Business

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UK economy likely to suffer worst Covid-19 damage, says OECD
Forecast slump in GDP of 11.5% will exceed falls by France, Italy, Spain and Germany

Phillip Inman

10, Jun, 2020 @8:01 AM

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Mike Pompeo criticises HSBC for 'corporate kowtow' to China
US secretary of state chides UK bank for backing Beijing move to end Hong Kong’s autonomy

Joanna Partridge

10, Jun, 2020 @7:34 AM

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Virgin Australia administrators warn of failure without urgent taxpayer support
Airline faces cash crisis with funds due to dry up within weeks, but any sale needs to be approved by creditors as late as August

Ben Butler

10, Jun, 2020 @6:09 AM

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'It's not capitalism': why are global financial markets zooming up?
The stock rally suggests the markets – driven by Wall Street – think the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is over, but the lift could be inflating another bubble

Martin Farrer

10, Jun, 2020 @5:46 AM

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Selfridges seeks to offer ‘joyful experience’ as stores reopen
Upmarket retailer to provide personal after-hours shopping trips and DJs for queueing customers

Sarah Butler

10, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Airline job losses could be on scale of 1980s mining industry, report warns
Report says 70,000 jobs immediately at risk in next three months due to coronavirus pandemic

Richard Partington and Joanna Partridge

09, Jun, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Vodafone UK faces complaints over call connection problem
Company has apologised to mobile customers after a large-scale service outage

Kalyeena Makortoff and Mark Sweney

09, Jun, 2020 @6:25 PM

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The speedy stock market rally has been extreme, but may not last
Recovery has brought some spectacular short-term gains but coronavirus crisis is not over yet

Nils Pratley

09, Jun, 2020 @6:00 PM

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UK warehouse group Segro outlines £1bn plan to tap online shopping boom
FTSE 100-listed firm seeks funds to buy new warehouse and distribution infrastructure across Europe and UK

Rupert Neate

09, Jun, 2020 @5:56 PM

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Great Britain heads for record coal-free period during lockdown
England, Scotland and Wales on brink of two-month milestone, says National Grid

Rupert Neate

09, Jun, 2020 @4:47 PM

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Amanda Staveley exaggerated role in Barclays rescue, court hears
Businesswoman suing bank for £1.5bn she says she is owed for securing 2008 investment

Simon Goodley

09, Jun, 2020 @4:29 PM

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Debenhams to close three more stores
Move follows failure to agree rent cuts with landlord Intu, bringing total permanent closures to 20

Zoe Wood

09, Jun, 2020 @4:07 PM

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