Business, Industry and Trade

London had the smallest gender pay gap 20 years ago, but now it has the largest

The pay gap between men and women working in London has barely changed in over two decades, new ONS analysis shows. While in 1997 the capital had the narrowest gender pay gap, there has been little improvement since then. Other regions in the UK have seen more movement towards pay equality over time. Women working […]

Shrinkflation and the changing cost of chocolate

No, you’re not imagining it – some of your favourite sweets really are shrinking. In November 2016, Toblerone chocolate bars reduced in size by about 10%, provoking outrage online. And Maltesers, M&Ms and Minstrels have gone the same way. It’s a phenomenon known as “shrinkflation” – where manufacturers reduce the package size of household goods […]