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Sainsbury's to hand back £440m of business rates relief

2 hours 18 min ago
It follows supermarket rivals Morrisons and Tesco, which gave back £850m between them on Wednesday.

US pushes ahead with new rules for Chinese firms

3 hours 57 min ago
The move to delist non-compliant companies coincides with a wider push to ramp up pressure on China.

HSBC share price rockets 50% since its 25-year low

7 hours 24 min ago
Investors feel the UK's biggest bank's outlook has improved after slumping in September.

'Direct debit fraud cost my mum £1,000'

9 hours 57 min ago
Phil Lind says his mother, Ursula, had money stolen from her bank account after criminals beat security.

Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 18:34
AWS Panorama adds a range of employee monitoring powers to existing workplace camera systems.

'Covid fatigue' and Christmas lures eager shoppers

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 16:20
Footfall bounced back in England's stores on Wednesday after the month-long lockdown ended.

Calls for better deal for Arcadia pension holders

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 15:51
Labour says pension scheme members "should not pay the price of Sir Philip Green's greed".

Will vaccine save the UK economy?

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:45
Vaccines could give businesses the confidence to invest, stopping job cuts and closures.

EasyJet to charge for overhead luggage lockers

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 12:35
Customers who want to use overhead storage must buy more expensive tickets, the airline says.

Brexit: HMRC to take 'sympathetic' customs approach from 1 January

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 11:45
HMRC is "aware" many businesses are not yet clear about forthcoming Brexit rules on Irish Sea trade.

Bonmarché falls into administration

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 10:38
More than 1,500 jobs are at risk following the collapse of the women's fashion chain.

Tesco to repay £585m in business rates relief

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 10:02
The supermarket giant received the money as support to help it get through the coronavirus pandemic.

Singapore approves lab-grown 'chicken' meat

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 06:36
The city state is the world's first country to approve Eat Just's "breakthrough" chicken nuggets.

Nike's diversity advert causing a backlash in Japan

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 03:17
The sportswear giant is facing criticism online, but it could work in its favour with more sales.

Covid-19: Traders hope shoppers return for Christmas after lockdown

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 00:36
Businesses hope for a positive few weeks before Christmas as they reopen after lockdown.

Slack sold to business software giant for $27.7bn

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 00:31
The workplace messaging app's sale comes as the pandemic has increased the focus on remote work.

The rollercoaster ride of Scotland's first gold mine

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 00:09
Production is now under way at Cononish in the west of Scotland after decades of setbacks for prospectors.

Covid brainwave: 'I turned my office into a cyclists' cafe'

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 00:04
Three stories of people working in hospitality who have set up new businesses during Covid-19.

Christmas: Shops offer early festive discounts in battle for survival

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 00:02
Shop prices are falling in the run-up to Christmas as retailers race to clear stock, a report says.

Debenhams: Over 200 years of history

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 00:01
The ailing department store chain is set to close, marking its final chapter after nearly 250 years.

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