August 12, 2020

£90m insurance payout for COVID-19 death claims at pandemic’s peak

Insurance firms are set to have paid out £90m in coronavirus death claims to grieving families at the height of the pandemic, the industry has revealed.
August 12, 2020

Fears over dog smuggling as lockdown puppy prices rise by up to 89%

Prices for the UK's most desirable dog breeds have reached record levels as some sellers exploit the demand for puppies during lockdown, a study has found.
August 12, 2020

Just Eat Takeaway.com to create ‘thousands’ of jobs in UK

Thousands of jobs are to be created in the UK by food delivery giant Just Eat Takeaway.com, its boss had told Sky News.
August 12, 2020

New Zealand frustrated with slow pace of UK trade talks

'It’s like coming into an Ashes contest when you haven’t played for 30 years'
August 12, 2020

Dr Martens pay back furlough cash as growth continues despite Covid

Boss of the boot retailer says it is 'morally right' to return the money
August 12, 2020

Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to celebrate Rugby Union restart

Artwork features Harlequins player, Joe Marler; Saracens’ Maro Itoje, as well as Sale Sharks’ Rugby World Cup winner Faf de Klerk
August 12, 2020

Billionaire media tycoon Sumner Redstone dies aged 97

US media mogul Sumner Redstone, who took his father's  drive-in movie business and built it into an empire that included Paramount Pictures, CBS and MTV, has died aged 97.
August 12, 2020

Natwest and RBS to lose 550 staff as it cuts jobs across network

Bank said that it was asking for voluntary redundancies among staff and vowed not to force anyone out of the company
August 12, 2020

UK’s new insolvency process should worry company creditors around the world

Pre-packs used to be the UK's most controversial way for companies to thwart creditors. No longer.
August 12, 2020

Zoom meetings help marginalised staff feel included – we should keep having them even after offices reopen

Enforced working from home during the pandemic levelled the playing field between remote and office-based workers.
August 12, 2020

Study concludes into whether those with Covid-19 should take ibuprofen

The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, examined information on 1,200 patients
August 12, 2020

NatWest seeks 550 volunteers for redundancy in latest branch shake-up

NatWest says it is to make 550 people redundant as the banking sector continues to shift activities from branches to digital services.