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Online car retailer Cazoo consults with staff over site closures

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 18:48
Hundreds of jobs are at risk at online car retailer Cazoo, including 300 in Lincolnshire.
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National Grid plan: 'We should earn £10 by turning everything off'

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 16:58
Some people can cut back on electricity to get a bonus payment, but some will earn very little.
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Royal Mail boss accused of giving inaccurate evidence

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 16:29
Simon Thompson will be quizzed again by MPs after "hundreds" of complaints about his earlier testimony.
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West Coast Main Line: Avanti ordered to release tickets earlier

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 14:23
Avanti West Coast is warned "formal measures" will follow unless it releases train tickets earlier.
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Ticketmaster blames cyber attack for disrupting Taylor Swift tour sale

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 10:41
The company says it faced an "unprecedented" software attack when the star's Eras tour went on sale.
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Energy bill help pushes UK borrowing to 30-year high

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 09:49
Government borrowing hit the highest level for a December since records began in 1993.
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Elon Musk claims he had 'unequivocal' backing to take Tesla private

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 09:37
The billionaire is accused of defrauding investors after a tweet claiming he had support for a deal.
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Climate change: Bill Gates backs Australian start-up targeting cow burps

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 04:16
Livestock - such as cows - produce methane when their stomachs are digesting hard fibres.
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Heat pumps: The 'geeks' obsessing over their new heating systems

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 00:10
More people are heating their homes with heat pumps and some are getting data obsessed.
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Amazon union fight continues despite workers' win

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 00:04
Amazon Labor Union leader Chris Smalls says it's time for the firm "to come to the table and negotiate".
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Royal Mail overseas parcels ban 'costing me hundreds of pounds'

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 00:02
Small businesses are still unable to send new parcels overseas two weeks after the Royal Mail cyber-attack.
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Warning that thousands of firms face collapse

Tue, 01/24/2023 - 00:00
There are fears that 2023 could see a wave of company failures as the cost of living crisis continues.
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Twitter sued by Crown Estate over alleged unpaid rent at UK HQ

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 23:03
The alleged rent arrears relate to office space at Twitter's UK headquarters in central London.
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M&Ms replacing spokescandies with comedian Maya Rudolph

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 20:54
The company said it has put a 'pause' on the mascots after a rebrand "broke the internet".
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Payments for using less electricity to be repeated on Tuesday

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 18:41
Discounts for households who cut peak-time use will be offered again on Tuesday.
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Demand Flexibility Service: What is the energy saving scheme for electricity?

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 17:58
A scheme to reward people for cutting back on electricity use is being introduced.
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Microsoft extends AI partnership with ChatGPT and Dall-E maker OpenAI

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 17:43
It announces a "multi-year, multibillion dollar investment" with OpenAI to accelerate breakthroughs.
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Cold snap triggers freezing weather payment

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 16:50
Some people on benefits will receive £25 within the next two weeks after temperatures drop.
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Spotify cuts jobs in latest tech-sector cull

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 14:43
The music-streaming company says it is shedding 6% of its workforce.
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Food suppliers hit back at Tesco chair in price hike row

Mon, 01/23/2023 - 12:49
Industry body the Food & Drink Federation said supermarkets are already 'very tough' on suppliers.
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