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How de-cluttering grew Facebook Marketplace to 1bn users

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 00:05
As Covid shut charity shops thrifty second-hand traders shifted online to bag a bargain, in droves.

Demand for staff grows at record rate, survey finds

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 00:02
Demand for staff in June grew at its fastest rate since 1997, a survey of recruitment firms suggests.

House prices set to continue rising as supply shrinks

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 00:01
A lack of available properties will continue to help push house prices up, according to surveyors.

Newport Wafer Fab: Chip plant's purchase by Chinese company reviewed

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 19:17
Boris Johnson's national security adviser is examining the purchase of Newport Wafer Fab.

Trump sues Twitter, Google and Facebook alleging 'censorship'

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 18:18
The former president's accounts were suspended over safety concerns after the Capitol riots.

Gates Foundation agrees break-up back-up plan

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 18:13
The deal would give Melinda Gates the option to resign and receive "personal resources" for further charity work.

Ever Given: Ship that blocked Suez Canal sets sail after deal signed

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 17:34
The megaship Ever Given is finally leaving the Suez Canal after a deal is struck with Egypt.

Lorry drivers able to work longer hours to address shortage

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 16:01
Grant Shapps says the move will ease a driver shortage, but the industry calls it a sticking plaster.

Warnings of staff shortages due to self-isolation

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 12:44
Business groups say the delay in easing self-isolation rules will hit firms that rely on young workers.

Brewdog defies watchdog to reuse banned ad again

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 12:28
The firm's ad was banned by watchdog for making general health claims not allowed for alcoholic drinks.

Wetherspoons warns price of meals to rise if VAT goes up

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 08:23
The pub chain says it will put up the price of meals in its pubs if a VAT cut for hospitality is not extended.

House prices dip as stamp duty holiday ends

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 08:06
The start of phasing out of the stamp duty holiday led to house prices dipping 0.5% in June.

Global chip shortage: Samsung forecasts 53% jump in quarterly profit

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 05:47
Demand for electronic components has surged as people are shifting more of their lives online.

Covid: Heathrow to trial fast-tracking vaccinated arrivals

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 02:52
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have teamed up with the UK's biggest airport for the pilot scheme.

Government showed 'unusual' interest in Greensill

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 01:44
Greensill's loans to GFG Alliance companies prompted the British Business Bank to suspend its lending.

Brewdog Instagram ad banned for misleading health claims

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 00:33
The brewery company made general health claims that are not allowed for alcoholic drink promotions.

CEO Secrets: CitizenLab founder shares her business advice

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 00:15
Aline Muylaert, co-founder of e-democracy platform CitizenLab, shares her business advice.

Customers fed up with Covid excuse for bad service

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 00:09
Complaints about poor customer service have risen to their highest level for 12 years, a survey says.

Didi shares plunge amid China tech crackdown

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 21:32
Tuesday marked the first US trading day since Chinese regulators banned Didi's platform from app stores.

Pentagon cancels $10bn 'Jedi' contract

Tue, 07/06/2021 - 20:45
The US defence department is scrapping a cloud computing contract, which sparked a row between Amazon and Microsoft.