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Waste food: What do you do with 86 tonnes of celeriac?

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 00:04
With hospitality closed during lockdown, charities and apps are stepping in to help cut food waste.

Jobless rate around UK airports above average, say MPs

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 00:01
A report by MPs found the number of people claiming jobless benefits was much higher near the top 20 UK airports.

Budget 2021: 'Now is not the time for tax rises', say MPs

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 00:01
The Treasury Committee says "now is not the time" for rises, but they may be needed in the future.

Apprenticeships levy 'has failed on every measure', says HR body

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 00:01
The professional body for HR said apprenticeship starts have fallen and far fewer have gone to young people.

Budget 2021: Northern Tory MPs call for business rates cut to 'save High Streets'

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 22:30
Writing ahead of the Budget, the MPs say the tax should be cut now and reformed in the long term.

Budget 2021: Extra £1.6bn for UK's Covid vaccination rollout

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 22:30
The chancellor is to provide more funding for the programme, which has now given 20m first doses.

Budget: Rishi Sunak promises help as Covid restrictions ease

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 13:18
But the chancellor says he wants "to be honest" with the public about the shock suffered by the economy.

Budget 2021: £5bn fund to help High Street recover from Covid

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 04:14
Grants for 700,000 firms come as Rishi Sunak warns public finances face a challenge ahead of the Budget.

The influencer effect: 'Love Island star transformed my business'

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 01:38
Influencers can have a bad reputation but for some people they have proved to be a business lifeline.

Budget 2021: The challenge facing Rishi Sunak

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 01:22
The BBC looks at the state of the UK economy ahead of the spring Budget.

Cryptocurrencies: Why Nigeria is a global leader in Bitcoin trade

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 00:12
A devaluing currency and hard economic conditions make cryptocurrencies attractive despite the risks.

Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 00:10
The Serum Institute of India isn't a household name, but it's the world's largest vaccine maker.

Six million accidental savers 'created by Covid crisis'

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 00:04
Lower commuting costs, cancelled holidays and fewer meals out boost some bank accounts, a report says.

Budget 2021: Mortgage guarantee to help buyers with 5% deposit

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 04:27
Boris Johnson says "generation rent" can become "generation buy" through new government-backed loans.

Bitcoin energy use 'bigger than most countries'

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 00:22
Could the cryptocurrency's huge electricity consumption also sink it?

Ros Atkins on... Is Facebook too powerful?

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 00:01
Ros Atkins looks at the consequences of Facebook's power on events in Myanmar, Washington DC and Australia.

Loan shark fears as fewer investigations begin during Covid crisis

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 23:43
Illegal money lenders have been shaming non-payers on social media during the pandemic.

Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to inject £126m to boost traineeship scheme

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 22:43
Rishi Sunak to also launch a 'flexi-job' scheme so people can work for several firms at once.

Covid: 'Our 10 days of hotel quarantine are finally over'

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 15:25
South African Wiehann Meyer, who recently travelled to London, kept a video diary of his experience in hotel quarantine.

Amanda Staveley loses High Court fight with Barclays over damages

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 13:24
A businesswoman who sued Barclays for hundreds of millions loses her case, but says she might appeal.

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