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Tradespeople shortages develop as EU workers leave

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 12:36
The founder of Homeserve says there aren't enough tradespeople EU workers leave and demand rises.

Dixons says pandemic has led to permanent shift in use of tech

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 10:59
Alex Baldock says the pandemic and working from home opened people's eyes to the value of tech.

India's Bharti invests $500m in UK space start-up OneWeb

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 06:37
The cash injection comes after the British government and Bharti Global bailed out the company last year.

CEO Secrets: How to keep your staff in a crisis

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 00:00
A medical-tech boss describes her strategy for keeping her team together in a crisis.

Name all firms receiving furlough cash, say MPs

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 00:00
The call from an influential committee of MPs comes amid fears of fraud and error in Covid schemes.

Portugal exempts under-18s from quarantine

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 20:34
But they must be travelling with a fully vaccinated parent or guardian, say tourism authorities.

United Airlines bets on travel boom with big plane order

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 17:06
The US airline announces its largest aircraft order to date, for 270 Boeing and Airbus planes.

Teneo PR firm boss quits over drunken misconduct claims

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 16:13
Declan Kelly steps down over what he called "an inadvertent, public and embarrassing mistake".

Foreign business leaders may get quarantine exemption

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 14:50
Executives visiting England from amber-list countries will not need to isolate if trip is a big economic benefit.

Firms urged to give staff time off for England game

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 12:08
Sir Keir Starmer says workers should be allowed to finish work early to watch England play Germany.

Charities say energy choice needed in poorer homes

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 12:04
People with prepayment meters should get priority for new, money-saving energy technology, charities say.

Brewdog: Watchdog urged to probe solid gold can prize claim

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 11:54
The brewery company could be in hot water as winners dispute the value of the "solid gold" beer cans.

Makeup firm Revolution Beauty plans share sale

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 11:43
The move comes eight years after the firm behind brands such as Makeup Revolution was founded.

House prices rise at fastest pace in 17 years

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 09:30
Prices rose 13.4% in the UK in the year to June and are close to record highs in relation to incomes.

UK needs millions more charging points, says car industry

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 09:22
SMMT is urging investment into charging points and battery factories to safeguard car industry jobs.

Hong Kong bans all incoming flights from UK over Covid concerns

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 05:45
The city is worried about the more infectious Delta strain and ranks Britain as a 'high risk' country.

Stars call for 'gadget levy' to fund UK creatives

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 01:23
A small percentage of devices' cost should go into a fund for UK creators and performers, a group says.

Why small investors are piling into share-trading apps

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 00:49
A boom in cheaper trading is tempting some inexperienced investors to take big risks, warn experts.

Police are failing to protect shop workers, say MPs

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 00:46
A Home Affairs Committee report is calling for new laws to help protect shop workers from abuse.

US judge throws out Facebook anti-trust lawsuits

Mon, 06/28/2021 - 23:19
The judge said lawsuits filed by the FTC and a group of states were vague or occurred too long ago.