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Mortgages refused for self-employed who took Covid grants

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 00:00
Mortgage brokers say self employed and furloughed workers are being turned down by some high street lenders.

Masks 'expected' to be worn in shops after 19 July

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 18:47
The government says shoppers will still be expected to wear to masks but it will not be required legally.

John Lewis and Waitrose plan to cut 1,000 jobs

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 15:22
John Lewis and Waitrose want to make the cuts as part of a shake-up of store management.

Waterstones to encourage shoppers to wear masks in stores

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:39
Bookseller is one of the first major chains to state policy for shops, but its stance attracts a mixed response.

CEO Secrets: 'Don't sell your technology too early'

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:02
The CEO of an eco-friendly textiles firm advises holding out for the biggest customer you can find

North West England leads housing boom with prices up 15%

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 11:21
Official figures show property prices also rising rapidly in Scotland, Wales and the North East of England.

Price rises speed up again as economy unlocks

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 07:21
The inflation rate hit 2.5% in June, exceeding the Bank of England's target for a second month.

Zomato: India food delivery unicorn opens $1.2bn IPO

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 06:26
Zomato is the first Indian digital start-up to go public - expectations are high but analysts are wary.

US warns businesses over China's Xinjiang province

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 05:35
The announcement comes as the West hardens its stance over alleged human rights abuses in the region.

Carry on flying, says government green plan

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 00:03
The policy has been ridiculed by environmentalists who say the government is putting too much faith in innovation.

Covid: Planned redundancies at lowest level since 2015

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 00:01
Figures suggest employers are keeping workers despite the winding down of the furlough scheme

Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn: How I escaped Japan in a box

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 22:00
The former boss of Nissan and Renault reveals how evaded house arrest to flee to Lebanon.

Covid: Masks to remain compulsory on London transport

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 22:00
Sadiq Khan says commuters will be required to wear face coverings on TfL services after 19 July.

McDonald's owners offer childcare to lure staff

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 19:22
The burger giant's restaurants have been struggling to hire after making staff redundant last year.

Firms don't plan to rush back to offices on Monday

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 18:02
Businesses to keep a cautious approach to bringing staff back as Covid restrictions are lifted in England.

Inflation: Used cars and food push US prices higher

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 14:53
Consumer prices in the US rose 5.4% in the 12 months ending in June, official data show.

Confusion for nightclubs over Covid pass policy

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 13:14
The government is being disingenuous by saying its guidance is voluntary, says an industry spokesman.

UK banks emerging from pandemic in good health, says report

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 09:49
A report into financial risks says people and firms will need to rely on banks as government support unwinds..

Flipkart: India online retail giant raises $3.6bn in latest funding round

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 05:17
This brings the Walmart-backed firm's value to almost $38bn ahead of its expected market debut.

Covid: Bus and train firms must decide whether to mandate masks

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 00:28
Masks will not be legally required on public transport when Covid restrictions are eased in England.