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Pub chain 'has no choice' but to open on 4 July

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 19:40
The boss of Oakman Inns says that if pubs don't reopen "they'll continue to bleed cash".

US jobless claims worse than expected despite reopening

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 16:41
More than 1.5 million Americans filed new applications for unemployment last week.

Coronavirus: Bank pumps £100bn into UK economy to aid recovery

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 13:11
Bank of England announces huge stimulus to aid recovery from the "unprecedented" coronavirus downturn.

Wirecard shares slump over missing €1.9bn

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 12:04
The German payments company says about a quarter of the money on its books might not exist.

Tesco sells Polish supermarket business

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 09:37
The deal comes as the UK supermarket giant continues to scale back its international operations.

Coronavirus: Qantas axes most overseas flights until October

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 04:17
The Australian airline said it will still fly to New Zealand and ramp up its domestic services.

China's raises almost $4bn in Hong Kong share sale

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 03:53
Shares in China's second largest online retailer jumped by more than 5% on their Hong Kong Stock Exchange debut.

Pub chain and insurer apologise for slavery links

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 03:13
Greene King and Lloyd's of London have both pledged to make donations to BAME groups.

Coronavirus: They've worked for years, but still miss out on furlough

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 01:41
What's life like for people missing out on government payments during lockdown?

What is quantitative easing and how will it affect you?

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:50
The Bank of England is expected to unveil new measures to stimulate the economy. How do they work?

Advertising agency: 'We’re desperate to get back to the office'

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:08
The boss of advertising agency Atomic London says staff miss being able to bounce ideas off each other face-to-face.

Why a recession can be a good time to start a business

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:06
With a depression on the way, history shows that many big firms were set up in tough times.

DPD to hire 3,500 drivers amid online shopping boom

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:03
The delivery firm says it needs more staff to deliver the goods bought online during lockdown.

Coronavirus: 'My employer broke the furlough rules'

Thu, 06/18/2020 - 00:02
HMRC has received thousands of complaints, some from staff who have been made to work while on furlough.

Aunt Jemima to change branding based on 'racial stereotype'

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 22:05
Aunt Jemima's branding has often been criticised for playing to a slavery-era stereotype.

US says a UK trade deal 'unlikely' before November

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 19:01
America and the UK are at odds on a range of issues from agriculture to to taxes on tech firms.

Nationwide caps mortgage lending due to virus

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:39
The UK's biggest building society is lowering its ceiling on mortgage lending to new customers.

Coronavirus: Why the pension triple lock is back in the spotlight

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:22
The furlough programme could inadvertently lead to a big rise in the state pension, leading to fresh debate.

Apple accused of 'hostile' app fee policies

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 16:58
A clash with a new email app-maker has stirred up developer discontent against the tech giant.

Coronavirus: Money printer hopes virus crisis boosts demand for fresh bank notes

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:11
Boss of security printer De La Rue says the pandemic may mean countries replace notes more frequently.