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Politeness leaving people at the mercy of fraudsters

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:50
Banks warn that people do not want to appear rude rather than cutting off unsolicited phone calls.

BrewDog appoints 'blue-chip reputation' chairman

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:29
Allan Leighton joins the Aberdeenshire brewing firm which had been hit by criticism from former employees.

Primark says trend for comfort wear has continued

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 09:42
The discount fashion chain says shoppers are still stocking up on leggings and cycle shorts.

Valneva: UK scraps Covid-19 vaccine deal with French firm

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 07:41
The French firm says the deal was cancelled over allegations of a breach of the agreement, which it denies.

Alibaba slides on report China plans to break up payment app

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 06:17
Chinese regulators have been targeting Ant Group and other technology firms operating in the country.

The epicentre of Britain's pandemic house price boom

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:05
House prices have surged in many parts of the UK - and in one district they have risen by 29% in a year.

UK must prepare for more economic shocks, says TUC

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
The Covid pandemic will not be a one-off, with climate chaos already a reality, says Frances O'Grady.

Covid: Legal action begins over quarantine hotel rules

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
A law firm representing travellers is taking the government to court over the UK's quarantine hotel policy.

British American Tobacco negotiated bribe for Mugabe, new evidence suggests

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
Documents reveal British American Tobacco’s role in bribery and spying in southern Africa.

The pressures - and rewards - of being an influencer

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:00
Running your own popular YouTube channel can be lucrative, but it comes with downsides.

Cressida Dick: Tech giants make it impossible to stop terrorists

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 20:03
Pressure on tech firms intensifies as Priti Patel unveils fund for technologies to keep children safe.

Ryanair: Holiday prices likely to rise sharply soon

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 14:26
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary says fewer flights amid spiking demand will lead to higher prices.

England vaccine passport plans ditched, Sajid Javid says

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 10:53
A vaccine passport scheme for nightclubs and large events in England will not go ahead, minister says.

Women's state pension: 'It is like you've lived one big lie'

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 01:39
How women born in the 1950s had their retirement plans upended by state pension age changes.

TUC: Jobs at risk if UK fails to hit carbon emissions target

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 00:42
Trade bodies and unions say the UK is slipping behind other nations on green investment.

Fraud warnings not good enough for young adults, says charity

Sat, 09/11/2021 - 00:48
An anti-fraud charity says banks are not doing enough to warn young adults about the dangers of fraud.

What is 'individual transport' and why is it important?

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 22:57
At the first major car sector event since Covid environmentally-friendly mobility was the hot topic.

Delays in state pension payments 'causing anxiety'

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 22:33
Hundreds of new state pension claimants failed to receive payments owing to Covid and staffing problems.

Apple dealt major blow in Epic Games trial

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 18:19
A judge in the Apple vs Epic trial says Apple must give app developers alternative payment options.

Driver shortage: 50,000 more HGV driving tests promised a year

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 18:09
The government will make it quicker to get an HGV driver licence, amid an industry-wide shortage.