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Press round-up from ShareCast

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Friday newspaper round-up: Working from home, UK population, Stamp Duty

Fri 15 January 2021 07:28

(Sharecast News) - The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has said companies must redouble efforts to ensure employees work from home unless their work is critical and cannot be done offsite, as the TUC urged the government to step up enforcement. Calls

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Morrisons, property market, freight costs

Wed 13 January 2021 07:32

(Sharecast News) - People who were trapped in poverty before the pandemic have suffered the most financial damage during the crisis, according to a report warning the government that more support is needed to help hard-pressed families. The Joseph Rowntre

Tuesday newspaper round-up: THG boss, truckers, Jaeger

Tue 12 January 2021 07:30

(Sharecast News) - A year ago Matthew Moulding - undoubtedly one of the business names of 2020 - was perhaps best known for founding a controversial VAT-free online sales operation for Tesco, Asda, WH Smith, Dixons and Best Buy. Until 2011, he based certa

Monday newspaper round-up: Small firms, Post Office, M&G

Mon 11 January 2021 07:26

(Sharecast News) - Small businesses and manufacturers are bracing themselves for a fight for survival this year, according to fresh survey data, as they negotiate the twin threats of Covid-19 and weaker post-Brexit trade with the EU. More than 250,000 sma

Sunday newspaper round-up: Vaccines, Impeachment, Jack Ma

Sun 10 January 2021 21:30

(Sharecast News) - Every adult in the UK will be offered a vaccine by the autumn, Matt Hancock promised today as he claimed the inoculation programme was on track to meet its first target by February 15. The health secretary said figures to be updated dai

Friday newspaper round-up: Boeing, Grant Thornton, Signature Aviation

Fri 08 January 2021 07:30

(Sharecast News) - Boeing has been fined $2.5bn by the US justice department after being charged with fraud and conspiracy in connection with two fatal crashes of its 737 Max airliner. Boeing's employees chose "the path of profit over candor by concealing

Thursday newspaper round-up: London population, British Gas, Autonomy

Thu 07 January 2021 07:31

(Sharecast News) - London's population is set to decline for the first time in more than 30 years, driven by the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and people reassessing where they live during the crisis, according to a report. The accountanc

Wednesday newspaper round-up: UK car sales, British bosses, deficit, Paperchase

Wed 06 January 2021 07:32

(Sharecast News) - The coronavirus pandemic pushed UK car sales in 2020 down to the lowest level since 1992, the biggest annual slump since the second world war despite surging sales of electric cars, according to industry data. Sales fell by 29% during t

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Aldi, Best Western, Post Office

Tue 05 January 2021 07:24

(Sharecast News) - A leading thinktank has called for action to make Britain a fairer country after its research showed that the Covid-19 pandemic had led to greater inequality. The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the most vulnerable - those on lower in

Monday newspaper round-up: Restaurant job losses, UK border, LV

Mon 04 January 2021 07:27

(Sharecast News) - UK restaurants and casual dining firms recorded almost 30,000 job losses in 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic drove a 163% jump in redundancies. Data compiled by the Centre for Retail Research (CRR) revealed that 29,684 jobs were lost acros