1. Muji files for administration in latest retail insolvency

    By Daniel O'Boyle The European arm of Japense retailer Muji has filed for administration , in the latest high-street business insolvency. The shops will remain open, and a pre-pack deal is expected which would save the business. Muji has six stores in London. It is known for its min
  2. Autumn Statement at a glance - National Insurance cut but benefits sanctions hit poorest

    By Dave Burke Jeremy Hunt has announced a larger-than-expected National Insurance cut in a desperate attempt to win back voters. The Chancellor unveiled his Autumn Statement in the Commons, responding to angry Tory MPs clamouring for tax cuts. He has faced immense pressure with the
  3. Rishi Sunak's old school set to save more than £250,000 this year thanks to tax perk

    By Graham Hiscott Rishi Sunak ’s old school is set to save more than £250,000 this year from a property tax perk. Private schools with charitable status are able to slash their ­business rate bills by 80%, when most state schools are liable for the full amount. Analysis shows Winch