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Wednesday newspaper round-up: Amazon, Iceland, Lloyds Bank

Wed 09 September 2020 07:30

(Sharecast News) - Amazon's key UK business paid just 3% more tax last year when profits rose by more than a third as the online retailer benefited from the switch to home shopping. The group's warehouse and logistics operation, which employs more than tw

Tuesday newspaper round-up: City centre stores, Morrisons, UK tech industry

Tue 08 September 2020 07:32

(Sharecast News) - The slow return of UK workers to their normal place of work will come too late to save hard-pressed city centre stores from going under, the body that represents retailers has said. Despite a pick-up in spending in August, the British R

Monday newspaper round-up: Brexit, furlough scheme, quarantine, Visa

Mon 07 September 2020 07:29

(Sharecast News) - Boris Johnson is drawing up legislation that will override the Brexit withdrawal agreement on Northern Ireland, a move that threatens the collapse of crunch talks which the prime minister has said must be completed within five weeks. Jo

Friday newspaper round-up: Eat out to Help Out, retailers, Saga

Fri 04 September 2020 07:32

(Sharecast News) - At least 100m subsidised meals were eaten by diners in the UK in August following a last-minute rush by the public to take advantage of the government's month-long "eat out to help out" scheme, the Treasury stated. The chancellor, Rishi

Thursday newspaper round-up: Offices, empty shops, Tesla

Thu 03 September 2020 07:36

(Sharecast News) - The Bank of England has cast doubt on the government drive to get workers back to offices, after a senior official warned it was impossible for large numbers of staff to return to central London and other big cities while risks from Cov

Wednesday newspaper round-up: Commuters, broadband speeds, Debenhams

Wed 02 September 2020 07:31

(Sharecast News) - The morning flow of commuters arriving at Canary Wharf, London's financial district, was a trickle on Tuesday rather than the torrent traditionally associated with the end of summer return to work. Sparse numbers of suited and smartly d

Tuesday newspaper round-up: Ofgem, Addison Lee, Swissport

Tue 01 September 2020 07:31

(Sharecast News) - Nearly one in four home purchases this year will be backed by the "bank of mum and dad" - up from fewer than one in five in 2019 - as buyers struggle with the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis. Financial help provided by the ban

Sunday newspaper round-up: Brexit, Vodafone, Saga

Sun 30 August 2020 23:21

(Sharecast News) - The Brexit negotiator, Lord Frost, has signalled to Michel Barnier, the EU's frontman, that he will recommend Britain leaves without a trade deal unless Brussels drops demands the UK continue to align with its rules on state aid. Frost

Friday newspaper round-up: Eat out to Help Out, Pret a Manger, EDF, FRP

Fri 28 August 2020 07:37

(Sharecast News) - Britain's economic recovery from Covid-19 gathered pace in the past month, fuelled by consumer spending and people taking advantage of the government's "eat out to help out" scheme, despite fears mounting over rapid growth in unemployme

Friday newspaper round-up: House prices, post-Brexit talks, The Hut Group

Fri 28 August 2020 07:32

(Sharecast News) - A major decline in house prices is 'unlikely' despite the onset of a recession, new findings claim as the country's post-lockdown recovery shifts up a gear. Property prices look set to hold firm for the rest of the year and are still up