October 14, 2020

Shops could be the cash machines of the future under new plans – but the retail sector is concerned

The retail sector has expressed concerns at government proposals to protect access to cash that would see shops offering cashback services more widely.
October 14, 2020

Ballet dancers should absolutely think about becoming computer programmers – here’s why

A government ad was slated for encouraging dancers to go into cyber security, but it actually contained a very good idea.
October 14, 2020

Test and Trace consultants paid equivalent of £1.5m salary

The government is paying individual private sector consultants million-pound wages to work on its test and trace system, according to documents seen by Sky News.
October 14, 2020

What’s wrong with ‘manels’ and what can we do about them

Homogenous, male-only panels remain prevalent, despite growing numbers of women experts in multiple fields.
October 14, 2020

What bank results tell us about the US economy ahead of the election

As a rule of thumb, the profits of banks tend to reflect the health of the economies in which they operate.
October 14, 2020

Gourmet Burger Kitchen to shut 26 restaurants in pre-pack rescue deal

Gourmet Burger Kitchen is to close 26 restaurants and axe 362 jobs as part of a pre-pack deal that will save the bulk of the chain's workforce.
October 14, 2020

KPMG delays UK results as pandemic bites

Hundreds of partners at KPMG UK are braced for reduced payouts as the firm postpones the release of its annual results until it has a clearer view of the COVID-19 crisis’s impact on the UK economy in 2021.
October 14, 2020

Temporary toilets for truckers caught short by Brexit delays

The Department of Transport will provide roadside Portaloos for lorry drivers caught short in long queues caused by Brexit border delays, MPs have been told.
October 14, 2020

Boris Johnson’s offshore wind pledge is positive, but protecting UK jobs requires more

Will Boris Johnson's 'offshore wind revolution' really unlock significant economic value?
October 14, 2020

If you get on with your boss you’re more likely to lie for them – new research

Liking your boss and your company can lead to bad behaviour.
October 14, 2020

Coronavirus: Music stops for Deltic as nightclub group hunts buyer

One of Britain's biggest nightclub operators is seeking an emergency buyer after seeing its finances hammered by the coronavirus pandemic.
October 14, 2020

‘Chicken king’ Boparan swallows burger chain GBK

The poultry tycoon who rescued Carluccio's earlier this year is to swallow another of Britain's leading restaurant chains by taking control of Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK).