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First UK LGBT business champion appointed

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 00:10
Iain Anderson says he will work to "build a bridge" between the government and LGBT community.
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Amazon offers to pay college fees for 750,000 US staff

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 22:57
The online shopping giant says all US frontline workers will be eligible as it fights to attract new employees.
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Ikea in talks to buy former Topshop flagship store

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 19:32
The Swedish furniture giant could gain space in the popular London shopping location.
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Costa gives 5% pay rise to some staff and recruits 2,000

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 14:16
Costa said the 5% pay rise was to reward 14,500 staff for their hard work during the pandemic.
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McDonald's plant burger launch late to vegan party

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 13:46
The chain announces its McPlant burger will be on offer nationwide next year, after years of research.
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Ford is latest firm to stop making cars in India

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 12:43
The firm has run up losses of more than $2bn in India and demand for new vehicles has weakened.
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Accountancy giant KPMG to recruit more working class staff

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 12:39
By 2030, KPMG wants 29% of its senior staff to have parents that worked in "routine and manual" jobs.
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Numbers on furlough drop to new low

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:44
The number of young people on furlough falls, but older people and travel workers are less fortunate.
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Three brings in EU roaming charges and ends global scheme

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:05
Three is the third UK network to bring back roaming charges for the EU post-Brexit.
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EasyJet rejects takeover bid and seeks to raise more money

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:18
The airline says a recent takeover approach undervalued the business and announces plans to raise £1.2bn.
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888 agrees to buy William Hill European business

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 08:27
The online gambling firm has agreed to buy the non-US assets of betting chain William Hill for £2.2bn.
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Morrisons warns driver shortage will raise prices

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 08:16
The supermarket chain and its rivals have seen gaps on shelves due to the lorry driver shortage.
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UK on course to drop from Germany's top 10 trading partners

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 07:03
Customs rules take their toll as German companies swap UK suppliers for alternatives in the EU.
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Facebook accused of allowing sexist job advertising

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:24
An investigation by Global Witness suggests its algorithm is biased in choosing who sees which ads.
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How a monkey launched the pop-it toy craze

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:16
Why it took a TikTok primate to turn a forty-year-old idea into a global hit
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Ofgem: Soaring gas prices 'will feed into customer bills'

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:12
Ofgem has said that rising prices for fossil fuels, especially gas, will feed into household bills.
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The models that turned Instagram into their DIY catwalk

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:11
New York Fashion Week marks a tentative return - but how did supermodels keep working through Covid?
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UK 'cut climate pledges' to clinch Australia trade deal

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 00:06
Government ministers agreed to cut climate commitments to clinch the deal it has emerged.
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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes 'lied and cheated', trial hears

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 22:01
Elizabeth Holmes falsely claimed her blood testing devices worked, prosecutors say, as fraud trial begins.
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Competition watchdog clears Viagogo-Stubhub merger

Wed, 09/08/2021 - 19:47
Viagogo can go ahead with its £3bn acquisition of rival StubHub, the CMA says.
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