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UK government urged to avoid fourth Covid lockdown after 67,000 retail jobs lost
British Retail Consortium warns more face unemployment if shops stay closed beyond 12 April

Sarah Butler

23, Mar, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Cineworld to reopen UK cinemas in May and US Regal theatres at Easter
World’s second-largest cinema operator plans to open UK chain from 17 May in line with Covid-19 restrictions

Julia Kollewe

23, Mar, 2021 @2:42 PM

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Citigroup CEO ordains Zoom-free Fridays to ease 'relentless' pandemic workday
Jane Fraser says blurring of lines between home and work taking toll on wellbeing

Rupert Neate

23, Mar, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Boris Johnson’s 'levelling up' plans unlikely to succeed, says watchdog
Industrial Strategy Council says plan relies too heavily on infrastructure spending and one-off funding

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

23, Mar, 2021 @2:36 PM

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PensionBee to float on London Stock Exchange
Online pension provider becomes latest firm to announce London IPO with market value put at £350m

Julia Kollewe

23, Mar, 2021 @1:07 PM

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UK furlough scheme cushions Covid blow, but job losses loom
Analysis: Rishi Sunak’s measures have held unemployment down, but cliff edges create instability

Phillip Inman

23, Mar, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Rio Tinto pledges to protect cultural heritage after Juukan Gorge disaster
Chief executive Jakob Stausholm says he will make heritage protection be ‘felt in the hearts and minds’ of his employees

Calla Wahlquist

23, Mar, 2021 @7:02 AM

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UK shift to local shopping could last beyond pandemic – poll
Survey suggests small stores likely to benefit from permanent changes in the way Britons shop for food and drink

Sarah Butler

23, Mar, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Green groups dispute power station claim that biomass is carbon-neutral
Drax in Yorkshire burns wood pellets to generate electricity, but forests cannot be replaced quickly enough, say campaigners

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

23, Mar, 2021 @12:00 AM

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London Stock Exchange boss's pay nearly tripled after Refinitiv takeover
David Schwimmer got a base salary of £800,000, a £1.4m bonus and £4.3m in long-term bonus shares

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @8:53 PM

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Tory MPs reject inquiry into David Cameron's lobbying for Greensill
Former PM will not face scrutiny by Treasury committee following reports he used private channels to lobby on firm’s behalf

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

22, Mar, 2021 @8:33 PM

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Greensill Capital saga raises serious issues about politicians, officialdom and business
From the role of David Cameron to the actions of the Treasury and regulator, the need for an investigation is pressing

Nils Pratley

22, Mar, 2021 @6:58 PM

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