Never mix electricity and water, we are warned from an early age. The effect can be shocking - and fatal.
A senior economist at the central bank yesterday suggested rates could be as high as 2 per cent by 2020 - pushing up borrowing costs for millions of families.
The jobs of 2,500 Maplin workers are on the line as hopes of finding a buyer for the stricken electronics chain fade and stores begin to close over the coming weeks.
Natwest has picked 300,000 customers at random to pilot a refer a friend scheme offering up to £500 to recommend it's current accounts. New customers also benefit from £100 cash incentive.
The deal was approved by 73 per cent of the electric car company’s shareholders, rising to 80 per cent including the chief executive and his brother.
Marks & Spencer has parachuted in chairman Archie Norman’s former protege Stuart Machin (seen here with Australian pop star Dannii Minogue) to stop the rot at its food business.
Trading screens were a sea of red across Europe, as the FTSE 100 index dropped 1.2 per cent to go back below the 7,000 mark for the first time since November 2016.
De La Rue's boss spoke out today against the Government decision to award the contract to Gemalto, which is headquartered in France, instead of his Gateshead-based firm.
The number of restaurants experiencing `significant´ financial distress has surged to 11,091 in March - up 8% on a year earlier.
Under the new restriction, any vehicle fitted with a diesel particulate filter (DPF) that shows any signs of smoke coming from the exhaust will automatically fail the MOT.
The upmarket fashion retailer, which has fans including Kate Middleton and Amal Clooney, posted a 12 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £68.8million for the year to January 27.
The French PSA Group will wield the axe on Vauxhall's UK dealerships in the next 12 months, hacking 100 showrooms from the 324 network currently in existence.
Pension freedom reforms give over-55s the power to tap retirement pots as they wish, but women are withdrawing £4,100 a year on average while men take out £8,500.