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Teens with mental disabilities locked out of savings

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 00:12
Tens of thousands of children with mental disabilities are unable to access their savings when they turn 18.

Revenge porn 'new normal' after cases surge in lockdown

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 00:07
Cases of revenge porn have risen by a fifth this year, with lockdown to blame, say campaigners.

Business rent holiday extension 'will hit pension schemes'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 22:44
The extension of measures to protect firms will hit pensions, savings, and lenders, say landlords.

Fed vows prolonged economic support for US

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 22:14
The head of the US central bank says interest rates could be near zero for at least three years.

PlayStation 5 matches the price of the Xbox Series X

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 22:10
Sony opts not to undercut its rival this time round but instead will rely on exclusives to woo gamers.

Cladding red tape 'stops people selling homes'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 15:57
Many lenders want proof the cladding is safe but leaseholders say the paperwork is hard to get hold of.

Boeing's 'culture of concealment' to blame for 737 crashes

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 14:19
The firm hid details from the regulator and pilots which led to two fatal crashes, a report finds.

Coronavirus: Hit to global economy 'will be less than expected' in 2020

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:38
The OECD now forecasts a decline of 4.5% in 2020, but says the damage will still be "unprecedented".

BA boss: Firing and rehiring staff off the table

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 11:39
British Airways boss Alex Cruz says cabin crew should not have to move onto inferior contracts.

Iceland challenges supermarket rivals to publish 'plastic footprint'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:28
The frozen-food chain publishes its own packaging record to encourage progress on sustainability.

Coronavirus: Tui to clear refund backlog by end of September

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:13
Thousands of people complained to the competition watchdog after waiting for coronavirus-related refunds.

Singapore becomes hub for Chinese tech amid US tensions

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 08:47
Technology firms Tencent and Alibaba are among those expanding operations amid US-China tensions.

Eating out scheme pushes down August inflation

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 08:11
The UK inflation rate fell sharply to 0.2% as Eat Out to Help Out scheme pushed down restaurant prices.

Child power pushes Lego to ditch plastic bags

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 03:50
Lego and supermarket chain Iceland become the latest companies to make sustainability pledges.

Brexit freight system 'will be ready on time'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 03:22
The government says a beta version will be ready when the new arrangements begin on 1 January.

CEO Secrets: 'We gave staff shares, not salaries'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 00:12
The start-up that paid its staff in shares instead of salaries.

Teen entrepreneurs’ top business tips

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 00:08
Two young businessmen who started their ventures when they were at school share their advice on how to sustain your business during the pandemic.

Thomas Cook: 'I wish the business well'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 00:03
As Thomas Cook relaunches online a year after its collapse, we ask former staff their reaction.

Coronavirus: How we faced redundancy in lockdown

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 00:01
Young people are losing more jobs than any other age group - Newsbeat has been speaking to some of them.

'Redundancy floodgates will open' says Unite union

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 00:01
Unite warns of a 'miserable Christmas' for workers without an extension of government jobs support.