British retailers spooked by Halloween frenzy
Angels Fancy Dress, the UK's largest costume hire company, said it expected to ring up more than ?2m of sales over Halloween, slightly up on last year and more than double the amount taken in 2007. Costumes based on the Mexican Day of the Dead, ...
Political wrangling is to blame for UK's 'productivity slowdown', MPs told
Warring politicians have contributed to the UK's ?productivity slowdown?, according to evidence passed to the House of Commons' Business Select Committee. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), which represents companies that build and ...