A big bounce back in car sales last month has provided some relief for the country’s motor dealers.
PizzaExpress has said it could close around 67 of its UK restaurants, putting up to 1,100 jobs at risk.
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.
Britain should prepare its courts for a flood of bankruptcies in the next few months and needs to liberalise its insolvency system to prevent viable businesses from going bust, a senior American economist and policymaker has warned.
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.
Apple is pushing for huge rent reductions across its UK stores despite its sales soaring to new heights during the lockdown.
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.
BT has reported a near-70% surge in customers switching to next-generation full-fibre broadband as the working-from-home revolution prompts people to upgrade to the fastest internet connection available.