John Lewis is looking to recruit more than 7,000 people to festive job roles across the company, including at Waitrose supermarkets.
Shoppers could be charged 50p for carrier bags in a bid to end single-use plastic.
Supermarket Sainsbury's has confirmed it will keep closed all stores on Boxing Day, including its Argos branches, to give staff a festive break.
A beautician who puts organic treatments at the heart of her business has been recognised.
Owners of three new businesses will be competing for the top spot at the Mercury Business Awards.
Tourists have flocked to a cheese shop after it appeared on a BBC fishing programme.
As crunch talks take place in Whitehall to ease the lorry driver shortages, one industry expert warns it may be too little, too late.
A familiar face to car owners across the district has hung up his overalls and retired after 45 years in the motor trade.
Barnsdale Gardens has won a gold award at the recent Gardeners' World Live Flower Show.
Partially-treated waste water could be released into rivers and seas because of a chemical shortage caused by Brexit.
Post Office bosses have revealed the new location for services in a town that lost its branch in January.
Residents were left scratching their heads after a supermarket lorry became stuck in a Stamford street.
A bowl up for auction with an estimated price of £800 took everyone by surprise when the hammer fell, selling it for £320,000.
A new fine dining restaurant has opened in a town centre.
A personal trainer has launched a new fitness studio in a historic building in the heart of her home town.
Judges will soon be faced with the difficult decision of crowning the winner of a Mercury Business Award.