November 23, 2020

Travellers arriving in England can cut COVID quarantine time, if they pay for a test

Travellers who arrive in England from countries with high infection rates will be able to shorten their quarantine from 14 days to five if they test negative for coronavirus on the fifth day, the Department of Transport has said.
November 23, 2020

New law unveiled to make UK 5G network safer

A bill that would give the government greater powers to shut out high-risk vendors from the UK's telecoms infrastructure will be put before parliament on Tuesday.
November 23, 2020

Nearly nine out of 10 Black Friday deals were the same price or cheaper earlier in the year

Nearly nine out of 10 Black Friday deals could be found at the same price or cheaper earlier in the year, according to analysis.
November 23, 2020

Bank’s Bailey warns long-term effects of no-deal Brexit worse than COVID

The Bank of England governor has warned that a no-deal Brexit would end up causing deeper long-term damage to the UK economy than the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 23, 2020

Bibby takes to the road with sale of distribution arm

The family-owned conglomerate behind the Costcutter convenience store network is exploring a sale of its giant distribution arm.
November 23, 2020

Ex-Arsenal chief Dein’s son gets Reward in £100m deal

A son of the former Arsenal FC owner David Dein is toasting a big payday from the sale of a stake in his fast-growing fintech company to an American group.
November 23, 2020

‘Killing Christmas’: Horror for hospitality after England’s lockdown ends

The government has been accused of "killing Christmas" for hospitality businesses and their staff through tough new restrictions after England's second coronavirus lockdown ends next week.
November 23, 2020

Fast-food chain Leon is latest to explore restructuring

Leon, the restaurant chain co-founded by Boris Johnson’s ‘food tsar’, Henry Dimbleby, is exploring an insolvency mechanism in an attempt to preserve itself during the coronavirus pandemic.
November 23, 2020

Lockdown to end next week allowing shops, gyms and salons to reopen – and fans back in some stadiums

England's second national lockdown will be lifted on 2 December when a revised three-tiered system of restrictions will allow shops, gyms and hairdressers to reopen across the country.
November 23, 2020

Cineworld shares surge as $750m lifeline raises hope of blockbuster spring

Cineworld has secured a $750m (£552m) funding lifeline to see it through the coronavirus crisis until a hoped-for reopening of screens in the spring.
November 23, 2020

Scotland launches its own BANK as Sturgeon hails SNP’s ‘most significant development’

The head of the Scottish National Investment Bank has said he hopes it will become an "institution" as it was launched on Monday. MSPs unanimously passed plans for the bank in January, with appointments taking place in recent months before its official...
November 23, 2020

Japan ‘wrong’ to detain fugitive ex-Nissan boss Ghosn

Former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was wrongly detained in Japan, according to a panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations.