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Brexit: UK firms 'not even close to ready' for no deal

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 17:16
Less than 10% of firms have applied to a HMRC scheme aimed at facilitating UK imports, Newsnight reveals.

Ford recalls 1.2 million vehicles in US over suspension fault

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 17:14
The Explorer sport utility vehicle is being recalled over suspension issues which could affect steering.

Huawei cancels laptop launch because of US trade blacklist

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:34
The firm said it was unable to manufacture a planned laptop because the US had put it on a blacklist.

Lidl ramps up supermarket battle with 40 new stores

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:27
The discount retailer plans 40 new stores in the south east of England, creating 1,500 new jobs.

Boohoo credits floral prints for sales surge

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:42
Demand for floral prints and block colours helps the fashion chain outperform its rivals.

Facebook lets deepfake Zuckerberg video stay on Instagram

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:27
The social network says it will not remove a fake video of its founder created with AI software.

New Met Police recruits to get part-time work option

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 08:27
The Met believes it is the first force in the UK to offer part-time positions to its officers.

Uber takes its flying taxi ambitions to Australia

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 04:48
Melbourne will become a pilot city for Uber's air taxi service, with test flights due to begin in 2020.

Topshop empire survival vote 'on a knife edge'

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 02:50
Arcadia Group's creditors will vote on Sir Philip Green's revised rescue deal on Wednesday.

'We've been caught in a leasehold trap'

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:19
The Competition and Markets Authority has launched an investigation into unfair leasehold contracts.

More security for zero-hours workers

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:17
Zero-hours contract workers will get greater security under a new programme called Living Hours.

Why is building so slow and expensive?

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:15
Forward-thinking builders are looking at the ways technology can help the construction industry.

The man who helped feed the world

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:11
The crops developed by Norman Borlaug have saved millions of people from starvation.

Whirlpool told to recall dryers in 'unprecedented' government move

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 22:47
The company will have to recall hundreds of thousands of appliances amid concerns over fire safety.

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct challenges Debenhams turnaround

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:00
Mike Ashley's sports retailer makes a last-ditch attempt to block restructuring plans.

Investors sell Ted Baker shares after profit warning

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:08
Shares fall by more than a quarter after the firm says earnings will fall short of expectations.

Boohoo: Web designer sues online fashion giant founder for £118.5m

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:58
A web developer claims he was never rewarded for designing online fashion retailer Boohoo's website.

Gatwick Airport launches reusable coffee cups trial

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:33
The reusable cups can be dropped off at designated points before passengers board their planes.

Sir Philip Green: Landlord threatens rescue deal

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:10
The fate of Sir Philip Green's Top Shop and Burton retail empire will be put to the vote on Wednesday.

John Lewis to start building home extensions

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:22
The department store hopes to renovate and extend homes as well as furnishing them.