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COVID-19: Councils losing tens of millions of pounds supporting businesses through pandemic
Local authorities are losing tens of millions of pounds supporting struggling business tenants through the pandemic which could have dire and long-lasting consequences for local services, Sky News has found.
EDF ignites stock market spark with plan for Pod Point float
EDF, the French state-backed energy giant, is drawing up secret plans for a stock market flotation of one of Britain's biggest providers of electric vehicle charging infrastructure amid soaring demand from motorists.
Hambro Perks swoops for tech bargains in £150m Invesco deal
A leading early-stage investor has struck a £150m bargain to buy stakes in more than a dozen technology companies from one of Britain's biggest asset managers.
COVID-19: Some airports could close temporarily as they reach 'near-complete shutdown', industry warns
The travel industry is pleading for more support as the latest coronavirus restrictions left the UK's airports at "near-complete shutdown", with warnings they may have to close temporarily.
WhatsApp delays launch of business feature after privacy backlash
WhatsApp is delaying the rollout of new business features following a user backlash over the company's data sharing practices.
Barclays weigh £3bn float of online retailer Very Group
The proprietors of The Daily Telegraph have begun exploring plans for a £3bn-plus flotation of Very Group, their booming online retail operation.
COVID-19: Supreme Court backs small firms over business interruption insurance claims
Small firms are cheering a Supreme Court ruling that forces insurers to pay out on disputed coronavirus business interruption claims worth at least £1.2bn.
COVID-19: Economy returned to reverse gear in November as lockdowns choked fightback
The UK economy returned to a reverse gear in November as tightened coronavirus restrictions took their toll on the fightback from the steepest recession on record, according to official figures.
COVID-19: Pleas for more support ahead of Sunak's Budget
The chancellor is facing growing pressure to give more support to people and businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
ITV picks firm to screen successors to chairman Bazalgette
ITV is kicking off a search for a new chairman as Sir Peter Bazalgette prepares to step down next year after almost a decade on the broadcaster’s board.