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Food price rise fears amid staff shortages

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 09:30
Wholesalers are facing a "perfect storm" of adverse effects, warns one leading industry figure.
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China set to open new stock exchange in Beijing

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 04:22
The announcement comes as Chinese firms come under intense scrutiny both at home and in the US.
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TCS: What does IT giant's new work model mean for India?

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 00:51
IT services giant TCS says it's ready to go back to the office after 18 months - how will that work?
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Buy Now Pay Later: 'I'm stressed over debt'

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 00:44
One in ten Buy Now Pay Later shoppers have been chased by debt collectors, Citizen's Advice says.
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Coin hoarding at home leads to charity plea

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 00:20
UK residents are hoarding an estimated £50m in loose change, according to UK Finance.
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Councils hit by bin collection delays due to driver shortage

Fri, 09/03/2021 - 00:06
Some 18 councils across the UK are suffering waste collection delays due to a lack of bin lorry drivers.
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GM to idle eight North American plants amid chip shortage

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 17:55
Output will halt at eight plants in the US, Mexico and Canada amid a global shortage of semi-conductors.
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Food production in the UK at risk of moving overseas, warns industry

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 16:19
A retail group warns the sector is under such strain that some food production may have to leave the UK.
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China's media cracks down on 'effeminate' styles

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 16:06
The media regulator says it will shun "vulgar influencers" while casting a spotlight on stars' pay.
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WhatsApp given second-largest GDPR fine

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 13:32
The Irish data watchdog has handed WhatsApp the second-highest ever GDPR fine.
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Amazon offers punctual staff £50 for turning up

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 13:00
The online shopping giant says it will give a bonus to workers at some sites for good attendance.
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Top Gun and Mission: Impossible films delayed due to US Covid spike

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 11:47
Tom Cruise's movies are put on hold as studios fear a recent US Covid spike will deter cinemagoers.
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Gym Group sees demand surge as young people lack space at home

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 09:42
Gym Group says it has seen a "rapid recovery" in membership numbers and plans to open 40 more sites.
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JD Sports perplexed by Footasylum deal knockback

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 08:45
The competition watchdog says it still has concerns the merger could lead to a worse deal for shoppers.
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Afghanistan: Facebook says it helped people flee, including staff

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 03:33
The flight arrived in Mexico City on Wednesday, with 175 Afghan citizens on board, including 75 children.
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China steps in to regulate brutal '996' work culture

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:56
Workers in China are fed up with the brutal 12-hour work days once seen as a key driver of success.
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Why picking a good company name is a tricky business

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:40
With the number of new start-ups soaring they all have to choose a name for themselves.
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More students turn to crypto investing to plug financial gap

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:38
Three-quarters of students asked by website Save The Student said they had considered dropping out.
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One in seven bookings failing to show up at restaurants

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:36
A report looking into the issue of no-shows says the hospitality sector loses £17bn a year from it.
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Driver shortage: 'I got a big pay rise overnight'

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 00:14
As the UK's shortage of lorry drivers continues, those with the right skills are very much in demand.
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