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Food shortages could be permanent, warns industry body

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 16:43
Shoppers are unlikely to have a wide range of products to choose from, due to supply chain issues.

Watchdog urges tougher line on Covid test firms

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 15:05
Basic standards for firms to qualify for the government list should be significantly improved, says the CMA.

Emma Raducanu set to be best-paid British sportswoman

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 12:31
The teenage tennis star's potential earnings skyrocket as she reaches the US Open final.

UK economic growth slows sharply in July

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 07:46
The UK economy grew just 0.1% in July as the last Covid restrictions were lifted in England.

Lorry driver shortages: 'It's a very good career'

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 06:11
More than 100,000 lorry drivers are needed to meet a national shortage which is causing stock delays.

US Biden and China's Xi hold first call in seven months

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 04:19
This is only the second call between both leaders since President Biden took office.

Rail industry urges workers not to spurn the train

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 02:25
City centres and High Streets could suffer unless workers start taking the train again, the industry warns.

Twitter to label 'good' bot accounts

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 01:50
Twitter wants "good" bot accounts to label themselves as non-human.

Covid: Biden orders employees of big businesses to be vaccinated or face testing

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 00:40
The US president is using his executive power to require that big companies vaccinate employees.

Could a reboot make social media a nicer place?

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 00:18
A Harvard University project will explore whether social media can be de-toxed

Boden boss declares the end of formal office wear

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 00:10
As the British brand celebrates 30th anniversary, its founder reflects on how fashion tastes have changed.

First UK LGBT business champion appointed

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 00:10
Iain Anderson says he will work to "build a bridge" between the government and LGBT community.

Amazon offers to pay college fees for 750,000 US staff

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 22:57
The online shopping giant says all US frontline workers will be eligible as it fights to attract new employees.

Ikea in talks to buy former Topshop flagship store

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 19:32
The Swedish furniture giant could gain space in the popular London shopping location.

Costa gives 5% pay rise to some staff and recruits 2,000

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 14:16
Costa said the 5% pay rise was to reward 14,500 staff for their hard work during the pandemic.

McDonald's plant burger launch late to vegan party

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 13:46
The chain announced its McPlant burger would be on offer nationwide next year, after years of research.

Ford is latest firm to stop making cars in India

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 12:43
The firm has run up losses of more than $2bn in India and demand for new vehicles has weakened.

Accountancy giant KPMG to recruit more working class staff

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 12:39
By 2030, KPMG wants 29% of its senior staff to have parents that worked in "routine and manual" jobs.

Three brings in EU roaming charges and ends global scheme

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:05
Three is the third UK network to bring back roaming charges for the EU post-Brexit.

Numbers on furlough drop to new low

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:47
There has been "a striking fall" in the number of young people on furlough, says the Treasury.