Mercedes-Benz to axe more than 1,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive

Move blamed on heavy cost of investing in electric vehicles just as traditional car sales slowMercedes-Benz plans to save €1.65bn (£1.4bn) by cutting more than 1,000 jobs in the latest sign German carmakers are struggling to make big investments in ele…

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Brexit uncertainty drives up job losses and holds back economy

Guardian analysis shows no-deal fears have hit outlook for employment and growth How has the Brexit vote affected the UK economyExperts debate the dataBrexit uncertainty has begun driving up job losses across Britain as political turmoil holds back the…

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Thomas Cook: MPs to question PwC on possible conflict of interest

Questions raised over firm’s dual role as executive pay adviser and auditorBosses at PricewaterhouseCoopers will be grilled by MPs on Tuesday over a possible conflict of interest after it emerged that the accountancy firm advised Thomas Cook executives…

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