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Young bankers told to stop complaining about hours

4 hours 43 min ago
The London Stock Exchange's former boss says "entitled" bankers have it easy compared to working mums.
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UK defence firm Meggitt bought by US giant

8 hours 39 min ago
The aerospace technology firm agrees to a £6.3bn takeover bid from US company Parker-Hannifin.
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Banking giant HSBC sees first half profit more than double

10 hours 27 min ago
The UK-based firm said the jump in profits was driven by an economic rebound in Britain and Hong Kong.
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Afterpay: Jack Dorsey's Square in Australia's biggest buyout

13 hours 50 min ago
The $29bn deal for Afterpay will create an instalments payment giant in a hugely growing sector.
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Beyond Meat boss backs tax on meat consumption

16 hours 25 min ago
Ethan Brown tells the BBC his firm wants to bring down the price of plant-based meat.
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Smaller firms hit by 'pingdemic' staff shortages

16 hours 38 min ago
An ill-timed alert on the NHS Covid app can mean bar staff losing out on tip income at the weekend.
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Hollywood plans £700m film and TV studios in Hertfordshire

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 22:28
Developers say the site could contribute £300m a year to the local economy and create 4,500 jobs.
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Zoom settles US class action privacy lawsuit for $86m

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 21:45
The video conferencing firm denies wrongdoing, but has agreed to boost security measures.
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Pay rise for Aldi lorry drivers amid shortage

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 12:58
The supermarket is the latest to offer incentives to attract HGV drivers amid an industry-wide shortage.
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Taxi and food discounts offer to boost youth jabs

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 01:31
The government's latest vaccine drive comes as 67% of 18 to 29-year-olds in England have had a first jab.
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‘Lenders won’t touch us - my home’s worth nothing'

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 00:14
Campaigners say government attempts to unlock parts of the property market paralysed by the cladding crisis have stalled.
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Heatwave risk from plans to convert shops to homes

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 00:13
Turning more commercial property into homes raises fears of sub-standard conditions, says a report.
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Covid: One in five firms plan job cuts as furlough tapers - survey

Sun, 08/01/2021 - 00:10
From Sunday, government payments reduce to 60% towards salaries, with employers paying 20%.
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Elon Musk: 'I don't want to be CEO of anything'

Sat, 07/31/2021 - 01:39
Elon Musk reiterated on Friday that he doesn't want to be Space X or Tesla boss. What's going on?
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'Covid vaccine scammers nearly got me'

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 23:01
Sioban Moore escaped disaster by a whisker after receiving a fake email inviting her for a jab.
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Employee shortages: Where have all the workers gone?

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 23:00
From hospitality to road haulage, firms say they can't get staff. So are employees now calling the shots?
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Monzo bank in money laundering rules investigation

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 21:50
Monzo warned investors that the investigation could have a negative impact on the digital bank.
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Amazon hit with $886m fine for alleged data breach

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 15:59
The tech giant rejects claims it has broken European Union data protection laws.
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Eurozone out of recession after economy grows 2%

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 12:31
Data suggests all economies in the 19-country bloc expanded in the last three months.
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British Airways owner IAG to ramp up flights

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:50
IAG, which also owns Iberia, says it plans to run at 75% of its 2019 passenger capacity by the end of the year.
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