britain could be creating a health time bomb, according to research showing a strong link between financial problems and low mental well-being in older people.
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Wednesday 16 May 2012
Supplying healthy US hospital food, Disney’s staff canteen, the Mammoth Mountain ski resort in California and miners canteens in Australia all helped Compass post a strong 7.7 per cent rise in first-half profits today.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Up to 900 jobs at the bankrupt Coryton oil refinery in Essex are hanging in the balance, with the deadline for a rescue deal due at midnight tonight.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Blackburn manager Steve Kean insists he and owners Venky's are staying long term while mystery surrounds the position of deputy chief executive Paul Hunt.
Monday 07 May 2012
The right fostering placement can completely transform children's lives. It can be the make or break point for them and equally it can be devastating for a young person to be put into the wrong situation. Fostering is incredibly important for families in crisis, but a real and pressing problem has largely gone unnoticed and shortages of carers unaddressed for too long.
Saturday 05 May 2012
The Leeds United manager, Neil Warnock, has secured his first signing of the summer with the capture of central defender Jason Pearce from Portsmouth.
Friday 04 May 2012
Personal insolvencies declined by 1.2% in the first three months of this year compared with the previous quarter, the Insolvency Service said today.
Sunday 29 April 2012
Intercontinental ballistic missive
Friday 20 April 2012
An aristocrat whose family name is famed for its link to the Charge of the Light Brigade today failed in a bid to prevent dozens of portraits of his ancestors being sold.
Friday 02 March 2012
Coventry have been placed under a transfer embargo after failing to file their club accounts on time.
Thursday 01 March 2012
Full-back admits that even with two Old Firm games to go, Ibrox club cannot claim crown
Tuesday 28 February 2012
Rangers were fined £50,000 by the PLUS Stock Exchange yesterday, for failing to disclose Craig Whyte's previous disqualification as a director when the businessman completed his takeover in May last year.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Andy McSmith, in his sneering dismissal of pensioner June Hautot ("She screamed and ranted – and let Lansley off the hook", 21 February) unwittingly shows what is wrong with politics.
Friday 17 February 2012
The administrators running Rangers admitted yesterday to "concerns" at the way the club has been run since Craig Whyte took over last May. Although employee wages have been taxed at source as normal in that time, no PAYE or VAT has been paid to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, and David Whitehouse, of Duff and Phelps, said this was "not common practice".
Saturday 11 February 2012
In these difficult economic times there is no shortage of debt advice out there. One thing the experts seem to agree on is that you should act early.
Thursday 09 February 2012
The Bank of England injected a further £50 billion into the economy today as the UK battles to stave off another recession.
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