The chancellor says the pace is picking up on Brexit talks and a deal could lift the economy.
Image copyright Getty Images Department store group House of Fraser lost almost £44m in 2017 as sales fell. The department store’s potential new Chinese owner, C.Banner, said the loss of £43.9m reversed a pre-tax profit of £1.5m for the previous year, while sales fell 6.3% to £787.8m. It blamed Brexit, terror attacks and online for […]
Image copyright Getty Images Airbnb has been warned that its terms and conditions fall foul of EU consumer rules, especially on pricing. The European Commission has told the firm to tell consumers up-front the total cost of renting a property, including service and cleaning charges. When this is not possible, it should at least warn […]
Image copyright Reuters Taxi-hailing firm Uber has launched a membership scheme dubbed Ride Pass, for passengers in five US cities. The deal allows passengers to avoid price surging, when costs rise at rush hour and other in-demand times. The fixed-fare plan costs $24.99 (£19) a month in Los Angeles and $14.99 in Austin, Denver, Miami, […]