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Union calls for heat limit law in workplaces

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 21:29
The GMB says workers need protection as a red warning for extreme heat in parts of England is due to begin.
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M&S scraps 'best before' dates on fruit and veg to cut food waste

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 16:50
The High Street giant becomes the latest food retailer to take action to stop food being binned at home.
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Farnborough Airshow: Aerospace deals set to fly

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 00:07
Airbus and Boeing go head to head for deals as sustainability takes centre stage, while defence firms focus on the Ukraine effect.
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Why is everyone going on strike?

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 22:22
Thousands of workers have gone on strike or threatened to this summer, risking widespread disruption.
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Heathrow delays: Emirates agrees to cap summer flights

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 20:48
The airline will limit summer flight ticket sales after criticising the airport for travel delays.
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BT strike: Thousands of workers to take action for two days

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 17:43
The union behind the strike says it could cause significant issues for those working at home.
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Rail passengers told to avoid travel in heatwave

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 15:35
Network Rail says people should only travel if necessary, and services could be delayed or cancelled
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Sports Direct owner Frasers Group scraps home working

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 12:10
Mike Ashley's Frasers Group says some staff are not treating Friday "as a working day".
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UK tech talent shortage threatens to stifle growth in the industry

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 05:27
Despite well-paid jobs, there is not enough talent to fill vacancies, an industry body says.
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Coronavirus: China economy contracts amid zero-Covid policy

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 04:36
Shanghai and other Chinese cities were put into full or partial lockdowns during the last three months.
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How to find food banks and community shops this summer

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 00:12
Charities are using Google Maps and other social media to alert people to food clubs and community shops.
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Amazon to create 4,000 new UK jobs

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 00:09
The online retailer is taking on thousands more staff as it continues to expand in the UK.
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Cost of living: 'I owe my mum £6,000 but I can't stop spending'

Fri, 07/15/2022 - 00:08
One in four are financially stretched but reluctant to curb spending, according to research seen exclusively by the BBC.
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Rail workers to strike for another two days in August

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 22:43
Workers at Network Rail and 14 train operators will now strike on 18 and 20 August, as well as 27 July.
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Central bank boss warns Sri Lanka faces shutdown

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 17:44
Nandalal Weerasinghe says everyone will suffer if no stable government is formed soon.
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Energy rationing cannot be ruled out, warns Shell

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 17:41
A "really tough winter in Europe" is ahead given doubts over Russian gas supplies, says the firm's boss.
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Train drivers to go on strike on 30 July

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 14:08
Union Aslef says eight rail companies will go on strike after talks over pay broke down.
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Emirates refuses Heathrow's demand to cut flights

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 12:30
The airline accuses the airport of "incompetence" and of having a "blatant disregard" for customers.
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Bill Gates vows to drop off world's rich list

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 10:56
The Microsoft co-founder says he will move a further $20bn into his philanthropic foundation.
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Cost of living: North-South divide widens as prices rise, says report

Thu, 07/14/2022 - 10:42
Inflation is 30% higher in Burnley than it is in London and Cambridge, the Centre For Cities finds.
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