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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Thursday newspaper round-up: Poverty, furlough scheme, Airbus, KPMG

Thu 09 April 2020 07:29

(Sharecast News) - More than half a billion more people could be pushed into poverty unless urgent action is taken to bail out poor countries affected by the economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, Oxfam has warned. Ahead of three key international m

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Job losses, car finance, airlines

Wed 08 April 2020 07:29

(Sharecast News) - More businesses in the UK are laying off staff as they start to run out of cash and struggle to get access to emergency coronavirus financial support from the government, a leading employers' organisations has said. The British Chambers

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Lloyds, coronavirus loans scheme, Carnival

Tue 07 April 2020 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Mark Barnett, the protege of fallen investment star Neil Woodford, has been sacked as manager of a ?400m investment trust for poor performance. Barnett has been handed six months' notice by Invesco Perpetual Income and Growth Investment

Monday newspaper round-up: House sales, lockdown cost, intensive care jets

Mon 06 April 2020 07:31

(Sharecast News) - The government has committed to piloting no-interest loans for people on low incomes, but is resisting calls for the support to be accelerated to tackle the coronavirus recession. The coronavirus crisis has prompted concerns that people

Sunday newspaper round-up: Next, Water giants, NMC Health

Sun 05 April 2020 20:39

(Sharecast News) - Fashion retailers and their suppliers are braced for a massive shake-out of the industry as an estimated £10bn of clothing piles up in warehouses during the coronavirus lockdown. Retail insiders said major firms including Primark, Peac

Friday newspaper round-up: Arcadia, retailers, P&O Ferries

Fri 03 April 2020 07:33

(Sharecast News) - The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has banned banks from requesting personal guarantees for emergency loans to small businesses amid growing government concern that lenders have been slow in meeting demands for help. With the rapid increase i

Thursday newspaper round-up: Coronavirus wage subsidy, outbreak exit strategy, Treasury bond sales

Thu 02 April 2020 07:30

(Sharecast News) - Millions of people across Britain risk falling through gaps in the coronavirus wage subsidy plan and benefits system, according to two of the country's leading economics thinktanks. After ministers hurriedly pulled together plans to inc

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Low pay, JD Sports, construction works

Wed 01 April 2020 07:29

(Sharecast News) - The government has been warned it could be forced to abandon targets for ending low pay in Britain by raising the legal minimum wage, as the economic costs of Covid-19 mount. The Low Pay Commission, the independent body which advises mi

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Asos, Brexit, oil prices

Tue 31 March 2020 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Asos has been criticised by staff who say they are scared to come to work at its distribution centre because they are not being sufficiently protected during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 98% of more than 460 workers who took part

Monday newspaper round-up: UK output, railway pensions, banks

Mon 30 March 2020 07:33

(Sharecast News) - The coronavirus pandemic could cause UK economic output to plunge by an unprecedented 15% in the second quarter of the year and unemployment to more than double, according to dire forecasts. The deepest recession since the financial cr