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Bars and restaurants struggle with staff isolating

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:01
The industry wants a "test to release" system to solve worker shortages as cases rise.

Clarks workers consider strike over fire-and-rehire

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:01
Over 100 shoe company workers are at risk of being dismissed and rehired on worse pay and conditions.

Lorry driver shortage threatens Haribo sweets

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 00:01
The German confectionery giant is struggling to get supplies of Goldbears and Tangfastics to UK shops.

Global tax overhaul backed by 130 countries

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 19:14
The OECD, which led the talks, announces that many have backed plans for a 15% minimum corporate tax.

Four reasons why Gap is closing its shops in the UK

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 14:42
Four reasons why the former High Street favourite is closing its shops in the UK and Ireland.

Post-Brexit trade: UK extends EU-era steel protections

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 13:23
The government overrules its post-Brexit trade advisers to keep EU-era limits on products.

Plan for law to protect neighbourhood cash access

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 13:08
The Treasury says people should not have to travel beyond a reasonable distance to withdraw or deposit cash.

Bank governor warns against over-reaction to higher inflation

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 12:19
Bank of England governor says a rise will be "temporary" after a warning by the former chief economist.

Nissan announces major UK electric car expansion

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 09:13
The carmaker will build its new all-electric model in Sunderland, alongside a massive electric battery plant.

Didi: Chinese ride-hailing giant makes $68bn US debut

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 05:04
It is the biggest US stock market listing by a Chinese company since Alibaba's debut in 2014.

The Amazon sellers who sold up and became millionaires

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 00:10
Small e-commerce entrepreneurs have thrived in lockdown - now big money wants to buy them out.

'Right to Repair' law will extend lifespan of products, government says

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 00:05
Appliances will be cheaper to run, the government says, under plans that will extend the lifespan of household goods.

Sunak to outline UK roadmap for financial services

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 00:05
The chancellor will pledge to make the UK the world's most "advanced and exciting" financial services hub.

Covid-19 furlough scheme starts to be scaled back

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 00:02
As financial support reduces, we hear from a worker who has been on and off furlough for 15 months.

UK's furlough scheme starts to wind down

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 00:00
Employers will start paying part of workers' furlough wages as the job support scheme is withdrawn.

Covid: What impact has the furlough scheme had?

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 00:00
As the furlough scheme starts to draw to a close, how much did it cost and did it achieve its aims?

Gap to close all 81 stores in UK and Ireland

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 20:18
The fashion chain says it will be online-only from the end of September.

Trump Organization expected to be charged over tax

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 18:16
The firm and its chief financial officer are set to be charged with tax-related crimes, reports say.

Bank of England's Andy Haldane voices 4% inflation fear

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 17:28
The Bank of England's departing chief economist warns that the risk of high inflation is "rising fast".

Green Saving Bond details revealed - except for one key factor

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 17:27
Savers' money will go to the government for environmental projects, but the interest to be paid remains unknown.