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Coronavirus: Stock markets suffer worst quarter since 1987

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 22:12
The Dow Jones and FTSE 100 have fallen more than 20% since the start of the year.

Coronavirus: New job starters 'petrified' over wage help scheme

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:55
Workers who started new jobs in March are not eligible for the government's wage grant scheme.

Coronavirus: Debenhams seeks urgent deal with landlords

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:06
The department store is heading for another major restructuring which could involve more store closures.

Coronavirus: 5G ‘certainly delayed’ in Europe and UK

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:04
UK and European 5G network rollouts will certainly be delayed during the pandemic, Huawei says.

Coronavirus: 'I don't want a flight voucher, where's my refund?'

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 13:59
The airlines' trade body wants to give vouchers for cancelled flights but passengers are unhappy.

Coronavirus: UK mortgage market goes into lockdown

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 12:05
Lenders are cutting back on loans, unless borrowers have a huge deposit or plenty of equity.

Coronavirus: Millions will be left in poverty, World Bank warns

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 09:31
"Significant economic pain seems unavoidable in all countries”, the World Bank warns.

Coronavirus: Supermarket sales in March 'busier than Christmas'

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:38
Grocery sales this month beat all previous records as shoppers stocked up, a survey says,

Coronavirus: British Airways suspends all Gatwick flights

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 07:49
The airline says it is facing a challenging environment in "unprecedented circumstances".

Coronavirus: American Airlines to seek $12bn in state aid

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 04:36
The US carrier says it will ask for government help to survive during the coronavirus downturn.

Coronavirus: Airport handlers at risk of collapse

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:01
Aviation services companies are calling on the government for urgent assistance due to the pandemic.

'The phone slipped into the bath': Conference call tales

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 00:01
How to avoid some of the pitfalls of teleconferencing and how it is changing the way we meet and do business.

Coronavirus: Millions of garden plants set to be binned

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 22:31
The Horticultural Trades Association says many producers could go bust because of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Why are planes still flying?

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:57
A number of global airlines are still running passenger flights amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Amazon workers threaten strikes over virus protection

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 17:52
Some US workers at Amazon and Instacart are threatening to strike over inadequate coronavirus protections.

Coronavirus: Carluccio's collapses putting 2,000 jobs at risk

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 15:17
The future of some 2,000 of the restaurant's employees hang in the balance.

BrightHouse: Rent-to-own giant folds as coronavirus shuts shops

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 14:17
Customers must keep paying for items they are renting despite administrators being appointed.

Coronavirus: Uber and Deliveroo offer NHS free trips and food

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 12:49
Despite the offers unions say the firms are "still failing" to support their own workers during the crisis.

Coronavirus: Easter egg crackdown over essential status 'wrong'

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:48
Officials trying to stop convenience stores selling Easter eggs are told they have misread the rules.

Coronavirus: Oil price collapses to lowest level for 18 years

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 08:05
The price of crude sinks to $23 a barrel as demand plummets due to the coronavirus pandemic.