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British employees thrive working from home as output now higher than before the pandemic

Official data suggests workers shifted seamlessly from the office to their homes with many firms seeing a rise in productivity.

February 16, 2022
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UK SMEs to bolster employee numbers following promising start to 2022

Forty per cent of UK SMEs plan to hire, on average, six new employees before the end of March, following a promising start to the year

February 16, 2022
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UK’s top crypto chief calls out City watchdog for curbing innovation

The City watchdog has come under fire from the chief of Britain’s biggest cryptocurrency firm as he suggested the UK is falling EU cousins.

February 14, 2022
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Stationery start up Papier raises $50m to fuel global expansion

London-based stationery startup Papier has secured a $50m funding round as it looks to fuel a global expansion plan, the firm has announced.

February 14, 2022
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Co-op boss Jo Whitfield takes break to help teenage sons with exams

The boss of the Co-op's food division is taking a four-month break to support her sons during their exams.

February 11, 2022
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Roll up for the Greggs and Primark exclusive fashion collaboration

Shoppers across the UK passing their local Primark were puzzled this weekend as they spotted Greggs steak bakes and vegan sausage rolls discreetly tucked into mannequins’ handbags and pockets in wi...

February 9, 2022
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Global travel easier in 2022 as booster jabs added to NHS app Covid pass

Business travel will be easier in 2022 after news that the NHS app will start showing booster jabs in the coming days.

February 8, 2022
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Skinny spud latte to go? Potato milk hits UK supermarket shelves

First came soya, nut and then oat but the new challenger to the plant milk crown is the humble spud as potato milk arrives on UK supermarket shelves.

February 7, 2022
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Veganuary Sales Climb by 27% Year-on-Year for UK Small Businesses

New research has revealed that sales linked to ‘Veganuary’ have soared by 27% year-on-year for UK small businesses.

February 3, 2022
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Government urged to increase Companies House charges by 700 per cent to crack down on fraud

A group of influential MPs is urging the government to do more to prioritise economic crime and explain why legislation is being delayed.

February 2, 2022
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Strongest start to the year for house prices since 2005, says Nationwide

House prices have made the strongest start to the year in 17 years.

February 2, 2022
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New York Times buys Wordle puzzle

The online game Wordle has been bought by the owner of The New York Times in a seven-figure deal, barely three months after its creation.

February 1, 2022
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