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Ampthill: The town with one cash machine for 8,000 people

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 14:02
Is Ampthill in Bedfordshire still cash-dependent or ready to become a contactless town?

Emma Watson joins board of Gucci owner Kering

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 12:46
The actor and activist will help the French fashion house to try to reduce its environmental impact.

HSBC to press on with 35,000 job cuts

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:35
The bank announced the plan in February but put it on hold amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Boohoo swoops again as snaps up Oasis and Warehouse brands

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 09:49
The Oasis and Warehouse chains collapsed in April with the loss of about 1,800 jobs.

Coronavirus: UK inflation rate falls to 0.5%

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 07:07
The UK's inflation rate fell to 0.5% in May, the second full month of the coronavirus lockdown.

Facebook to let users turn off political adverts

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 06:06
The decision comes after the social network faced criticism over false information in political ads.

US-China trade war takes toll on their global competitiveness

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 03:34
The biggest economies slip down competiveness rankings but smaller ones like Singapore come out top.

How Elon Musk aims to revolutionise battery tech

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:12
Could the least exciting bit of Elon Musk's empire end up being the most transformative?

Coronavirus: What’s it like to start a new job when working remotely?

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:09
With many people working from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, what’s it like to start a new job on a remote team?

New trials planned for cash-stricken communities

Wed, 06/17/2020 - 00:01
Organisers hope the projects will inform debate over the future of cash at a time when card use in rising.

California utility PG&E pleads guilty to 84 wildfire deaths

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 23:24
The judge had the company chief plead guilty 84 times for each of the victims from 2018's Camp Fire.

Finance chief quits over Amanda Staveley comments

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 21:36
Stephen Jones has resigned from lobby group UK Finance and apologised after the remarks emerged in court.

Newcastle takeover could be complicated by WTO ruling on Saudi Arabia

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 18:44
Newcastle United's Saudi Arabian-led takeover could be complicated by a ruling that the country helped breach international piracy laws.

Coronavirus: The town facing the greatest economic hit

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 17:01
The town of Newquay, which depends on tourism and hospitality, has been hit hard by the lockdown.

Poundstretcher could close more than half its UK stores

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 15:56
The discount retailer is asking landlords to agree to rent cuts as it battles to survive.

US retail sales in record rebound

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 15:37
Sales rose 17.7% in May adding to hopes the economy will recover faster than anticipated.

Apple faces two EU anti-competition probes

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 15:24
Firm is investigated for limiting app sales to its own store and imposing other rules on developers.

Coronavirus: How can 'Britain's best market' bounce back from lockdown?

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 14:15
Norwich Market was voted the best of its type in its 2019 industry awards.

Coronavirus: Greggs to reopen 800 shops for takeaway on Thursday

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 09:51
Greggs edges towards full reopening - meanwhile Cineworld cinemas plan to restart screenings in July.

More than 600,000 UK workers lose their jobs amid lockdown

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 09:28
Economists say the full impact on employment will not be felt until wage support schemes end in October.