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Access to work: Funding increase for disabled workers

4 hours 25 min ago
The cap on funding will increase by £15,000 as the government aims to help more disabled people into work.
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Should social media stars face tougher advertising rules?

4 hours 29 min ago
The regulator says social media stars are still not clearly labelling advertising in posts.
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Heaven can't wait: Church of England offers faster way to pay

5 hours 9 min ago
Over 16,000 churches will be able to use cashless systems to help members make payments and donations.
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Rent-to-own firm pays redress to 37,000 customers

5 hours 39 min ago
Thousands of customers were given loans they could not afford, the City regulator says
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Inflation eases to 2.7% on falling petrol prices

6 hours 40 min ago
Consumer price inflation falls from 3% as fuel prices fall and food costs rise more slowly.
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US retail giants ask Trump to reconsider China tariffs

8 hours 52 min ago
The potential tariffs could affect a list of as many as 100 products including shoes and footwear.
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Working dads lose out in workplace, say MPs

10 hours 45 min ago
Many fathers want to share childcare but fear asking for flexible work, says report.
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Weinstein Company files for bankruptcy

12 hours 45 min ago
It comes just months after sexual assault allegations against company co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
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'Irresponsible' company bosses face government crackdown

16 hours 4 min ago
Plans include clawing back money for workers and suppliers by reversing asset sales by struggling firms.
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Tapping or talking

17 hours 11 min ago
The spoken web is becoming more established in the home. But will it catch on elsewhere?
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Catching cyber-crooks

17 hours 16 min ago
If you want a job that rides the wave of the future, get hired by a firm that combats cyber-threats, says the BBC's Mark Ward.
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Michael Sheen takes aim at high cost of rent-to-own

17 hours 24 min ago
Michael Sheen wants "fairer alternatives" to mainstream rent-to-buy firms and payday lenders.
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A third of Easter egg weight can be packaging, Which? says

17 hours 27 min ago
Chocolate makers still use a lot of packaging, Which? says, but much of it can be recycled.
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Cambridge Analytica: Warrant sought to inspect company

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:00
The firm is accused of misusing the personal data of 50 million Facebook members, which it denies.
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John Lewis boss: There's still a role for shops

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 19:21
As John Lewis opens its 50th store, boss Paula Nickolds says how customers use shops is changing.
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'I lost £250,000 on betting machines'

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:10
Terry White lost up to £15,000 per day on fixed odd betting terminals in shops on the high street.
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Uber halts self-driving car tests after death

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:06
A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a self-driving Uber car in Arizona.
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Channel 4 has gender pay gap of 24.2%

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:03
The figure is higher than the national average, despite the broadcaster's staff being 60% female.
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Facebook shares slide amid privacy backlash

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:02
Politicians call on the social network to testify over its protection of user data.
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'The High Street dying story is overstated'

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:40
The high street is not dying, says Paula Nickolds, managing director of John Lewis.
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