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Coronavirus: Work-at-home change ‘will have devastating impact’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Commuters have still not returned in large numbers to London’s financial districts Business groups have reacted with dismay to the prime minister’s call for people to work at home where they can. The CBI said that it was a “crushing” blow that would have a “devastating impact”. It marks a change in policy following a… Read more →

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Early closing ‘absolutely devastating’ for some pubs and restaurants

Image copyright Arc Inspirations Image caption Martin Wolstencroft says the new rules are “disastrous news” for businesses like his New rules to curb the spread of coronavirus will be “absolutely devastating” for pubs and restaurants, leaving some businesses unable to cover their costs, the industry is warning. A 10pm curfew will be “disastrous” for some venues, according to Martin Wolstencroft… Read more →

‘It’s devastating news’ – the businesses still unable to reopen

Image copyright Janice Dunphy Image caption Janice Dunphy, owner of the Web Adventure Park indoor play centre As the nation gradually unlocks, nightclubs and soft play centres still don’t know when it will be their turn to reopen. “On Friday there was the devastating news that everybody else apart from ourselves and nightclubs could open,” says Janice Dunphy, owner of… Read more →

Airbus job losses ‘utterly devastating’, says Welsh Government

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airbus employs more than 6,000 people at its site in Broughton, Flintshire Plans to cut 1,700 UK Airbus jobs have been described as “utterly devastating” by a Welsh minister. Economy, Transport and North Wales minister, Ken Skates said a “huge number” of workers would be extremely worried by the announcement. The UK losses are… Read more →

BA, Ryanair and EasyJet launch fight over ‘devastating’ quarantine plan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airlines across the world have grounded aircraft amid the pandemic British Airways, Ryanair and EasyJet have filed a formal legal challenge to the government’s quarantine policy. The airlines say the policy will have “a devastating effect on British tourism and the wider economy” and destroy thousands of jobs. They have applied for a judicial… Read more →