coronavirus-adelie-foods-to-close-with-2000-jobs-lost

Coronavirus: Adelie Foods to close with 2,000 jobs lost

Image copyright Google Image caption Adelie Foods was hit by a drop in the sandwich trade hit by the coronavirus lockdown measures One of Britain's largest sandwich makers is ceasing trade with the loss of more than 2,000 jobs.Adelie Foods, which has sites at Milton Keynes and Southall in west London, went into administration last…
easyjet-ejected-from-the-uk039s-list-of-top-companies

EasyJet ejected from the UK's list of top companies

Image copyright Getty Images EasyJet and cruise firm Carnival are to lose their place on the prestigious FTSE 100 after the coronavirus impact hit their share prices.The airline lost up to two-thirds of its value this year, and despite a recent recovery it remains well below the threshold to stay on the index.A full list…
coronavirus-row-over-ba-staff-future-deepens

Coronavirus: Row over BA staff future deepens

Image copyright Getty Images British Airways is in a bitter standoff with unions over sweeping proposals to restructure its business.As well as proposing to make up to 12,000 staff redundant, BA also wants change pay and conditions for its workforce.This restructuring could include pay cuts and worse conditions for some staff, while others could benefit.Pilots…
us-challenges-039unfair039-tech-taxes-in-the-uk-and-eu

US challenges 'unfair' tech taxes in the UK and EU

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer The US has launched a formal investigation into new digital taxes over concerns they "unfairly target" American tech giants like Facebook.The inquiry will examine tax schemes in 10 jurisdictions including the UK, European Union and India.It is the first step in a process that…
zoom-sees-sales-boom-amid-pandemic

Zoom sees sales boom amid pandemic

Image copyright Zoom Image caption Zoom has become the app many are using to stay in touch with friends, family and work colleagues When it comes to its growth rate, video conference company Zoom has lived up to its name.Use of the firm's software jumped 30-fold in April, as the coronavirus pandemic forced millions to…
frankie-amp-benny039s-owner-some-sites-won039t-reopen

Frankie & Benny's owner: Some sites won't reopen

Image copyright Getty Images The owner of Frankie & Benny's and Garfunkel's is set to tell staff that a "large number" of its outlets will not reopen after lockdown. In an email to staff seen by the BBC, the Restaurant Group says many sites are "no longer viable to trade and will remain closed permanently."The…