November 30, 2020

President-elect chooses most diverse economics team in US history

Joe Biden is pressing ahead with forming his government by announcing his picks for some of the top jobs in his economic team.
November 30, 2020

Arcadia: What next for Sir Philip Green’s retail empire?

An invisible presence: in the end, the statement that Arcadia group had succumbed to insolvency on Monday night was an apt metaphor for Sir Philip Green's recent stewardship of his Burton-to-Topshop fashion empire.
November 30, 2020

New unit to monitor border disruption once Brexit transition ends

A new unit will be on the lookout for potential problems at the UK's border once the Brexit transition period ends, the government has announced.
November 30, 2020

Ailing coffee chain Caffè Nero rejects bid from billionaire brothers

Caffè Nero has rejected a takeover bid from the petrol station entrepreneurs who recently agreed a deal to buy supermarket chain Asda.
November 30, 2020

Interserve break-up gathers pace with RMD Kwikform sale

The break-up of Interserve, once one of the UK's biggest outsourcing groups, is to gather pace with plans to sell the jewel in its crown for more than £150m.
November 30, 2020

$44bn mega-deal proves data is big business

Asked to name the most valuable commodity, most people would probably plump for gold or another precious metal, such as platinum.
November 30, 2020

Online retailer Very cancels orders from scalpers for ‘over 1,000 consoles’

Online retailer Very has cancelled what scalpers have claimed were more than 1,000 orders for the new Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles, which they intended to resell at a higher price.
November 30, 2020

Ex-Army officer marches on with £10m Infogrid funding

A British technology start-up which is helping the NHS to monitor the safety of hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic is raising more than $15m of funding to accelerate its expansion.
November 30, 2020

Welsh pubs and restaurants banned from selling alcohol and face 6pm curfew

Pubs and restaurants across Wales will be banned from selling alcohol and be forced to close at 6pm every evening.
November 30, 2020

BAE Systems: ‘4,000 UK jobs sustained’ by £2.4bn munitions contract

BAE Systems says a new 15-year contract to supply the UK's armed forces with munitions will sustain 4,000 jobs at the company.
November 30, 2020

UK bans Huawei equipment installations amid stockpiling

British telecoms providers will be banned from installing 5G equipment manufactured by Huawei from next September, the government has said, even if they still have unused stock.
November 30, 2020

Lloyds reveals Nunn to succeed Horta-Osorio as new boss

HSBC's high street banking boss is to become the new chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group - the UK's largest mortgage lender.