As the country looks towards winter, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today outlined government’s plan to protect jobs and support businesses over the coming months with a new Job Support Scheme and an extension of the Self Employment Income Support Scheme.
A new app to help control the spread of COVID-19 has been launched by the National Health Service (NHS) across England and Wales today.
As the pandemic intensifies its hold on the economy, Bank of England (BoE) Governor Andrew Bailey seems to be dampening down speculation about the introduction of negative rates although noting that they are a part of the Bank’s toolbox.
Christmas 2020 may still be on the cards, but New Years Eve is another story, as Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced on Friday that the celebrations would be cancelled.
With many people now working from home due to the coronavirus, some two thirds of employers in a recent survey say that homer workers are more or as productive as when they were in the workplace.
In its first all-online launch programme, Apple has launched its latest watch and iPad — but not the much anticipated iPhone.
Shinzo Abe resigned today (September 16) as Japan’s prime minister and his cabinet followed suit to make way for a new leader, Yoshihide Suga.
One industry that is doing well during the pandemic is takeaway delivery services, allowing people to treat themselves to a meal from their favourite restaurant without having to leave the safety of their homes. The increased demand has seen some of the players offer new services and innovation, including in-restaurant payment options and home delivery of groceries.
The UK economy continued on its trajectory of recovery in July —growing by some 6.6 percent according to a release from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). But it still has far to go before making up for all the GDP that has been lost since the coronavirus outbreak.
As online shopping shoots up due to the coronavirus, British supermarket chain Morrisons is hiring some 6,000 new employees to keep up with the demand.
In a move to get around recent US restrictions, Chinese mobile producer Huawei says its own operating system — dubbed HarmonyOS — should be on its smartphones by next year.
Underlying market performance improves substantially Lloyd’s of London confirmed on Thursday that it expects to pay out up to £5
By James Pheby The Rolling Stones on Tuesday defied the gloom of the coronavirus outbreak to launch the band’s first
South Africa’s economy shrank by more than half in the second quarter, an unprecedented decline, as the coronavirus pandemic took its toll on the continent’s most industrialised state, the statistics agency said Tuesday.
A Pakistani court on Tuesday sentenced a Christian man to death after convicting him of sending text messages containing “blasphemous
Apple on Tuesday fired off invitations to a September 15 online event expected to star the first iPhone tailored for
Agence France-Presse announced Tuesday that it had lodged a complaint with French regulators over a standoff with Google, saying the US giant is refusing to move forward on paying to display the agency’s content in web searches.
Increasingly rum as an industry has been waking up to the ever-expanding market for premium spirits, and has been promoting some mature rums, far from the image of partying pirates singing yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum, and fighting instead with your grandfather’s whiskies for attention.
By Martin Parry Tokyo’s postponed Olympics will go ahead next year regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, IOC vice-president said Monday,
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