Business

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UK ‘faces labour shortage’ as Covid and Brexit fuel exodus of overseas workers
Experts say recovery at risk amid sharp fall in EU workers and dwindling interest in UK jobs from abroad

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, May, 2021 @11:01 PM

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New measures to support refinery industry could cost Australian taxpayers $2bn over a decade
Morrison government says production payment would help shore up nation’s fuel security and protect 1,250 jobs

Paul Karp

16, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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UK railways brace for shake-up and cuts as long-overdue review arrives
Biggest change since 90s privatisation looks to halt franchise failures, reform fares and, for the Treasury, slash costs

Gwyn Topham

16, May, 2021 @3:40 PM

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‘We have different input’: Capita’s first employee directors make their mark
Trailblazing pair have played important role on outsourcer’s board in year of dramatic change

Zoe Wood

16, May, 2021 @12:35 PM

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Hidden cost of umbrella companies in UK ‘may top £4.5bn a year’
Unions and tax experts call for greater regulation as those affected thought to exceed 600,000 workers

Jasper Jolly

16, May, 2021 @11:46 AM

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With workers in short supply right now it may pay to sweeten the deal
The effects of the pandemic are still with us, writes Gene Marks, creating a problem of supply and demand. It makes sense to pay workers more

Gene Marks

16, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Why the landmark Bretton Woods deal is as relevant today as in 1944 | Larry Elliott
Countries came together early and decisively to fix a broken global system. The same ambition is needed today

Larry Elliott

16, May, 2021 @10:42 AM

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We’re all the poorer for shareholders’ loss of nerve on executive pay
AstraZeneca’s vaccine effort is remarkable, but investors should not have let it divert them from the job of moderating bonuses

16, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Relegation’s too good for Boris Johnson and his team of Brexit fantasists | William Keegan
England’s football clubs may be of Champions League quality, but the current political debacle reveals our politicians are not

William Keegan

16, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Eco investors turn up the heat on Shell over climate target
Voting at the oil giant’s annual meeting this week could see Follow This activists making trouble over emissions

Jillian Ambrose

15, May, 2021 @11:05 PM

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The Morrison government is big on spending, but small on vision | Greg Jericho
The Coalition has changed its tune on debt and deficit, but the budget shows no ambition beyond pretending everything worked fine before Covid

Greg Jericho

15, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘People are sceptical’: why mining giant BHP wants to get to net zero and how it plans to do it
Fiona Wild, the executive overseeing the company’s ambitious climate plan, outlines three things that must happen to slash emissions

Ben Butler

15, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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