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Workers 'priced out' of justice by tribunal fees, says TUC

Bad bosses are getting away with discrimination and unfair treatment because employees are being "priced out of justice" by tribunal fees, the TUC has claimed.

Retail sales strongest since September 2015

Retailers saw sales grow at the strongest pace since September 2015 over the year to October, according to new research.

Economy grows 0.5% post-Brexit vote

The UK economy grew by a stronger than expected 0.5 per cent between July and September, according to official figures.

Employment continues to climb despite rise in joblessness

Employment rose by 106,000 in the three months to August, despite unemployment climbing by 10,000 to 1.66m, according to official figures.

Earnings of self-employed 'worse than 1996'

Average weekly earnings for self-employed are worse now than 20 years ago, according to new research.

"Bullish" small businesses split over Brexit

Nearly three-quarters of small business are predicting growth over the next two years, but are split over the potential impact of Brexit, according to new research.

UK growth revised up to 0.7%

UK growth was stronger than previously thought in the run-up to the Brexit vote, according to official figures.

Consumer confidence rebounds to pre-Brexit vote levels

Consumer confidence increased in September to return to levels last seen prior to the UK's vote to the EU in June.

Manufacturing output continues healthy expansion

Manufacturing output continued to expand at a "healthy rate" in the past month, according to the CBI.

First-ever Midlands Engines trade mission touches down in North America

The first-ever trade mission to showcase the Midlands Engine has touched down in North America.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.