February 25, 2021

Business

The number of foreign-born workers in the UK saw its largest fall on record last year, official figures suggest.

The UK has agreed to give the European Union more time to approve the Brexit trade deal struck between the two sides.

The publisher of The Guardian newspaper has kicked off a search for a successor to its veteran chairman months after its boss warned of "an unsustainable financial outlook" resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The government will conduct a review of the "deep and complex" issues around whether Britons should be asked to show a "vaccine passport" before entering venues such as a pub or theatre, the prime minister has said.

Infarm, one of the world's fastest-growing vertical farming companies, has picked bankers to line up a mammoth fundraising that will underline burgeoning investor interest in the sector.

Frasers Group, the retailer controlled by Mike Ashley and formerly known as Sports Direct, says it expects to book a £100m charge as a result of continuing coronavirus lockdowns that have shuttered its stores.

Holiday bookings have jumped as eager Britons see light at the end of the tunnel after Monday's roadmap announcement by the government.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised a review of so-called vaccine passports as eager Britons book holidays, excited by Monday's roadmap out of lockdown.

Rates of pay growth are running at their highest level since 2008, according to official figures, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on large parts of the economy.

Rates of pay growth are running at their highest level since 2008, according to official figures which also show "early signs" of stabilisation for payrolled employment despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

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