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How to ace a video interview

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:32
A job coach offers eight tips for performing your best during a video interview.

The sweet smell of success: How Bulgaria took the lead in lavender

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:29
Lavender is used for cosmetics, fragrances and even, with the help of bees, to make honey.

Offices could relocate to suburbs, survey suggests

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:04
Commercial property firms say there could be a high street revival as businesses exit city centres.

UK car production slumps to lowest level since 1954

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:02
The SMMT trade group warns Brexit tariffs could deepen woes for a sector already in crisis.

Federal Reserve warns of continuing need to protect US economy

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 20:21
The central bank keeps interest rates on hold at near zero as concern about the pandemic continues.

Coronavirus: National Trust redundancy plan puts 1,200 jobs at risk

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 20:00
The charity says it "exhausted every other possibility" before announcing plans for redundancies.

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google defend firms against calls for break-up

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 18:50
US lawmakers are considering tougher regulation of the firms, which critics say are too powerful.

Boeing to cease 747 production as losses hit $2.4bn

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 15:45
The US planemaker has also warned of job cuts beyond the 10% reduction already announced.

Odeon owner and Universal agree on streaming deal

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 14:08
The firms sign a deal allowing Universal to show films in homes after just 17 days in cinemas.

'Academics need to give more to fill pension hole'

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 14:06
The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), deficit has more than tripled in two years.

Company bosses pledge to recruit more black staff

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 13:36
Barclays and Deloitte join a group of business leaders committed to increasing workplace diversity.

Barclays: We want our people back in the office

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 11:57
The bank's boss, who has said big offices might be outdated, now wants staff back in the workplace.

Airport coronavirus tests 'not silver bullet' for saving holidays

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:35
But Heathrow airport boss says there needs to be alternative to the "cliff edge" of quarantine.

Coronavirus vaccine: UK signs deal with GSK and Sanofi

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 07:35
The government signs a fourth deal, securing doses of a treatment being developed by GSK and Sanofi.

Coronavirus: Nissan shares fall 10% after record loss warning

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 05:35
Japan's second largest carmaker had already been struggling to cut costs and return to profitability.

'Fix your bike' website crashes as scheme launches in England

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 04:18
A website offering £50 bike repair vouchers from the government did not work for about four hours.

Coronavirus: Kodak pivots itself to become strategic drug maker

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 03:13
The former camera maker moves into drug making and secures a major loan from the US government.

Coronavirus: Business rescue package has 'delayed the inevitable'

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 01:10
Insolvencies slow during lockdown, but experts say the worst is yet to come.

Tech giants Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon to face Congress

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 01:01
The bosses of Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon are set to be grilled by Congress.

'My first stall was a filing cabinet on wheels'

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 00:16
CEO Tom Mercer says he started his firm, MOMA Foods, using "a filing cabinet on wheels” as a stall.