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Vectura: Marlboro giant seals takeover of UK inhaler firm

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 10:03
Philip Morris International clinches its £1.1bn bid for the UK inhaler firm Vectura.

Co-op to start selling groceries on Amazon Prime

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 09:39
Shoppers will be able to order Co-op's full range of groceries via Amazon across the UK by Christmas.

Crackdown fears send Macau casino shares on a losing streak

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:35
The market value of firms operating in the world's biggest gambling hub has slumped this week.

UK power prices soar after key cable hit by blaze

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 04:32
British wholesale electricity prices for the following day jumped by 19% to £475 per megawatt hour.

Bitcoin protests in El Salvador against cryptocurrency as legal tender

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 01:55
The demonstrators burn Bitcoin machines, a week after the cryptocurrency became legal tender.

Why taking up an instrument has struck a chord for so many

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 00:03
The pandemic led to around 1m UK adults learning an instrument and many taking music lessons.

Five ways we think office work will change

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 00:01
How people think the coronavirus pandemic has affected the future of office work in five charts.

Most office workers will never return full-time, survey says

Thu, 09/16/2021 - 00:00
Most people do not believe workers will return to the office full-time, according to new YouGov research.

Shares in Federer backed shoe firm soar on debut

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 22:42
Shares in On Holding jumped by almost 46% on their first day of trading in New York.

Primark claims clothes will now be eco-friendly and affordable

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 19:36
The chain says its clothes will stay reasonably priced but will be more sustainably sourced.

Itsu increases pay to a minimum of £10.40 an hour

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 18:32
The Asian food restaurant is increasing the hourly wage for entry level staff by 11%.

Firms fined over 'frustrating' nuisance messages

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 14:02
We Buy Any Car, Saga and Sports Direct are fined for sending millions of nuisance messages.

FCA wants celebrities to warn of investment risks

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 13:42
Influencers are part of the regulator's plan to highlight decisions over high-risk investments.

Job vacancies: How do I find a new job and who is hiring?

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 11:59
There are record numbers of empty positions, figures show, so which sectors are looking to recruit?

John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:40
The partnership is looking to fill 7,000 temporary roles in shops, department stores and warehouses.

Countryside Properties scraps leasehold ground rent rises

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:14
Developer latest to drop clause campaigners say makes homes impossible to remortgage or sell.

Finance firms urge black students to apply for internships

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 08:12
A new work experience scheme is aiming to increase the number of black people working in finance.

Price rises see record jump as food costs soar in August

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 07:52
The UK inflation rate hit 3.2% in the year to August, according to the latest official figures.

Canva: Australian online design platform valued at $40bn

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 06:24
The online design platform has become one of the most valuable private firms in the world.

TikTok: Social media giant to roll out support for users' mental health

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 04:55
The move comes as Instagram is facing fresh scrutiny over its impact on young people's wellbeing.

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