The British love affair with home crafting shows no sign of abating, according to Hobbycraft, which has reported a 200% boom in online sales since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
More than half of the workforce at Byron, the upmarket burger chain, have joined the army of hospitality industry employees being made redundant because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Liz Truss says that parliament is “entirely able” to block post-Brexit trade deals, despite warnings from Conservative MPs that their counterparts in Washington and Brussels will have more say.
Furloughed workers are three times more likely than other employees to have defaulted on a payment last month, in a sign of the economic distress caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Microsoft’s potential takeover of the social media giant TikTok could be sealed imminently after a threat to ban it by Donald Trump forced the Chinese company to move towards a quick sale of its American operation.
Millions of Britons are at risk of invalidating their home insurance if they choose to continue working from home after 1 August, when the UK government will further ease lockdown rules to encourage people to return to the office.
Amazon increased its revenues by 40 per cent in the second quarter after consumers across the globe turned to the online retail giant during the coronavirus lockdown.
Turning unwanted John Lewis and Waitrose shops into homes, launching a gardening business and striking new partnerships are some of the radical ideas under consideration to revive the employee-owned retailer.
Lloyds Banking Group has plunged into the red after it booked a £3.8bn provision for bad loans arising from the coronavirus crisis.