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Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:41:28 GMT
The move by ministers follows a number of petrol stations shutting due to a lack of tanker drivers.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 19:47:01 GMT
The sportswear giant and retailer are struggling to source products due to supply chain issues.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:30:03 GMT
Trading Bitcoin and other crypto-currenices is a criminal activity, China's central bank says.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:16:51 GMT
Passengers arriving at UK airports suffer delays after an IT problem hits self-service passport gates.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:00:38 GMT
People are awaiting decisions by the regulator about which surviving company will take on their supply.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:39:47 GMT
The government should concentrate on how people can use less energy to lower their bills, says boss.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:09:11 GMT
Financial markets have been rocked this week by concerns over the firm's more than $300bn of debt.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 21:56:46 GMT
The row over Meng Wanzhou's detention in 2018 strained China's relations with Canada and the US.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 02:58:16 GMT
The government is set to make it illegal for hospitality bosses to withhold tips from their workers.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:11:06 GMT
The government said it is "looking at options" to deal with labour shortages ahead of Christmas.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:05:11 GMT
Britain’s top engineers are urging the government to stop buildings being demolished.
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 05:07:59 GMT
Mondelez believes Primal Pantry's vegan fruit bar "exploits" the trademark of its Milka chocolates.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:48:34 GMT
Business minister Paul Scully says the government needs to plan for a lengthy spell of high gas prices.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:15:25 GMT
The oil firm said only "a handful" of sites are affected by the fuel supply issues.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:10:15 GMT
James Mattis, a former defence secretary, said the Theranos founder convinced him her blood tests worked.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:39:22 GMT
The Bank keeps interest rates at 0.1% and says there are signs of slowing economic growth.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:03:29 GMT
Staff should not have the right to ask for flexible working from day one of new job, an employer says.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 15:35:32 GMT
The Advertising Standards Authority will launch inquiries into false environmental claims made in ads.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:53:36 GMT
Low-income families face a £710 rise in costs, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation estimates.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:57:47 GMT
Manufacturers could be forced to change devices to a uniform charging system.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:38:00 GMT
The debt-laden developer is due to make a $83.5m interest payment on an overseas bond on Thursday.
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:53:15 GMT
Gaps on supermarket shelves may become commonplace as labour shortages bite, industry bodies say.
Wed, 22 Sep 2021 23:01:51 GMT
A number of firms are now farming locusts and mealworms for human consumption.
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:16:52 GMT
Music executive Riki Bleau shares his business advice for our CEO Secrets series.
Wed, 22 Sep 2021 00:37:49 GMT
Many companies in Germany are focused on short-term survival in the hope of medium-term revival.
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 23:02:34 GMT
Meet the online content creators beating the odds to build successful careers from their passions.
Sun, 19 Sep 2021 23:01:49 GMT
A Swedish tech firm has created an app to help alleviate people's joint pain.
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 22:55:14 GMT
Meet the founder on a 10-year mission to disrupt Japan's rigid work culture.
Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:13:14 GMT
Younger Americans are reviving US labour activism amid stagnant wages and Covid hardship.
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:03:18 GMT
The pandemic led to around 1m UK adults learning an instrument and many taking music lessons.
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 22:57:10 GMT
Planning for a maternity leave when you're the boss of a fast-growing company.
Mon, 13 Sep 2021 23:01:30 GMT
A shortage of vessels is hampering global trade and may lead to empty shelves before Christmas.
Tue, 14 Sep 2021 00:02:05 GMT
Some indigenous groups say the planned office in Cape Town is on culturally important land.

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