• 'Third of UK harvest may go to waste' due to...
    on 27/03/2020 at 7:56 pm

    A third of this summer's food harvest could go to waste on British farms because of a chronic shortage of migrant labour caused by the coronavirus outbreak, charities and farmers are warning. […]

  • 2,000 jobs at risk as Carluccio's nears collapse
    on 27/03/2020 at 3:55 pm

    Carluccio's, the casual dining chain which has been a fixture on affluent British high streets for 20 years, is on the brink of calling in administrators after being forced to close its restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic. […]

  • Three-day rally of markets is over as FTSE 100...
    on 27/03/2020 at 1:58 pm

    Stock markets have endured a renewed rout in values as investors fret over the extent of coronavirus damage expected to be inflicted on the global economy. […]

  • BrightHouse collapse to place 2,400 jobs at risk
    on 27/03/2020 at 12:51 pm

    Britain's biggest rent-to-own retailer will next week become the latest corporate casualty of the coronavirus outbreak when it collapses into administration, putting 2,400 jobs at risk. […]

  • Gatwick to close north terminal next week
    on 27/03/2020 at 10:40 am

    London's second-busiest airport is to close one of its two terminals after a slump in flights triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

  • Why EU governments are bickering over coronavirus...
    on 27/03/2020 at 10:40 am

    David Sassoli looked a little weary, and a little irritated when he sat down. […]

  • Ex-Interserve boss to oversee key worker virus...
    on 27/03/2020 at 10:31 am

    The former boss of Interserve, the outsourcing giant, has been drafted in by ministers to help test thousands of key workers for COVID-19. […]

  • Tesco steps up measures to avert virus stockpiling
    on 27/03/2020 at 9:45 am

    Tesco is limiting new online shopping orders to 80 items following a surge in order sizes as households fill their fridges, freezers and cupboards amid the coronavirus lockdown. […]

  • Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley 'deeply...
    on 27/03/2020 at 7:26 am

    Retail tycoon Mike Ashley says he is "deeply apologetic" following a series of mistakes in his company's handling of the coronavirus outbreak. […]

  • 'Agonising wait': Self-employed urge chancellor...
    on 27/03/2020 at 12:33 am

    The chancellor is being urged to speed up his £9bn coronavirus bailout for the self-employed, amid fears that waiting until June for handouts could cause serious hardship. […]