November 26, 2020

Disney job losses hit 32,000 as virus disrupts theme parks

Disney has ramped up its plans for tens of thousands of job losses as the coronavirus crisis continues to hurt customer numbers at its main US theme parks.
November 26, 2020

Being good at your job won’t stop age discrimination

Those over 43 years old are equally discriminated against when applying for a job, whether they are good or bad applicants, according to new research.
November 26, 2020

The UK government’s COVID spending may lead to inflation

If inflation follows economic recovery, the Bank of England may be hesitant to raise interest rates enough to hold it back.
November 26, 2020

Hello Neighbor-maker tinyBuild plots £300m London float

The publisher of Hello Neighbor, one of the world’s most popular horror video games, is plotting a stock market flotation in London that could value it at more than £300m.
November 26, 2020

Boohoo hires phone hacking inquiry judge to oversee supply chain shake-up

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has appointed one of Britain's best-known former judges to keep tabs on a shake-up of its supply chain following a scandal over the treatment of workers.
November 26, 2020

Dogger Bank milestone places wind in sails of climate goals

A major landmark in construction of the world's biggest offshore wind farm was achieved today when the power generator SSE and Equinor, its Norwegian partner, reached 'financial close' on the first two phases of the project on Dogger Bank in the North ...
November 26, 2020

Aviva’s army of Sids would be wrong to oppose dividend reset

Remember Sid?
November 26, 2020

End Clothing eyes new outfit with £700m sale plan

The founders of a contemporary fashion retailer launched just 15 years ago with a £40,000 investment are in talks about a stake sale that could catapult them into the ranks of Britain's super-rich.
November 26, 2020

Amazon ‘really sorry’ after customers received cat food instead of PS5 games console

Amazon says it is "really sorry" following reports that customers who had pre-ordered the new PlayStation 5 instead received deliveries of cat food and a foot massager.
November 26, 2020

Bitcoin hopes of record value dashed after cryptocurrency falls again

Bitcoin fell 8.7% on Wednesday - just as it neared its highest-ever price - passing $19,000 (£14,241) for the first time since its 2017 collapse.
November 26, 2020

Easyjet reports 200% rise in flight searches as rules eased for Christmas

Easyjet said searches for flights and holidays have increased by 200% as it emerged that UK-wide restrictions would be eased over Christmas.
November 26, 2020

Mitchells & Butlers reveals 1,300 workers made redundant amid pandemic

Pub and bar operator Mitchells & Butlers has revealed that 1,300 staff have been made redundant as the COVID-19 crisis bites.