Business

A compensation scheme for postmasters who helped expose the Post Office scandal has been unveiled by the business secretary. Postmasters who were impacted by the Post Office scandal starting from the late 1990s will be compensated under a fought-for scheme to be delivered by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and overseen by
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The government has U-turned over its ban on onshore wind by saying turbines could be installed if the projects gain the support of local communities. The Department for Levelling Up has launched a consultation to explore how councils can “demonstrate local support and respond to views of their communities when considering onshore wind development in
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More energy suppliers could go bust this winter potentially taking government payments intended for customers with them, the chief executive of British Gas owner Centrica has warned. Chris O’Shea told Sky News that the UK energy market, regulated by Ofgem, offers “wealthy individuals” behind some retail suppliers a “free bet” to speculate, with other bill
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