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Zoom revenues skyrocket as profits double

Image copyright Zoom Popular videoconferencing app Zoom has seen its revenues skyrocket as second quarter profits more than doubled due to the coronavirus crisis. Revenues leaped 355% to $663.5m (£496.3m) for the three months ending 31 July, beating analysts’ expectations of $500.5m. Profits soared to $186m, while customer growth rose 458%, compared to the same period in 2019. Video conferencing… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Support pledge as unemployment claims double in Wales

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Coronavirus will have a “huge impact” on jobs in Wales, said Mr Skates Everyone aged over 16 in Wales will be offered help to find work, self-employment, education or training, a minister has said. Figures show the numbers claiming benefits in Wales have doubled compared with this time last year. There were 118,600 claimants… Read more →

Coronavirus: Universal credit claims almost double in NI

Image copyright Getty Images The number of people claiming universal credit in Northern Ireland has almost doubled in two months. On 1 March, 70,000 people were claiming the payment, but by 26 April, that figure had risen to 126,000. When non-essential businesses closed in mid-March, applications rose ten-fold, said NI’s Department for Communities. Millions of people across the UK have… Read more →