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‘People told me my plans for a skincare firm were crazy’

Image copyright Tata Harper Image caption Tata Harper launched her eponymous skincare brand in 2010 The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Tata Harper, owner of the popular US skincare company of the same name. Tata Harper’s mission to create a natural skincare range began when her stepfather… Read more →

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EasyJet plans to close bases and cut staff

Image copyright PA Media EasyJet says it has begun consultations on plans to close bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle. It follows an announcement by the airline that it may need to reduce staff numbers by up to a third because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Unite union said nearly 1,300 crew members faced losing their jobs. Pilots’ union Balpa… Read more →

Dalradian: Tyrone gold mine plans subject of public inquiry

Image copyright Dalradian Resources Image caption Dalradian Gold claims there are £3bn-worth of deposits in the Sperrin Mountains The planning application for a controversial gold mine in County Tyrone is to be the subject of an independent public inquiry. Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon confirmed the move on Monday. The mine project at Greencastle was originally submitted by company Dalradian in… Read more →

British Gas owner plans to launch cheaper energy rival

Image copyright Broitish Gas x The UK’s biggest household energy supplier, British Gas, will soon face competition from a new, cheaper supplier from its own stable. Parent Centrica has been trialling a digital-only “challenger” brand under the name British Gas X amid the highly competitive world of energy supply. The company has been shedding customers and this month said it… Read more →

Coronavirus: Post-lockdown Cardiff city centre plans unveiled

Image copyright Cardiff council Image caption There will be a one-way pedestrian system, Cardiff councill says Plans have been unveiled to “reopen” Cardiff safely to the public when lockdown measures are lifted. They include a one-way pedestrian system, information points, designated queuing areas for shops and spill-out areas for bars and restaurants. Cardiff council said it had developed the plans… Read more →

Coronavirus: BA threatens legal action over quarantine plans

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airlines across the world grounded aircraft after passenger numbers collapsed British Airways owner IAG is considering mounting a legal challenge to quarantine rules which are due to come into effect on Monday. The dramatic move marks another sign of a breakdown in relations between the airline and the UK government. IAG boss Willie Walsh… Read more →