Tettenhall Wood United Reformed Church

BBC News: NHS waits for cancer care, A&E and ops worsen across UK
Wednesday 18th October 2017
Tettenhall Wood URC Mount Road Tettenhall Wood Wolverhampton WV6 8HT Tel: 01902 754383 Minister: Rev Tim Mullings Reaching out and loving in the name of Christ our Saviour
Prayer Breakfast
Once a week at 7.30am - the venue for this alternates between Christ Church (in Church Rd.) & TWURC.

Live BBC Business News

Unemployment drops by 52,000 but jobless rate stays at same level

The number of people out of work is still at lowest level since 1975, figures indicate.

Millions miss bills as finances bite

More than four million people face difficulties over domestic or credit bills, says a major study.

Reality Check: Is it legal to tax old people more?

The chancellor is tipped to include measures to help young people in his budget, at the expense of older taxpayers.

'Future city' to be built in Canada by Alphabet company

Google sister company Sidewalk Labs is to build a digital city on Toronto's waterfront.

Amazon and eBay warned by MPs about VAT fraudsters

The websites are accused by MPs of profiting from sellers who do not charge the tax on UK sales.

Redcar SSI site regeneration plan 'may create 20,000 jobs'

Redevelopment over the next 25 years would make the area a "national asset", say planners.

Theresa May scraps universal credit helpline charges

But the prime minister rejects Jeremy Corbyn's calls to pause the new benefit's roll-out, at PMQs.

Rio Tinto charged with fraud by US authorities

The mining giant also paid £27m to UK regulators for breaching rules when buying African coal assets.

Green Business News

Gold and Oil Prices 2day


The Business Week from 10


1. EasyJet boss Carolyn McCall and Natalie Massenet, founder of Net-a-Porter, were appointed dames in the new year honours. Insurance tycoon Clive Cowdery was knighted while Samir Desai, co-founder of Funding Circle, was appointed a CBE.

2. Saudi Arabia posted a budget deficit of £66bn and announced public spending cuts. Oil minister Ali Al-Naimi said the kingdom would take no measures to restrict crude supplies, pushing analysts to mark down their oil price forecasts for this year.

3. The Financial Conduct Authority said it had shelved an inquiry into the staff culture at banks, provoking claims that it was going soft on the City.

4. Sports Direct said it would increase pay for directly employed staff by 15p an hour, from £6.70 to £6.85.

5. Amazon said it would extend its grocery delivery service, sending shares in Ocado down sharply.

6. The acquisitive industrial group Melrose returned £2bn to shareholders and said it was optimistic about making another big deal.

7. The CBI was accused by pro-Brexit campaigners of secretly dropping demands for a renegotiation of the working-time directive.

8. The commodities trader Noble Group was slashed to junk status by the ratings agency Moody’s.

9. China ordered three unnamed foreign banks to stop foreign-exchange transactions until the end of March.

10. The competition regulator said it would investigate J Sainsbury’s sale of its chemists to Celesio, owner of the Lloyds Pharmacy chain.

 
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Tettenhall Wood Luncheon Club for Elderly
Meets at the United Reformed Church Hall, Mount Road on Tuesdays and Fridays 10am - 2pm