February 25, 2021

Business

The pound passed US$1.40 on Friday for the first time in nearly three years.

The boss of LloydsPharmacy is facing questions from a prominent MP about its treatment of employees as its American owner plots a £400m sale of the chain.

The European Commission says it will start work on allowing police and financial data to continue to flow from the EU to the UK for the next four years.

The government unlawfully failed to publish details of coronavirus-related contracts worth billions, the High Court has ruled.

Cazoo, the online car retailer founded by one of Britain's best-known technology entrepreneurs, is plotting a blockbuster move to go public with a valuation of well over £5bn.

The Treasury will delay publication of its review of business rates until later this year.

The Treasury will delay publication of its review of business rates until later this year.

The buyout giant Providence Equity Partners is leading a £300m race to buy Node4, one of Britain's army of fast-growing IT services providers, in a deal that will net another big windfall for its founder.

UK redundancy rates during the coronavirus pandemic have increased faster than during the 2008-09 economic downturn, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Uber has lost its battle in the Supreme Court over drivers' rights - a decision that could have far-reaching implications for millions of people in the gig economy.

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