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The Prodrive Motorsport company it switching its factory to ventilators

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 14:05
The Prodrive Motorsport company it switching its factory to ventilators

Coronavirus: Firms fear missing out on support measures

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 13:57
Businesses warn the new emergency loans will leave a lot of firms out in the cold.

Commuters to get refund on rail season tickets

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 08:04
The government is refunding the cost of season tickets for workers staying at home over virus fears.

Global economy will suffer for 'years to come' says OECD

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 04:43
OECD boss Angel Gurría says the economic shock is already bigger than the financial crisis

Stocks fall as nations take coronavirus action

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 02:48
Shares in Asia slide on Monday as more drastic action is taken by governments to stop virus spreading.

'I bought a winery and it caused a US-French row'

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 00:13
When US entrepreneur Michael Baum bought a famous French vineyard it caused a trans-Atlantic spat.

Coronavirus: McDonald's to close all UK restaurants

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 22:40
The fast food chain says it wants to protect the wellbeing of its staff and customers.

Leon: Fast food chain turns its restaurants into shops

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 13:46
The forced closure of restaurants means people will be buying more food from supermarkets.

Primark UK stores 'expected to close doors'

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 13:24
The retailer's parent company has already temporarily shut Primark shops elsewhere due to Covid-19.

Coronavirus outbreak: 'People would rather give their mum some loo roll'

Sun, 03/22/2020 - 11:03
Retailers who normally expect a sales boost around Mother's Day are feeling the impact of Covid-19.

Coronavirus: 'Relief' for businesses after government vows to pay wages

Sat, 03/21/2020 - 03:51
Business leaders welcome the government's vow to subsidise wages, as pubs and restaurants are ordered to close.

Coronavirus: Government to pay up to 80% of workers' wages

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 19:54
The chancellor says employees who cannot work will receive 80% of their salary, up to £2,500 a month.

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak: UK govt to 'help to pay people's wages'

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 18:15
The chancellor said the measures were being put in place "for the first time in our history".

New York orders all non-essential businesses to shut doors

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 16:59
The state's governor calls it the "most drastic action we can take".

Butlin's could lay off 10,000 jobs without aid

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 14:10
The holiday park owner's announcement comes as Asda, Lidl and Aldi say they will take on thousands of staff.

Coronavirus: Jaguar Land Rover to suspend production

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 12:22
The firm said it was responding to "rapidly-changing circumstances" amid the spread of coronavirus.

Wetherspoon's boss says shutdown would be 'over the top'

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 09:55
Tim Martin says a "sensible balance" on coronavirus is for pubs to open but with social distancing measures.

NASA delays work on Moon rocket during virus pandemic

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 03:17
Fears raised the next Moon mission will be delayed as the US space agency shuts down two facilities.

Japan cherry blossom season wilted by the coronavirus pandemic

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 01:20
The traditional cherry blossom viewing, or hanami, season is hugely economically and culturally important.

Coronavirus: Chancellor prepares wage package rescue plan

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 00:58
Rishi Sunak is expected to launch a fresh package of measures to try to protect millions of UK jobs.