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Tax credits caution urged after HMRC error

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 00:00
One million tax credit renewal notices with incomplete information were sent out by the UK's tax authority.

Tesla overtakes Toyota to become world's most valuable car maker

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 23:33
Shares in the electric carmaker have surged, giving it a market value of $209bn.

Google and Facebook too powerful, says watchdog

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:06
The competition watchdog calls for new rules to tackle tech giants, including powers to break them up.

Lego pulls ads on Facebook over 'hate speech'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:32
The toy company says social-media platforms must end hate speech, discrimination and misinformation.

John Lewis among retailers planning to cut jobs

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:23
More than 1,100 will be lost at Topshop owner Arcadia, Harrods and John Lewis.

UK house prices 'in first annual fall for eight years'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:51
Values were lower in June than they were a year ago, the Nationwide says, as the virus hit the market.

Sainsbury's sees online sales soar during lockdown

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:46
Increasing capacity for home delivery and click-and-collect has led to a doubling of digital sales.

Coronavirus: Upper Crust owner says up to 5,000 UK jobs could go

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:21
The SSP Group has been hit badly by the reduction in train and air travel caused by the coronavirus.

The robots that can cook and serve your food

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:07
The technology that might one day transform our eating out experience.

George Floyd: Adidas human resources boss quits amid racism row

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:14
The announcement comes as pressure grows on global corporations to address racial inequality.

Is the hydrogen tech 'revolution' hope or hype?

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 04:04
Can hydrogen - a relatively clean source of fuel - help power the economy of the future?

Coronavirus: How lockdown has affected my money

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:55
Radio 1 Newsbeat speaks to people who have become richer, poorer and spent more money in lockdown.

Coronavirus: 'Exporting goods has been like a game of chess'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:54
Exporting goods during the Covid-19 lockdown has been "a game of chess", says tights manufacturer.

Persuading China to switch to 'fake' pork

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:40
Pork is China's favourite meat dish, but will new meat substitutes tempt consumers to give up meat?

'My business will close if I can't reopen soon'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:19
Spas and complementary therapists say they will not survive the pandemic if they cannot reopen.

'I've been stared at in disbelief when I introduce myself'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:09
Four young, black entrepreneurs explain how skin colour has affected their business journey.

UK economy: 'We are battered, bruised, but wiser after lockdown'

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 23:59
A survey of 7,700 firms by the British Chambers of Commerce lays bare the economic impact of lockdown.

Coronavirus: TM Lewin to close all UK shops

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 20:59
The firm will cut 600 jobs after becoming the latest retail casualty of the coronavirus crisis.

Facebook: Insurance firm Aviva latest to join ad boycott

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:04
London-based Aviva says it is reassessing its future brand presence on the social network.

Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs amid coronavirus fallout

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 19:02
The aerospace firm says 1,700 of the job cuts will fall at its UK plants.