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Why businesses depend on this man's technology

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:15
How tech firm Twilio was able to survive the global financial crisis and grow into a $14bn business.

Hot weather unable to stem shopper decline in February

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:06
Last month saw the biggest fall in five years in people visiting stores in February, says the BRC.

Businesses urged to 'do more' to win public contracts

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:06
Firms must help to improve society if they want to win public contracts, the UK government says.

What do we know about the Boeing 737 Max-8 aircraft?

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 14:44
The Ethiopian Airlines tragedy is the second fatal crash involving the new type of Boeing aircraft.

McDonnell pledges 'green revolution' jobs

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 13:39
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says a "green industrial revolution" could create thousands of jobs in Scotland.

Brexit could be lost if deal rejected, Jeremy Hunt says

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 12:42
Tories face "devastating" consequences if MPs do not back Theresa May's deal, Jeremy Hunt says.

Interserve facing crucial vote on rescue plan

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 08:22
Outsourcing giant Interserve is urging shareholders to back its rescue deal this week.

Corby steelworks closure remembered 40 years on

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 07:49
At their height the works in Corby, Northamptonshire, employed half the town.

Brexit: Could the UK drop tariffs to zero?

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 00:36
Crucial votes on Brexit next week could determine whether the UK has greater flexibility to set tariffs.

Mansa Musa: The richest man who ever lived

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 00:14
West African king Mansa Musa had more wealth than the Forbes' five richest billionaires combined.

Lords urge tougher rules for tech firms

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 01:04
Technology firms and social media apps should all fall under one regulatory body, Lords report says.

Was the millennial dream killed by QE?

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 22:04
Ten years on from Bank of England's first injection of money into the economy, what impact has it had?

Cash or no cash - where do you stand?

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 21:52
The future of cash is at risk, according to a major report, but would we notice and are we bothered?

Drinks billionaire criticised over handicapped gaffe

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 20:46
Nick Caporella likened managing a soft drinks brand to caring for a handicapped person.

The designer turning trash metals into jewellery

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:30
Designer Aanchal Sukhija collects and recycles waste from Indian kabadiwallas (garbage buyers) and turns it into jewellery.

No-deal Brexit threat to 'billions of pounds' of chemicals

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:02
A legal loophole means chemical imports used in manufacturing may be halted, a trade body warns.

US jobs shock as growth slows

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 15:41
The world's largest economy added just 20,000 jobs in February, but wage growth picked up.

Norway's $1 trillion fund to cut oil and gas investments

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:10
The world's largest sovereign wealth fund has $37bn invested in oil firms such as BP and Shell.

Geneva Motor Show: What's the quirkiest car on display?

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 09:44
Theo Leggett looks at which vehicles are trying to stand out from the crowd at the Geneva Motor Show.

Goals Soccer Centres warns on profit after 'accounting errors'

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 08:17
Goals Soccer Centres warns on profits and says it will delay the release of its results.