September 2, 2020

Advice line launched to help employers support domestic abuse victims

For nearly six years 'Michelle' used work as an escape, volunteering for extra hours in a bid to stay away from an abusive partner at home.
September 2, 2020

ITV relegated from FTSE 100 after virus horror show for shares

ITV is to be expelled from the FTSE 100 index of leading shares to be replaced by discount retailer B&M.
September 2, 2020

Bullring-owner Hammerson loses CEO candidate Betty

The leading internal candidate to run Britain’s biggest listed shopping centre owner has resigned, it has emerged just days after it raised almost £800m to fortify its finances.
September 2, 2020

Damage to economy may be worse than feared, Bank rate-setters warn

Two Bank of England policymakers have warned that the damage inflicted on the economy is likely to be worse than the Bank thought only last month.
September 2, 2020

Sunak’s notes snapped: No ‘horror’ tax rises but ‘difficult things’ to come

The chancellor has had his notes snapped on camera - revealing that there will be no "horror show of tax rises" but there are "difficult things" to come.
September 2, 2020

Heathrow Airport starts consulting on frontline job cuts

Britain’s biggest airport could axe a quarter of its frontline staff after months of talks with trade unions about employee pay and conditions failed to land an agreement.
September 2, 2020

Remote working is here to stay – but that doesn’t mean the end of offices or city centres

Most people who worked at home during lockdown want to continue doing so in some respect according to one recent survey.
September 2, 2020

Lego sales boosted by families spending more time playing together

Lego sales rose by 14% in the first half of the year as families spent more time playing together at home, the toy maker reported.
September 2, 2020

Uber to require some passengers submit face mask selfies

Uber is to start requiring some passengers to provide a selfie to prove they are wearing a face mask before boarding.
September 2, 2020

Eat Out to Help Out scheme increased restaurant spending by a third

The Eat Out to Help Out scheme increased restaurant spending by more than a third on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, figures have revealed.
September 2, 2020

UK slips 13 places in global broadband speed table

The UK has fallen 13 places down the global broadband speed rankings and is now among the slowest in western Europe, according to new figures.
September 2, 2020

New rapid swab test will diagnose coronavirus in only 90 minutes

MATT Hancock has said we must do "everything in our power" to prevent a second coronavirus wave as he unveiled a rapid new test.