December 2, 2020

Google confirms the biggest Android apps of the year, and Netflix will be disappointed

ANDROID users and Google Play Store editors have unveiled the best apps available in the Play Store. If you haven't got these apps on your smartphone, you'll want to fix that right now.
December 2, 2020

Update WhatsApp NOW if you fancy a fresh new look on your Android and iPhone

WHATSAPP has announced that it's launching a big update this week which will help users customise the way the popular chat app looks.
December 2, 2020

Tesco to hand back £585m of pandemic business rates relief

Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket chain, has announced it is to repay £585m of business rates relief awarded during the coronavirus pandemic.
December 2, 2020

Slack snapped up by Salesforce in £20.6bn bet on remote working

Cloud computing pioneer Salesforce has agreed a $27.7bn (£20.6bn) deal to buy Slack, the workplace messaging app that has enjoyed a near-doubling of its market value during the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 2, 2020

99% of England under tougher tier restrictions as shops, gyms and restaurants reopen

Thousands of non-essential shops, gyms, bars and restaurants are reopening as England's second lockdown ends and the new tiered system comes into force.
December 2, 2020

High street prices plummet as retailers hope for Christmas sales boost

Shops are slashing their prices in the run-up to Christmas amid a crisis on Britain's high streets, a report has found.
December 1, 2020

‘Risk of serious disruption’ at Channel crossings after Brexit transition period ends

There is a "risk of serious disruption and delay" at Channel crossings delivering the majority of the UK's fresh food once the Brexit transition period expires at the end of the month, MPs have warned.
December 1, 2020

Airbnb targets $34.8bn valuation in Wall Street float

Airbnb is aiming for a valuation of up to $34.8bn (£25.5bn) when it floats in New York next week after a swift recovery in its fortunes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
December 1, 2020

PM’s brother forges alliance with ex-Blair associate at City firm

Boris Johnson's youngest sibling is joining forces with a former business partner of Tony Blair to launch the London-based operation of a global financial advisory firm.
December 1, 2020

Businesses spared COVID damage would be ‘hardest hit’ by no-deal Brexit, OBR warns

Parts of the economy which have avoided the worst impact of the coronavirus crisis would be hit hardest by a no-deal Brexit, the head of the government's fiscal watchdog has warned.
December 1, 2020

Topshop: how the once trendsetting brand fell behind the times

Once nimble and reactive to changing trends, Topshop failed to join the internet shopping revolution and it's paying the price.
December 1, 2020

Takeovers, scandal and debt – the colourful decades that ended in Debenhams’ downfall

COVID-19 has proved to be the final nail in the coffin for Debenhams.