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Could churches double up as bank branches in cash-stricken areas?

3 hours 1 min ago
The idea is one of a number being trialled to help improve access to cash in remote areas.
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'It’s OK to make losses early on'

4 hours 2 min ago
The co-founder of Beans Coffee Club says it’s OK to make losses when you start your business, but make sure it’s money you can afford to lose.
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Bank of England boss calls for furlough 'rethink'

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:42
Governor Andrew Bailey suggests that some sectors may benefit from further targeted help.
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Kingfisher to hand back £23m of UK furlough cash

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:51
The B&Q owner's profits soar after home improvements boom during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Work-at-home change will 'derail fragile recovery'

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:11
Business groups warn that the government's new stance could have a "devastating impact".
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Coronavirus: Work from home 'if you can', Michael Gove says

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:00
Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove says the message for England is changing as infections surge.
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Early closing 'absolutely devastating' for some pubs and restaurants

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:37
The 10pm curfew will make some venues unprofitable and cost jobs, the industry warns.
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'Lack of investment' behind delayed court cases

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 09:41
Court cases face serious delays in the UK and lawyers say more investment in technology would help.
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FinCEN: Why gold in your phone could be funding drug gangs

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 09:33
Gold from a refiner used by criminals to launder drug money has entered supply chains for smartphones and cars.
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Loyal customers 'must not pay more for insurance'

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:14
The City regulator plans a "radical" shake-up in home or motor insurance, to tackle the loyalty penalty.
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Whitbread to cut 6,000 jobs as hotel demand slumps

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:00
The owner of Premier Inns has warned that almost 20% of its workers could be laid off.
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Asian stock markets continue the global fallout

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 04:26
Australian shares were among the hardest hit in the region falling to a three-month low.
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Covid: Pubs and restaurants in England to have 10pm closing times

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 01:28
Hospitality venues will also be restricted to table service as part of new measures to tackle coronavirus.
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Wigs: A new fashion trend for black men?

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 00:11
A start-up in London called New Fade is on a mission to make wigs cool, with a focus on young, black men.
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Coronavirus economy: The 'banker ladies' saving friends from debt

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 22:24
Amid a pandemic and economic crisis, minority communities turn to traditional saving methods to help.
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GE: Industrial giant will stop building coal-fired power plants

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 20:47
In a dramatic reversal, one of the world's biggest makers of coal-fired plants will exit the market.
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Airbus looks to the future with hydrogen planes

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 19:39
The aerospace giant said its hydrogen-fuelled passenger planes could be in service by 2035.
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TikTok deal under new threat as Trump insists on total US control

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:46
The US president says he will not approve the deal if Chinese company Bytedance remains involved.
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Microsoft buys Fallout creator Bethesda for $7.5bn

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 15:32
Xbox's owner confirms it has bought the game developer ahead of the launch of the new Xbox console.
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Premium Bonds issuer slashes odds of winning

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:20
NS&I has cut the interest rates it pays, reducing the chances for savers in its £1m draw.
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