Passengers are promised shorter walking times at the airport
Flexible furlough brought forward in bid to get country back to work, with employers to contribute 10 per cent of wages from September
Interest-free overdrafts of £500 have been offered to more than 27 million customer accounts, banking trade body says
French car maker to slash production capacity as coronavirus pandemic hits demand
29 May 2020 marks 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was made law
Riders allege NHS contractor The Doctors Laboratory proposed to make certain employees redundant because they campaigned for better working conditions
Japanese car manufacturer slashes jobs after revealing £5bn annual loss
The move mirrors the decision of Tui's biggest rival, Jet2 Holidays
Health minister was speaking as easyJet announced 4,500 job losses
ATM transactions plunge 40 per cent as people shop online and ditch cash payments in-store
'We want to protect as many jobs as we can for the long term,' said the airline's CEO, Johan Lundgren
Exclusive: Yorkshire's last air connection with London has been cut
Almost one-third of workforce now paid by the state, as Rishi Sunak prepares to announce changes
PT Entertainment Services failed to carry out any "responsible gambling" interactions with the customer, despite being aware that several of his debit card transactions had been declined
Alcohol sales jumped 50 per cent while ice cream was up 40 per cent as restaurants close and shoppers stock up
The pattern of women doing fewer hours of work and more childcare during the lockdown is ominous given that women who take time off to have a child tend to have lower hourly wages when they retur...
Face masks, hand sanitiser and a lot more queueing: retailers across the UK are set to open up to a different world, and shoppers may find it a difficult experience to get to grips with
Renewed optimism as lockdowns ease and Europe's second-largest airline group gets rescue deal
Outdoor markets and car showrooms to open from 1 June and all other retail from 15 June, says PM
Chemicals and pharmaceuticals company Bayer has reached verbal agreements to resolve a substantial portion of an estimated 125,000 US cancer lawsuits over use of its Roundup weedkiller, according...
Treasury may consider direct financial support for companies as 'last resort'
'We urge the United States to correct its mistakes, withdraw the relevant decisions, and stop interfering in China's internal affairs,' says foreign ministry spokesperson
Americans claim Chinese firm's involvement could 'undermine our relationship'
Richard Branson aims to launch satellites for a fraction of current costs
'No business is built for zero revenue,' says firm's former chief executive. 'There's only so long that companies' reserves will carry them'
Some 64,000 holidays cancelled as more than 2,500 lose jobs
Retailer says social distancing wardens will patrol stores to ensure measures are working
Borrowers can suspend payments on home loans until end of October under new plans introduced by the financial watchdog
Chain will operate with 'slightly reduced menu' and hand sanitiser dispensers placed around venues
Borrowing hits all-time high in April, as economists sound warning over record retail sales slump
Only one in four of 2,200 adults surveyed by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management said they had a separate home office
Home secretary will order mandatory self-isolation of inbound travellers
Transaction numbers down more than half on same month last year, HMRC figures show
A tax on savings? A rebate on mortgages? What would negative rates mean for the finances of ordinary people if it actually happened?
'Any company which avoids its responsibility to contribute to society should not be getting handouts when things go wrong,' says Scottish Green party co-leader Patrick Harvie
We know that biodiversity is a vital factor in safeguarding against diseases like coronavirus that pass from animals to humans – that's why it's so important that companies have taken a stand a...
'We must be sure that a health epidemic does not become an unemployment epidemic,' said John Holland-Kaye
CEO also explained how company handles coronavirus misinformation – including false claims of cures spread by presidents
'These are small and carefully planned steps that we are taking to resume operations,' said the easyJet CEO, Johan Lundgren
Including capital gains alongside income shows a clearer picture of rising inequality, with the total share of remuneration of the top 1 per cent increasing from 14 per cent of the total to 17 pe...
Pubs and bars hail rules that will protect them from landlords demanding rent when they are closed down and have no income
As the UK's Debt Management Office auctions debt with a negative yield for the first time in history, why would investors pay the government for the privilege of lending it money? And what does i...
Lower cost of household energy and fuel raises worries about deflation
'This is an opportunistic land-grab by some of these airlines exploiting this situation,' said Balpa general secretary Brian Strutton
The country hopes to open up to tourists in June
Aerospace giant targeting annual cost savings of £1.3bn
Treasury lifts cap on state-backed borrowing to larger firms, but with strings attached
The chancellor's remarks echo an increasing mood among economic forecasters that early hopes of a rapid recovery are now looking unlikely to be realised
How much would unemployment need to rise before impact of coronavirus compares to other economic crises of last century?
Cyberattack leads to nine million passengers having their data 'accessed'
Job retention scheme has protected millions from becoming unemployed, figures suggest
Much, much worse is to come without coordinated efforts to help identify those at risk, retrain them where necessary and get them into new jobs
Claims for unemployment benefits rise to highest level since 1996 in first month of lockdown
Casual Dining Group confirms intention to appoint administrators after being battered by coronavirus lockdown
Traditional cheesemakers face going out of business while restaurants and export markets remain closed, industry warns
Latest sign of trouble for sector that employs some 3 million people in the UK
Carrier predicts: 'Significant price discounting, and below-cost selling, from flag carriers with huge state-aid war chests'
Antitrust lawsuit could be filed as early as summer
The head of the United Nations Development Programme the winner of the economics Nobel prize in 2019 for her pioneering work on policy approaches to alleviating poverty, were speaking on the late...
The government is reportedly considering proposals to scrap the policy that sees pensioners' incomes rise each year
Analysis: The impact of measures to halt the spread of coronavirus across the European continent has so far been uneven. Ben Chu considers whether there are lessons that can be drawn
Containing spread of virus key to limiting economic damage, says Asian Development Bank
Controversial chief executive had been running Britain's postal service from his family home in Switzerland during lockdown
Surveyors call for temporary scrapping of the tax on property transactions with prices expected to fall
Willie Walsh, chief executive of BA's parent company, IAG, confirmed 12,000 job cuts will go ahead
The OBR's new estimate of £299bn of borrowing would be equivalent to a post-war record of 15.2 per cent of GDP
'Once the scale and complexity of the social and economic impact of Covid-19 is fully understood, overall cost to insurance industry likely to be far in excess of those historical events'
'Thousands' could be in danger, a group of 44 MPs alleges
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HMRC confirms it has received 795 reports of potential abuse of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
March alone sees record 5.8 per cent contraction as government warns 'there will be more to come'
Holiday giant has announced up to 8,000 job cuts as it seeks to reduce costs by one-third
As chancellor announces employers will have to start contributing to furloughed workers' pay, employees are left with uncertainty about future
Esther Duflo, who was awarded the Nobel prize in economics in 2019, said governments of countries in the global "south" would need to mobilise huge cash support for suffering households to avert ...
Analysis: It seems a reasonable stab by the chancellor at striking a balance between protection and reforming incentives but we won't know for sure whether it's the right balance until the reform...
Official statistics show those in public-facing jobs are multiple times more likely to die from coronavirus, yet many say they feel forgotten
Prime minister Giuseppe Conte is under pressure to ease county's strict lockdown measures
Firms will need major help if they are to get back on their feet after the Covid-19 crisis is over, TheCityUK says
'It appears the government is not going to apply quarantine for people who coming to the UK on other means of transport. I don't understand that'
The billionaire investor and philanthropist explains in an wide-ranging new interview how the Covid-19 pandemic puts everything about capitalism up for grabs, how Donald Trump is destroying himse...
Foreign secretary sows further confusion after government's 'vague' return-to-work guidance heavily criticised by unions and business groups
The Prime Minister's statement created a dim glow for businesses, says Ben Chu. But there's still nowhere near enough clarity for the vast majority of firms to plan ahead
'Ministers are telling people they cannot travel for the foreseeable future. Airlines will ground their operations,' said Tim Alderslade, chief executive of Airlines UK
Exclusive: 'As well as staggered working hours we need to stagger holidays,' says AA president Edmund King
Four pilots and a company executive charged with 'migrant smuggling', a crime carrying a maximum sentence of eight years in jail
Thousands of customers had received emails saying further spending on their cards had been blocked, following a review of people's accounts
The government's current travel advice prevents mainstream tour operators running trips and invalidates the holidaymaker's insurance
If British industry giants are to meet Boris Johnson's demand for 30,000 ventilators, they could learn valuable lessons from the inventive manufacturers of the 1940s, write Jacob Thomas-Llewellyn...
'We will adapt our operating procedures to ensure our customers and our people are properly protected in this new environment,' said Willie Walsh, IAG chief executive
Agreement to unlock £10bn investment in UK over five years once completed, says Virgin Media owner
Bank's illustrative scenario suggests deep recession, with economy contracting 14 per cent for 2020 as a whole
Coronavirus could be the final nail in the coffin of the unsustainable fast fashion industry. But with some retailers failing to share the economic pain with suppliers, its demise could be fatal ...
'No worker should have their lives put at risk simply for going to work,' says Labour, as government insists full safety plan will be published 'in due course'
Does the coronavirus Job Retention Scheme create bad incentives for firms and workers? Is it too expensive? What reforms should the government be looking at? Ben Chu assesses the evidence
Ride-hailing firms are ignoring new law on gig workers, says state attorney general
Competition authority guidance on effects of lockdown triggers controversy between parks and caravan owners
Reported dip in revenue reflects only the first few weeks of the coronavirus crisis
The retailer has introduced testing for frontline delivery workers
'The 'corona class of 2020' could face years of reduced pay and limited job prospects, long after the current economic storm has passed, unless the Government provides additional support - and fa...
Lord O'Donnell, who was Cabinet Secretary under three prime ministers between 2005 and 2011, warned that one of the Prime Minister's top economic objectives is now in trouble
Sweden took a different path to the rest of Europe, opting for relaxed social distancing instead of a full-on lockdown. Erik Wengstrom reveals what the Swedish people really think about this appr...
Services businesses saw their fastest decline in activity ever recorded, closely watched PMI survey shows
The Bundesbank must stop buying government bonds under the European Central Bank's stimulus scheme within the next three months, unless the ECB can prove those purchases are needed
Sales of new cars dropped by 97 per cent in April as the coronavirus lockdown brought the market to a halt.
Nearly one in four UK employees have been furloughed in the past fortnight under the scheme to support workers and firms during the coronavirus outbreak, according to government data.
Balpa calls on government to bring in a moratorium on job cuts
The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to trigger the worst depression in a century
UK banks have been deluged with thousands of applications from small businesses for government-backed "bounce-back" loans within hours of the scheme opening on Monday morning.
Tie-up would increase pressure on nearest rival BT which owns EE, the UK's second-largest mobile network
Despite questionable medical benefits, passengers will be told to wear face coverings
Government moves to address flaws in emergency Small Business Grant Fund exposed by The Independent
Promises from central banks to help economy through coronavirus suggest investors are predicting quick recovery
'Do I think that the UK would benefit from private investors putting £14 billion of their own money into the UK in the next few years? Absolutely,' says John Holland-Kaye
The Man Who Pays His Way: will happen to the Sussex airport?
Regulator seeks clarification as thousands of firms complain that their insurer has refused to pay out to cover lost trade during pandemic
'Bo hasn't failed... we have made a prudent decision to merge the technology platform', says chief executive Alison Rose
Employment, new orders and exports all fall at fastest pace in PMI survey's 28-year history
Heathrow airport says passenger numbers fell 97 per cent in April
Britain's hospitality businesses are under existential threat and say they are being ignored by insurance companies who refuse to pay out on claims — now they're taking legal action
'There is a possibility that we will look to close our full LGW operation,' BA tells Unite union
Executives say advertising revenue was flat in April, a sign that the promotional industry would be significantly impacted
Concerns include businesses refusing refunds or firms pressuring people to accept vouchers for holiday accommodation, which can only be used during a more expensive period
Bank expects surge in number of people who cannot pay back their borrowing as the pandemic hits households
Then-FCA boss Andrew Bailey was personally warned about the firm — yet no action was taken to shut it down
Pub chain hopes large venues will help punters stick to social distancing guidelines as founder revealed scale of carnage lockdown has caused his business
It is certain that BA's intercontinental fleet will become significantly smaller
Plane Talk: People in this country have plainly had enough of experts
Wall Street analysts say the Covid-19 pandemic will permanently alter the energy industry and shift the debate around climate change. Ben Chapman finds out why