May 18, 2020

Uber workforce down by a quarter as it axes 3,000 more jobs

Uber is cutting a further 3,000 jobs in a second wave of major lay-offs in just two weeks.
May 18, 2020

Lloyds faces pay backlash despite slashing CEO’s package

The UK's biggest high street lender is facing an investor revolt this week over its boardroom pay policy, despite cutting the maximum windfall available to its long-serving chief executive.
May 18, 2020

The Welsh aircraft graveyard where old planes go to die

Too old to fly, they're stripped, scrapped and their working parts reassigned
May 18, 2020

Self-employed support scheme receives 2m claims

A government scheme to support self-employed workers during the pandemic has received more than two million claims, totalling £6bn, the chancellor Rishi Sunak has told MPs.
May 18, 2020

Blockchains can trace foods from farm to plate, but the industry is still behind the curve

After years of food scandals caused by supply chain issues, there are hopes in some quarters that coronavirus could be the key to widespread adoption of blockchains.
May 18, 2020

Huawei fury as it battles for survival after Trump ‘sledgehammer’

Companies are, as a rule, diplomatic in their statements.
May 18, 2020

Markets surge as Europe’s reopening buoys recovery hopes

World stock markets have rallied sharply on growing hopes of economic recovery later this year - as some European countries worst hit by the coronavirus further ease lockdown restrictions.
May 18, 2020

Menthol cigs will be banned in UK this week

'All cigarettes are harmful and menthol cigarettes are just as dangerous as normal cigarettes'
May 18, 2020

How manufacturers can survive this period of radical change – move into services

COVID-19 is forcing us to look at business differently.
May 18, 2020

These are London’s 20 busiest Tube and railway stations to avoid

Transport for London releases info as it urges people not to use its most popular stations during peak hours
May 18, 2020

Gavin and Stacey stars to reunite for online quiz during lockdown

Alison Steadman and Matt Horne are raising money for a charity close to their hearts
May 18, 2020

70 school-linked cases of Covid days after they reopened in France

French media reported that seven schools in northern France were closed