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Paperchase hunts for buyer but prepares for insolvency

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 17:49
High Street stationery chain confirms it is hunting for buyer but talking to insolvency experts.
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Strikes Update: How nurses' strikes on Wednesday will affect you

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 17:21
What you need to know about the nurses' strike and other industrial action, by the BBC's Zoe Conway.
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Elon Musk begins trial over Tesla tweet that cost him $20m

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 14:26
Shareholders are suing the Tesla CEO over a 2018 tweet saying he had the funds to take the firm private.
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Royal Mail accused of prioritising parcels over letters

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 14:24
The postal service is accused of breaching its legal obligations, but the firm denies it is doing so.
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Ukraine's deputy PM confident 'we will win this year'

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 13:03
Yuliia Svyrydenko says she is confident Ukraine will see victory this year in its war with Russia.
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Britishvolt: Most staff made redundant as administration looms

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 12:33
The company is expected to fall into administration on Tuesday after hopes of a last-minute bid were dashed.
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Train drivers to go on strike in February

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 12:31
Walkouts are planned for 1 and 3 February after the Aslef union calls a pay offer "clearly unacceptable".
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Ocado says shoppers buying fewer items as costs rise

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 12:26
The online grocery delivery service says shoppers are buying less as the cost of living soars.
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Pay rises at fastest pace for over 20 years, but below inflation

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 09:03
Wages rose at their fastest rate since 2001 excluding the pandemic, but still lag behind rising prices.
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Covid: China 2022 economic growth hit by coronavirus restrictions

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 03:11
The world's second largest economy abruptly lifted its tough coronavirus restrictions in December.
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'It had just vanished' - the shock when tech fails

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 00:29
Cloud computing is a popular way for firms to buy computing but, when it fails, chaos ensues.
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Cost of living: Experts share five tips for asking for a pay rise

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 00:28
Recruiters, a manager and a workplace psychologist give their advice on how to negotiate for more money.
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Royal Mail ransomware attack leaves firms in limbo

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 00:12
Small businesses tell the BBC they are facing delays and losing money as overseas post is stopped.
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Putin is weaponising food, says boss of fertiliser giant Yara

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 00:11
The boss of Yara says Russia's invasion of Ukraine has driven up the price of fertilisers and food.
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Bank of England governor warns of Truss hangover effect

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 20:04
The UK still needs to rebuild its economic reputation around the world, says Andrew Bailey.
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The green trade row dividing the Davos elite

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 17:26
A transatlantic spat over green subsidies is casting a shadow over this year's World Economic Forum.
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Twitter: Five ways Elon Musk has changed the platform for users

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 15:56
Twitter users say the social network has "a different vibe" since the billionaire took charge.
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Dr Ranj: Four ways to protect your mental health as debt rises

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 12:40
The rising cost of living can be stressful but there are steps you can take to help.
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M&S to create 3,400 jobs as it opens new stores

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 12:29
The retailer says it will open 20 stores in the next year, including five in former Debenhams sites.
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Cost of living: What do I do if I can't afford to pay my debts?

Mon, 01/16/2023 - 12:27
What help and options are available to people struggling with debt repayments?
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