Small businesses fear they will be forced to shut up shop in nine weeks
on August 7, 2020 at 8:56 am
Microbusiness owners including retailers, hairdressers and builders fear they have just nine weeks left before being forced to stop trading – despite lockdown being eased. A study of 1,000 microbusiness owners – those with fewer than 10 employees – revealed the pandemic has had a crippling effect on their finances.
Amazon hits small sellers with fee rise as new ‘tech tax’ comes into force
on August 7, 2020 at 8:23 am
SMALL businesses have slammed Amazon after it announced it would raise its fees in response to the Government’s new digital sales tax.
‘Power up the economy!’ Boris urges for ‘confidence’ to return as Britain looks to build
on August 7, 2020 at 5:23 am
BORIS Johnson yesterday urged the public to have the confidence to get back to work to help fire up the economy.
FTSE 100 LIVE: US job growth forecast to slow dramatically as COVID-19 cases soar
on August 7, 2020 at 4:59 am
US EMPLOYMENT growth is expected to have slowed significantly in July as COVID-19 cases soar. This would provide the clearest evidence yet that the economy’s recovery from the recession caused by the pandemic is faltering.
FTSE 100 LIVE: Interest rates kept at 0.1% – savers warned negative rates still an option
on August 6, 2020 at 5:04 am
THE Bank of England has announced interest rates are to remain unchanged at 0.1 percent today in its latest monetary policy.
WHSmith job cuts: High street store set to axe 1,500 jobs after customer exodus
on August 5, 2020 at 8:47 am
WHSMITH has warned it could axe up to 1,500 jobs after it was crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.
FTSE 100 LIVE: Gold price ROCKETS to record level as pandemic fuels inflation
on August 5, 2020 at 5:21 am
GOLD price hit $2,000 for the first time this morning as the coronavirus pandemic has fuelled inflation.
FTSE 100 LIVE: Oil prices slip over huge coronavirus second wave fears
on August 4, 2020 at 4:51 am
OIL prices have slipped over fears a new wave of coronavirus infections could halt fuel demand.
DW Sports closure: Devastating business confession months before shutdown exposed
on August 3, 2020 at 12:57 pm
DW SPORTS’ entering administration is set to put nearly 2,000 jobs at risk, just months after its chief executive made a devastating confession over the business’s future.
FTSE 100 LIVE: Global stocks soar on fresh hopes of economic recovery
on August 3, 2020 at 5:26 am
GLOBAL stocks flew this morning as investors appeared to be feeling positive about economic recovery amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Friday, August 07, 2020