09272020

Sunak defends emergency jobs scheme

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChancellor Rishi Sunak: “It’s not for me to… make pronouncements on what job is viable or not” Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said it is “impossible” [...]

Coronavirus: Working from home 'costs central London £2.3bn'

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Shoppers could pay more after no-deal Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images Shoppers will feel the impact of a no-deal Brexit at supermarket tills, the British Retail Consortium has warned. The BRC said tariffs would add £3.1bn a year [...]

UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The government funded the “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme in August The [...]

van der Walt to lead Leeu Collection in UK

Leeu Collection has promoted Jean van der Walt to the role of area general manager, United Kingdom. She will be based at the group’s Lake District property, Linthwaite House. van der Walt takes on the new position in addition to her [...]

Covid: Uncertainty as industries miss out on job support

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRestaurant owner David Fox: “For most of hospitality it’s looking like a calamity” Industries hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic are facing further [...]

Covid-19: Sunak set to unveil emergency jobs scheme

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor Rishi Sunak will later unveil a plan aimed at minimising further unemployment as stricter Covid-19 restrictions come into force. The new measures are [...]

Coronavirus: Autumn Budget to be scrapped this year

Image copyright PA Media The Treasury has scrapped plans for an Autumn Budget this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. “As we heard this week, now is not the right time to outline [...]

Sunak weighs up new worker pay subsidy scheme

Image copyright PA Media Chancellor Rishi Sunak is understood to be looking at options to replace the furlough scheme when it expires at the end of October. These include a salary top-up scheme [...]

Brexit letter warns of 7,000-truck queues in Kent

Image copyright Reuters Exporters to the EU face 7,000-truck-long queues in Kent and two-day delays to trade after the Brexit transition period ends, the government has warned. Imports will [...]