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Covid staff shortage could shut meat production lines

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 00:00
The industry has warned of shortages as one in 10 staff are told to isolate by the NHS Covid app
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Covid: Al fresco dining to become a High Street fixture in England

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 00:00
Pavement licences are to be extended and takeaway pints will continue for another year to help the sector.
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Small shops face £1.7bn debt mountain, says report

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 00:00
The warning is in the latest report on the future of High Streets by former retail chief Bill Grimsey.
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Covid: Foreign Office still advising against travel to countries set to turn green

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 20:22
Both will be added to the UK's green list on Monday, but the foreign office still advises against travel.
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Revolut becomes most valuable UK start-up after £24bn valuation

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 17:19
Revolut's latest valuation has made its Russia-born boss Nik Storonsky a multibillionaire.
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Nissan sees 10% of workforce told to self-isolate

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 12:47
Up to 900 workers are sent home from its Sunderland plant after being alerted by the NHS app.
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Biggest rent rises in commuter and coastal towns

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 10:29
City centre rents show signs of increasing again as the easing of Covid restrictions sees demand rise.
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UK job vacancies climb past pre-pandemic levels

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 09:46
New figures show the number of vacancies is 77,500 higher compared to the beginning of last year.
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China's post-pandemic economic rebound loses steam

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 05:15
The world's second largest economy grew by 7.9% in the second quarter compared to a year earlier.
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Mastercard: India stops payment service provider from issuing cards

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 04:47
India's central bank says Mastercard violated an order directing payments data to be stored locally.
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Korindo: Korean palm oil giant stripped of sustainability status

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 03:14
A BBC investigation found Korindo been buying up and burning swathes of Asia's largest rainforests.
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MPs call for complete reset of music streaming to ensure fair pay for artists

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 00:42
The music industry is weighted against artists, who see "pitiful returns" from streaming, MPs say.
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Why the US is launching a $300 monthly child benefit

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 00:05
The payments will go to about 39 million households, according to the US Treasury Department and the IRS.
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Should we trust big tech with our health data?

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 00:03
Our medical records are in demand by tech firms who want to use the data to help tackle illnesses.
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Insurers plan green replacements for car and property write-offs

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 00:01
Written off or stolen petrol cars could be replaced with electric vehicles, as part of a wide-ranging eco-plan.
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Mortgages refused for self-employed who took Covid grants

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 00:00
Mortgage brokers say self employed and furloughed workers are being turned down by some high street lenders.
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Masks 'expected' to be worn in shops after 19 July

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 18:47
The government says shoppers will still be expected to wear to masks but it will not be required legally.
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John Lewis and Waitrose plan to cut 1,000 jobs

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 15:22
John Lewis and Waitrose want to make the cuts as part of a shake-up of store management.
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Waterstones to encourage shoppers to wear masks in stores

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:39
Bookseller is one of the first major chains to state policy for shops, but its stance attracts a mixed response.
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CEO Secrets: 'Don't sell your technology too early'

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:02
The CEO of an eco-friendly textiles firm advises holding out for the biggest customer you can find
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