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US backs off Canadian aluminium tariffs

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 19:06
The reversal comes the same day that Canada was expected to unveil its plans for retaliation.

US China tariffs 'inconsistent' with trade rules says WTO

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 17:39
The US did not justify its decision to raise border taxes on Chinese goods, the World Trade Organization says.

Rishi Sunak: New ways to support jobs 'my priority'

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 17:10
Chancellor Rishi Sunak says he is looking for "creative" solutions as unemployment hits a two-year high.

New Look wins backing for turnover-linked rents

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:49
The deal secures 11,000 jobs, but the British Property Federation has criticised the retailer.

Coronavirus: I got a job after 280 rejections

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:58
After being made redundant in lockdown, Hannah tells Radio 1 Newsbeat about her job hunting journey

Small firms thrown lifeline in insurance test case ruling

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:52
The High Court has ruled some insurers should have paid out for losses caused by lockdown.

Wylfa: Hitachi 'withdraws' from nuclear project

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:43
The Japanese firm is pulling out of the stalled £15-£20bn power plant scheme, Anglesey council says.

Women lose state pension age appeal against government

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:16
Two women affected by changes to the state pension age lose their appeal against the government.

'I've applied for 100 jobs and not got an interview'

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:05
People looking for work during the coronavirus pandemic tell BBC Scotland about their experiences.

Young people hit as unemployment rate rises

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 08:15
The unemployment rate increases to 4.1% from 3.9%, its highest level for two years.

Ocado sales surge amid shift to online shopping

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 08:02
Sales at the online grocer, which partners with M&S, jumped 50% in the third quarter of the year.

Asia sees first regional recession in 60 years

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 06:39
The region's economy will shrink 0.7% in 2020 but rebound next year, says the Asian Development Bank.

Taxpayers' bad loan bill shrinks to 'only' £20bn

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 06:03
Taxpayers will have guaranteed nearly £70bn in loans to UK firms by March 2021, according to TheCityUK.

TikTok: YouTube launches rival to be tested in India

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 03:13
India was TikTok's largest overseas market before the social media app was banned there in June.

When changing a light bulb is a really big deal

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:02
Lighthouses have been upgrading to more efficient LED lights, but for some that is a step too far.

Social mobility: ‘When we set up a tech firm in Sheffield people laughed’

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:02
The Social Mobility Commission is demanding that more is done to boost children's chances.

Coronavirus: Could UK adopt German pay top-up scheme?

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:02
Instead of inventing a job support scheme for the pandemic, Germany already had one oven-ready.

Coronavirus: The family hit hard by unemployment

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:01
All the adults in the Coombes family from Liverpool have lost jobs due to coronavirus.

Coronavirus: The women who started businesses in lockdown

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:01
Young entrepreneurs explain how they changed tack during the pandemic and started their own firms.

Unison: Care workers who made £4 an hour awarded in £100,000 court case

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 00:01
After a court case awarded home carers more than £100,000, a union has called for intervention.