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Coronavirus: Six things that are booming in salesCoronavirus: Six things that are booming in sales

Coronavirus: Six things that are booming in sales

Amid the virus, some retailers are seeing trade collapse, but others are overwhelmed by demand.

2 hours ago
Dairy farmers ‘could go under’ despite milk demand riseDairy farmers ‘could go under’ despite milk demand rise

Dairy farmers ‘could go under’ despite milk demand rise

Main UK milk processor Freshways says its price cut was forced by a drop in pub and coffee shop trade.

2 hours ago
Coronavirus: Calls for better workplace social distancing guidanceCoronavirus: Calls for better workplace social distancing guidance

Coronavirus: Calls for better workplace social distancing guidance

Hundreds of people raise concerns about workers being too close together at more than 150 companies.

8 hours ago
Coronavirus: OneWeb blames pandemic for collapseCoronavirus: OneWeb blames pandemic for collapse

Coronavirus: OneWeb blames pandemic for collapse

OneWeb, the high-profile London-based satellite start-up, files for bankruptcy protection in the US.

17 hours ago
‘My dream home hangs in the balance’‘My dream home hangs in the balance’

‘My dream home hangs in the balance’

Government advice to "postpone a move if at all possible" amid the coronavirus outbreak has left many plans in flux.

20 hours ago
Coronavirus: A visual guide to the economic impactCoronavirus: A visual guide to the economic impact

Coronavirus: A visual guide to the economic impact

Key maps and charts explain how the virus has impacted markets and businesses around the world.

1 day ago
Coronavirus lockdown: Clubbers go online for musicCoronavirus lockdown: Clubbers go online for music

Coronavirus lockdown: Clubbers go online for music

With the coronavirus lockdown bringing normal nightlife to an end, some enterprising DJs are going online.

1 day ago
Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to seek bailout in coming daysCoronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to seek bailout in coming days

Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic to seek bailout in coming days

The airline is to ask the government for cash to keep going after coronavirus leads to travel slump.

1 day ago

Coronavirus: 2,000 jobs at risk as Carluccio’s faces collapse

The food chain is in talks with administrators after previously warning of coronavirus impact.

1 day ago

John Menzies axes 17,500 jobs amid travel slump

The aviation services firm says it is cutting costs to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on its business.

1 day ago
Food wholesalers offer online orders to sell stockFood wholesalers offer online orders to sell stock

Food wholesalers offer online orders to sell stock

After trade from business stops, food and drink wholesalers are launching online home deliveries.

1 day ago
Coronavirus: People urged not to move houseCoronavirus: People urged not to move house

Coronavirus: People urged not to move house

Buyers and renters should delay moving while emergency measures are in place, the government says.

1 day ago
Rent-to-own firm Brighthouse calls administratorsRent-to-own firm Brighthouse calls administrators

Rent-to-own firm Brighthouse calls administrators

Some 2,400 staff face the loss of their jobs as the company is expected to fall into administration.

2 hours ago

Drop in consumer confidence sends US stocks lower again

A closely watched survey finds US consumer confidence at the lowest level in three years.

1 day ago
Coronavirus: Key workers allowed to carry over holidayCoronavirus: Key workers allowed to carry over holiday

Coronavirus: Key workers allowed to carry over holiday

"Use it or lose it" annual leave rules scrapped for essential workers needed to combat coronavirus.

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