Theresa May’s government faces a vote of no confidence later today after MPs rejected the PM’s Brexit deal.

Labour launched the bid to trigger a general election after the deal setting out the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU was rejected by 230 votes.

However, Northern Ireland’s DUP and Tory rebels say they will back the PM, making the vote unlikely to succeed.


Online fashion group Boohoo emerged as a Christmas winner when most retailers lost ground in the festive season.

UK sales at the Manchester-based group rose by a third to £180m over the last four months of 2018 and total group sales leapt 44% to £328.2m.

The group’s chairman Peter Williams is set to speak at the CFO Agenda, Financial Director‘s annual summit, in May.