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The entrepreneurs opening High Street businesses during Covid when others have closed or gone digital.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 11:14 pm
Supermarket chain Tesco has teamed up with the food-sharing app Olio in a bid to reduce food waste.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 11:01 pm
Shadow justice secretary David Lammy says drinkers are likely to continue their night together at home.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 4:19 pm
Silvana Tenreyro said evidence from countries that have introduced the policy was “encouraging”.
Posted: September 27, 2020, 9:23 am
Influential think tank the Resolution Foundation warns Rishi Sunak's plan will not "live up to its promise".
Posted: September 25, 2020, 2:57 pm
Public borrowing hit £35.9bn last month as the pandemic forces the government to borrow more money.
Posted: September 25, 2020, 11:28 am
Tariffs could add £3bn to the cost of importing food and drink from the EU, a leading retail body warns.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 11:56 pm
Wages will be topped up for six months, but chancellor says it is "impossible" to say how many jobs will be saved.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 5:55 pm
The chancellor says it is "impossible" to predict the jobs market due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 2:34 pm
The shadow chancellor says half of her 40 requests for targeted wage support for workers were “rebuffed” by the government.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 12:13 pm
The UK chancellor said the Job Support Scheme would start in November and last for six months.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 11:52 am
The government plans to create an internal border to prevent gridlock on the county's motorways.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 7:03 pm
"Now is not the right time to outline long-term plans," the Treasury says.
Posted: September 23, 2020, 5:23 pm
City firms SocGen and Lloyd's of London also tell staff to stop coming into the office after new guidance.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 8:50 pm
Governor Andrew Bailey suggests that some sectors may benefit from further targeted help.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 2:42 pm
Gold from a refiner used by criminals to launder drug money has entered supply chains for smartphones and cars.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 8:33 am
Fears of a second coronavirus wave sent stocks lower but European shares open with small gains.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 8:15 am
NS&I has cut the interest rates it pays, reducing the chances for savers in its £1m draw.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 12:20 pm
The rail franchising system has been scrapped and a £3.5bn survival scheme for train firms extended.
Posted: September 21, 2020, 9:34 am
The office in Potters Bar has registered more than 100 companies that are named in the Fincen files – a leak of suspicious activity reports filed by banks.
Posted: September 20, 2020, 5:01 pm
The amount of retail sales continued to climb in August, but some sectors are still struggling.
Posted: September 18, 2020, 10:28 am
The Road Haulage Association says there was "no clarity" on border checks after the transition period.
Posted: September 17, 2020, 9:04 pm
Two young businessmen who started their ventures when they were at school share their advice on how to sustain your business during the pandemic.
Posted: September 15, 2020, 11:08 pm
Instead of inventing a job support scheme for the pandemic, Germany already had one oven-ready.
Posted: September 14, 2020, 11:02 pm
The pandemic will cost the government hundreds of billions of pounds. Where will it all come from?
Posted: August 11, 2020, 4:17 pm
The world of work is changing thanks to Covid-19 - which sectors are hiring and which are struggling?
Posted: August 11, 2020, 8:50 am
Covid-19 has hit the annual Hajj and with no international pilgrims, many firms both in Saudi and abroad are suffering.
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:12 pm
The government can retrain and support people, but are there the jobs to provide employment?
Posted: July 28, 2020, 11:11 pm
What are negative interest rates, and how could they work in favour of consumers?
Posted: July 22, 2020, 11:04 pm
Exhibitions stands maker Symbiosis says it needs the government to say when the exhibition sector can reopen.
Posted: July 13, 2020, 11:01 pm
Landlords are hoping cleaner, more convenient and more intelligent offices will tempt back workers.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 11:06 pm
The Bank of England has unveiled new measures to stimulate the economy. How do they work?
Posted: June 18, 2020, 11:33 am
Is Ampthill in Bedfordshire still cash-dependent or ready to become a contactless town?
Posted: June 17, 2020, 1:02 pm
The town of Newquay, which depends on tourism and hospitality, has been hit hard by the lockdown.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 4:01 pm
Norwich Market was voted the best of its type in its 2019 industry awards.
Posted: June 16, 2020, 1:15 pm

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Kevin Hassett, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, suggested Goldman Sachs may be slanting its economic research to help Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.
Posted: October 2, 2018, 4:35 pm
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford charts her career path, from her first job to becoming the first openly gay CEO at a Fortune 500 company in an interview with CNN's Boss Files.
Posted: October 1, 2018, 3:24 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
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Posted: September 30, 2018, 12:56 pm
Corporate insiders at US companies have dumped $5.7 billion of stock this month, the highest in any September in the past decade, according to TrimTabs.
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:42 pm
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Posted: September 26, 2018, 3:49 pm
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Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:47 pm
US companies have piled on a record-setting $6.3 trillion of debt.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 11:40 am
The United Kingdom could leave the European Union with very little idea of what its trading relationship will be at the end of a transition period in 2020. That's a new nightmare for business.
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 am
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Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 pm
Liquified natural gas is a fast-growing industry, and China's retaliatory tariffs will hurt.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:05 pm
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Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:25 pm
Premier Li Keqiang said China "will never go down the path of stimulating exports by devaluing its currency."
Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:26 am
One in four professional investors are bracing for global growth to slow in the next year, according to a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 5:56 pm
As the US government steps up its trade offensive, business leaders in China say that Beijing is ready to dig in for a war of attrition.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
For the first time in a decade, Corporate America is steering more money into stock buybacks than investing in the future.
Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:14 pm
Rising interest rates, along with trade wars, have sparked a stampede out of Turkey, Argentina and other emerging markets.
Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:17 pm
The implosion of Lehman Brothers -- and the mayhem it unleashed -- was the most terrifying moment for business and the US economy since the Great Depression.
Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:13 pm
Some Republicans say high wages in the U.S. are hurting America's global competitiveness. See the countries where wages are even higher.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:53 pm
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.19 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:51 pm