October 1, 2020

E-scooters ‘should be legalised in the next 18 months to help cities go green’

E-scooters should be legalised in the UK within the next 18 months to help make cities greener, MPs have said.
October 1, 2020

‘80%’ of exhibition jobs face extinction when furlough lifeline withdrawn

The coronavirus-ravaged exhibitions industry has warned that 80% of its total workforce may be lost within weeks as the clock ticks down to the furlough scheme's closure at the end of the month.
October 1, 2020

Esports could be quietly spawning a whole new generation of problem gamblers

Esports is becoming a goldmine for betting companies. New research shows how their online ads are reeling in children.
October 1, 2020

Why England’s Premier League should bail out the lower leagues

To thrive commercially, sports teams need competition. Multiple leagues is the best way to achieve this.
October 1, 2020

How businesses need to get creative if they want to survive coronavirus – and any other crisis in future

Innovating, thinking outside the box and even a complete business model overhaul is helping some companies survive – and thrive – in a time of crisis.
October 1, 2020

Pension trustees wade into battle over Clarks’ future

Pension trustees at Clarks, the footwear retailer, are wading into the battle to secure control of the 195 year-old chain.
October 1, 2020

Ocado sued in warehouse technology patent row

Ocado is facing allegations that its robot-operated warehouse technology has infringed a rival company's patents.
October 1, 2020

On the economy, the UK public is more like the sensible lion than Chicken Licken

It is not often that a speech from a Bank of England chief economist sends you into a wormhole about ancient folklore.
October 1, 2020

FRC faces embarrassment over chairman appointment delay

The UK's corporate governance watchdog is facing fresh embarrassment over its own leadership amid a failure in Whitehall to rubber-stamp the appointment of its next chairman.
October 1, 2020

GCHQ discovered ‘nationally significant’ vulnerability in Huawei equipment

Cyber security analysts tasked with investigating Huawei equipment used in the UK's telecommunications networks discovered a "nationally significant" vulnerability last year.
October 1, 2020

Halfords bumps up cycle supplies as ‘unprecedented demand’ lifts profit

Halfords said it has been ramping up supplies of bicycles as "unprecedented demand" extends into the autumn even after the end of the peak summer season.
October 1, 2020

Google reveals new 5G Pixel smartphone with cheaper price tag and gaming offering

Google has unveiled its Pixel 5 smartphone - a 5G-compatible flagship device with a more affordable price tag - and an updated Nest smart speaker, alongside new services including Google TV.