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Ocado says delivery driver wage rise to cost it up to £5m

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 10:04
The online food delivery is the latest to offer increased wages amid a shortage of lorry drivers.
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Job vacancies at new record as furlough winds down

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 07:16
Official figures show the number of vacancies top one million for the first time since records began.
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Evergrande: Shares in cash-strapped China property giant plunge

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 07:04
Evergrande has also seen a rare protest staged by investors at its headquarters in Shenzhen.
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Apple rushes to block 'zero-click' iPhone spyware

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 04:22
The flaw allows hackers to access devices even if users do not click on a link or file.
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Amazon's Cape Town base: The battle to save South African culture

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 01:02
Some indigenous groups say the planned office in Cape Town is on culturally important land.
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Why even giant ships can't solve the shipping crisis

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 00:01
A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas.
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Scrap Covid tests for most travellers, says industry

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 00:01
The government has "choked off" travel trade and 70% of firms plan redundancies, says Abta.
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Democrats propose partial rollback of Trump tax cuts

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 20:34
Under new plans, corporate and income tax would rise for the wealthiest companies and individuals.
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Tesco zero-waste trial launches at 10 stores in England

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 17:53
The trial will enable shoppers to buy certain products in reusable packaging they can return to stores.
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Fake Walmart news release claimed it would accept cryptocurrency

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 17:28
A news story claiming Walmart would accept cryptocurrency Litecoin was fabricated, the retail giant says.
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Politeness leaving people at the mercy of fraudsters

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:50
Banks warn that people do not want to appear rude rather than cutting off unsolicited phone calls.
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BrewDog appoints 'blue-chip reputation' chairman

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:29
Allan Leighton joins the Aberdeenshire brewing firm which had been hit by criticism from former employees.
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Primark says trend for comfort wear has continued

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 09:42
The discount fashion chain says shoppers are still stocking up on leggings and cycle shorts.
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UK scraps Covid-19 vaccine deal with French firm Valneva

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 09:11
The French firm says the deal was cancelled over allegations of a breach of the agreement, which it denies.
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Alibaba slides on report China plans to break up payment app

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 06:17
Chinese regulators have been targeting Ant Group and other technology firms operating in the country.
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The epicentre of Britain's pandemic house price boom

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:05
House prices have surged in many parts of the UK - and in one district they have risen by 29% in a year.
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UK must prepare for more economic shocks, says TUC

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
The Covid pandemic will not be a one-off, with climate chaos already a reality, says Frances O'Grady.
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Covid: Legal action begins over quarantine hotel rules

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
A law firm representing travellers is taking the government to court over the UK's quarantine hotel policy.
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British American Tobacco negotiated bribe for Mugabe, new evidence suggests

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:02
Documents reveal British American Tobacco’s role in bribery and spying in southern Africa.
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The pressures - and rewards - of being an influencer

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 00:00
Running your own popular YouTube channel can be lucrative, but it comes with downsides.
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