Ford cost-cutting could lead to 1,000 job losses at Bridgend plant

Ford is planning to cut more than 1,000 jobs in the UK over two years, with more than half the workforce at its Bridgend plant in south Wales likely to be axed. Union stewards were… Read More

Average UK household debt now stands at record £15,400

Britain’s household debt mountain has reached a new peak, with UK homes now owing an average of £15,385 to credit card firms, banks and other lenders, according to the TUC. The trade union body said… Read More

Grayling defends giving Brexit ferry contract to company with no ships

Chris Grayling has defended his decision to award a £13.8m contract to charter extra ferries to a “start-up” company that has no ships, as part of no-deal Brexit preparations. The transport secretary said he would… Read More

BT removing Huawei equipment from parts of 4G network

#BT has confirmed it is removing Huawei equipment from key areas of its 4G network as concerns are raised about the Chinese firm’s presence in critical telecoms infrastructure. Governments in the US, New Zealand and… Read More