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Debenhams is 'last of the giants' to leave town
The Northampton store, which featured in a BBC sitcom episode, closes for good on a rainy Saturday.
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23:11 7 May
'I couldn't cope mentally working from home'
By Mariam Issimdar
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Employees and traders in Norwich share their views on home working and what's best for the city.
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7:14 7 May
Public finances 'acute concern' for businesses
The rebalancing of the Isle of Man economy is one of several concerns, the Chamber of Commerce says.
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3:51 7 May
Holiday costs to jump in summer, warns travel boss
By Jonathan Josephs
Business reporter, BBC News
Travel will be more expensive as airlines cannot afford to bring many planes back into service.
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2:59 7 May
Tui to subsidise Covid tests for customers
By Mary-Ann Russon
Business reporter, BBC News
The travel firm is offering discounted tests with its holidays but there are concerns over testing capacity.
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2:05 7 May
BA owner IAG calls for action to restart flights
The airline group says there is a "high level" of pent-up demand from passengers.
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23:33 6 May
China exports soar as US recovers and India stalls
Export growth soared 32% in April as demand jumped for goods from the world's second largest economy.
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16:16 6 May
Plastic bag charge to double to 10p in all shops
The price rise for single-use bags will be extended to all businesses in England from 21 May.
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12:59 6 May
Road and rail building plans under review
By Roger Harrabin
BBC environment analyst
Post-pandemic shifts in travel habits could undermine the logic behind many infrastructure projects.
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5:00 6 May
No full-time return to the office for over a million
By Simon Read
Business reporter, BBC News
Almost all of 50 big UK firms tell the BBC staff will divide their time between home and office in future.
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1:54 6 May
Next expects sales surge to be short-lived
The fashion chain raises its profit forecast but says the recent rebound in sales may not last.
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22:34 5 May
Software firm creating 100 jobs in Belfast
London-based Igale says it had considered a number of locations for the new operation.
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16:05 5 May
'We're not going back to the office'
Tara Tomes of East Village PR firm in Birmingham explains why she's ditching the office.
Tara Tomes of East Village PR firm in Birmingham explains why she's ditching the office.
9:13 5 May
Can I ask to keep working from home?
As lockdown restrictions ease gradually across the UK, what are the rules about returning to work?
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8:08 5 May
Major warehouse blaze 'was started deliberately'
An investigation into the fire at My 1st Years' head office is being treated as arson, say police.
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7:55 5 May
Apple puts more adverts in App Store
After a move to limit ad tracking by other companies, Apple expands its own advertising business.
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5:36 5 May
Goldman tells bankers to return to office in June
Staff are being encouraged to return to office-based working when Covid restrictions are lifted.
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5:30 5 May
‘Going out’ gear out and athleisure in for Boohoo
The online retailer said full-year sales jumped 41% as the pandemic boosted demand for loungewear.
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1:48 5 May
People return to supermarkets as online sales slow
Data firm Nielsen says people are more confident about shopping in supermarkets as restrictions ease.
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16:03 4 May
The company where colleagues decide your salary
By Dougal Shaw
Business reporter, BBC News
A software firm in Argentina is trying a radical experiment in employee transparency and democracy.
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