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Whitbread to cut 6,000 jobs as hotel demand slumps

Whitbread, which owns Premier Inn and Beefeater, has warned that 6,000 staff could lose their jobs. The company blamed...

Coronavirus: Work from home ‘if you can’, Michael Gove says

People in England should work from home "if they can" to reduce social mixing and slow the spread of the virus, Michael...

Covid: Jobs threat at Cardiff Bus after passenger slump

More than 20% of jobs could be axed from Cardiff's council-owned bus operator due to a drop in passengers because of the...

The headphones that even a DJ can’t break?

Before the pandemic hit Anne Frankenstein would be DJ-ing in bars or clubs most Friday and Saturday nights. She...

People shopping more locally in lockdown, says Co-op

Grocery chain the Co-op saw sales rise in the first half of the year as customers shopped closer to home and ate...

John Lewis scraps bonus for first time since 1953

The retailer - which also owns Waitrose - posted a huge £635m pre-tax loss for the six months to 25 July after...

How her own illness led one woman to set up a global firm

Jules Miller says she became so ill that she had internal bleeding. "I was exhausted, bloated, I wasn't living...

Stress, burnout and redundancy: Tough times in IT

You would think that an IT professional could switch to remote working smoothly. But that's a misconception, according to...

Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce considers tapping investors for £2.5bn

The firm, which makes engines for planes, said it is "evaluating" raising the sum and is looking at a number of options...

Coronavirus: Cheddar Caves to close with 40 jobs lost

A tourist attraction in Somerset is to close for the foreseeable future with the loss of 40 jobs, its parent company has...

Join Efficient Homes Renewable Revolution

Efficient Homes are one of the leading renewable energy companies in the UK, and they are on a planet-saving mission. For the...

Pound down amidst no-deal fears for Brexit

The pound fell against the dollar on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a no-deal Brexit looked "very, very likely".

UK caught in Boeing Dispute

The UK has "no authority" to impose tariffs as part of an aircraft subsidies row after leaving the EU, the US has...