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US tech giants accused of 'monopoly power'

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 00:19
A congressional report from House Democrats recommends changes that could lead to breaking up the companies.

Phone bill charges of £1,200 added 'without permission'

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 00:14
Sally Giles says a subscription service charged her £4.50 each week for more than five years without her consent.

Victory in battle against 'thuggish' debt letters

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 00:14
Letters using block capitals and sent to those falling seriously behind on debts will be "less threatening".

CEO Secrets: The graduates launching start-ups in lockdown

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 00:07
Meet the graduates who have started businesses in lockdown.

Ikea plans 50 store openings even as shoppers move online

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 20:22
The furniture giant says demand is rising after lockdown as people seek to do up their homes.

‘Pubs and restaurants facing jobs cliff edge’

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 15:28
MPs are told that without more state support far more hospitality jobs will be lost than previously thought.

Credit Suisse apologises over black performer at party

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 12:59
The bank says no offence was intended, after reports that black ex-chief Tidjane Thiam walked out.

Anti-virus creator John McAfee arrested over tax evasion charges

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 10:26
The anti-virus creator faces extradition to the US for allegedly failing to file tax returns.

Hong Kong will stay a key financial hub say experts

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 04:21
It is unlikely to lose its prized position as Asia's main financial hub despite protests and security law.

Singapore offers 'pandemic baby bonus' to boost births

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 03:43
The country, which has one of the lowest birth rates in the world, is paying parents to have babies.

Coronavirus: Can China's Golden Week boost Asia's economies?

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 00:47
The annual holiday normally sees millions of tourists travelling across the region and boosting economies.

The robot shop worker controlled by a faraway human

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 00:06
In Japan one company is hoping that shop workers will be replaced by robots controlled remotely.

State pension age hits 66 and set to rise further

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 00:02
Men and women are now receiving their state pension from 66, with younger people urged to make plans.

Small firms suffer as banks make it harder to get a bounce-back loan

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 00:02
With the bounce-back loan deadline looming, small firms are getting desperate for help to survive

Covid: Nearly 500,000 redundancies planned since crisis began

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 00:01
A Freedom of Information request shows job cuts down from July but more than double last year.

L&G demands BAME board members at FTSE firms

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 17:26
The investment group warns it will vote against blue-chip firms that do not have BAME directors by 2022.

Cineworld: 'My job doesn't feel like work'

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 17:25
With the chain set to temporarily shut its doors and Odeon cutting back too, how do the staff feel?

PureGym sorry for 'unacceptable' slavery post

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 17:14
The gym said the workout routine was to mark Black History Month.

H&M fined for breaking GDPR over employee surveillance

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 14:19
Records were kept on several hundred employees, including on family issues and religion.

Worst September for UK car sales this century

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 11:28
New UK car registrations fell 4.4% last month from a year earlier, the motor industry says.