Coronavirus: BA reaches deal to suspend thousands of workers

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways has reached a deal to temporarily suspend more than 30,000 of its cabin crew and ground staff. The airline, which has grounded most of

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Coronavirus: US jobless claims hit 6.6 million as virus spreads

Image copyright EPA The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits has hit a record high for the second week in a row as the economic toll tied to the coronavirus

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Casino operator Caesars hit with record £13m penalty

Image copyright Getty Images Casino operator Caesars Entertainment UK has been hit with a £13m penalty by the Gambling Commission following a “catalogue” of social responsibility and money laundering failures.

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Coronavirus: Oil prices rise on hopes of a price war truce

Image copyright Getty Images Global oil prices have risen after Donald Trump said he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to reach a deal soon to end their price war. The

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The man who grew his own Amazon rainforest

A corner of the Amazon that had been cleared and used as farmland has been restored to rainforest. The man who owns it, Omar Tello, gave up his job as

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Denying coronavirus loans ‘completely unacceptable’ banks told

Image copyright Getty Images Business Secretary Alok Sharma has issued a stark warning to banks, after concerns that up to a million companies could fold because they could be denied

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Coronavirus: M&S store staff get bonus for coming into work

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption M&S Foodhalls have remained open during the coronavirus crisis Hard-pressed supermarket workers are being handed thank-you bonuses by bosses. Marks & Spencer is the

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Coronavirus: Banks bow to pressure and axe shareholder payments

Image copyright Getty Images Some of the UK’s biggest banks have agreed to scrap dividend payments and hold onto the cash, which may be needed during the coronavirus crisis. The

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Coronavirus: A fifth of smaller UK firms ‘will run out of cash’

Image copyright Mike Kemp Nearly a fifth of all small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are unlikely to get the cash they need to survive the next four weeks,

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Sainsbury’s uses ‘loophole’ to keep Argos open

Image copyright Getty Images Sainsbury’s has been accused of exploiting a loophole to keep Argos outlets open during the UK lockdown. Under government restrictions, all non-essential shops have been closed

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