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Itsu increases pay to a minimum of £10.40 an hour

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 18:32
The Asian food restaurant is increasing the hourly wage for entry level staff by 11%.
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Firms fined over 'frustrating' nuisance messages

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 14:02
We Buy Any Car, Saga and Sports Direct are fined for sending millions of nuisance messages.
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FCA signs up celebrities to warn of investment risks

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 13:42
Influencers are part of the City regulator's plan to highlight decisions over high-risk investments.
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Job vacancies: How do I find a new job and who is hiring?

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 11:59
There are record numbers of empty positions, figures show, so which sectors are looking to recruit?
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Countryside scraps leasehold ground rent rises

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:14
Leaseholders who bought homes from Countryside Properties will no longer be subject to ground rent rises.
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John Lewis to create thousands of Christmas jobs

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 10:12
The partnership is looking to fill 7,000 temporary roles across its shops, department stores and warehouses.
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Finance firms urge black students to apply for internships

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 08:12
A new work experience scheme is aiming to increase the number of black people working in finance.
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Price rises see record jump as food costs rise in August

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 07:13
The UK inflation rate hit 3.2% in the year to August, according to the latest official figures.
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Canva: Australian online design platform valued at $40bn

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 06:24
The online design platform has become one of the most valuable private firms in the world.
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TikTok: Social media giant to roll out support for users' mental health

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 04:55
The move comes as Instagram is facing fresh scrutiny over its impact on young people's wellbeing.
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'I learned to read again to get a new job'

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 00:00
New research found that low levels of literacy costs workers an extra 18 months in lost earnings.
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Pennies back in production as cash is hoarded during Covid

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 23:59
No new 1p coins were made by The Royal Mint in 2018 and 2019 but returned to production last year.
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CEO Secrets: 'You can run a business and have a baby'

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 23:57
Planning for a maternity leave when you're the boss of a fast-growing company.
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Apple iPhone 13 brings portrait mode for video

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 20:39
The portrait-mode style video setting can pull focus on its subjects automatically.
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Fashion house in backlash over 'racist' $1,190 sweatpants

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 20:08
Critics say the $1,190 pants, which come with a built-in pair of boxer shorts, rip off US hip hop culture.
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Spain targets energy firms as European bills surge

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 18:45
Bills are spiralling in several countries and Spain agrees emergency measures to help consumers.
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Javid: Valneva vaccine would not have got UK approval

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 17:13
Health secretary says Valneva vaccine would not have got regulatory approval after UK cancels contract.
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Boeing says air travel to return to pre-pandemic levels by 2024

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 15:05
Plane maker expects global aviation to take another two and a half years to recover.
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Tesco launches new refillable shopping with 88 products

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 14:35
Tesco supermarket has launched a zero-waste shopping service, providing customers with containers.
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Brexit: Checks on goods imported from the EU delayed again

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 12:39
The government blames Covid and supply chain difficulties as it puts back changes.
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