Doug Faulkner Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Business writer firstname.lastname@example.org @DougFaulknerG This is how many bank branches have closed in the last three years Friday, June 15, 2018 Doug Faulkner Bank and building society branches are closing at an "alarming" rate of nearly 60 per month, according to an consumer group. Retailer Mattressman to close more than half its stores with 136 jobs lost Thursday, June 14, 2018 Doug Faulkner More than 130 jobs are at risk after a Norfolk retailer became the latest to announce plans to close stores due to a slump in sales. From a Royal boost to a rosé drought: Five things we learnt from Majestic Wine's results Thursday, June 14, 2018 Doug Faulkner The wine market is ever evolving with tastes and fashions changing each year. Sales up at wine seller as customers venture off the beaten track Thursday, June 14, 2018 Doug Faulkner The Royal Wedding and drinkers' experimental tastes have helped drive sales at a wine retailer but the group has warned the bubble might burst with difficult times ahead. Landmark workers' rights case 'won't spell end for gig economy' Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Doug Faulkner The death of the gig economy has been exaggerated despite a landmark ruling over worker status, an employment expert has said. Wetherspoon pubs to stop selling Champagne in bid to "broaden horizons" after Brexit Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Doug Faulkner Pub chain Wetherspoon is to sell more drinks from the UK and non-EU brewers in the run up to Brexit. Warhammer maker Games Workshop to give staff £5m bonus Friday, June 8, 2018 Doug Faulkner Employees at Warhammer maker Games Workshop are set to land a £5m windfall after the company announced it would pay a bonus following sales and profit growth. BT boss to step down as support starts to wane Friday, June 8, 2018 Doug Faulkner BT is to replace chief executive Gavin Patterson later this year amid waning support for the company's trajectory. 800 jobs at risk as Mothercare prepares to axe 50 stores Friday, June 1, 2018 Doug Faulkner Mothercare has been given the green light to swing the axe on 50 underperforming stores in a move that will see 800 jobs put at risk. Tighter rules welcomed as drones tipped to boost the Uk economy by £42bn Thursday, May 31, 2018 Doug Faulkner Drone use could be set to take off with predictions the technology could add £42bn to the UK economy - but it has also prompted government to legislate. Bosses of firms which make nuisance cold calls could face £500,000 fines Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Doug Faulkner The bosses of companies that make nuisance calls could be fined up to £500,000 under proposals to make them personally liable for breaking the law. Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores to close but owner claims no jobs will be lost Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Doug Faulkner Nearly 100 Carphone Warehouse stores are to close this year as the retailer's new boss pledges to "take action" to tackle challenges in the firm's troubled mobile phone unit. Facilities management group expands with double acquisition Friday, May 25, 2018 Doug Faulkner A newly formed facilities management group has flexed its muscles with its first acquisitions it was formed in a merger.