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Covid-19: Sunak set to unveil emergency jobs scheme

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor Rishi Sunak will later unveil a plan aimed at minimising further unemployment as stricter Covid-19 restrictions come into force. The new measures are expected to replace the furlough scheme, which is set to expire next month. In July, around five million workers were still receiving some or all of their income through the scheme, many… Read more →

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How her own illness led one woman to set up a global firm

Image copyright Rob Northway Image caption Jules Miller started to research dietary supplements with her grandfather The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Jules Miller, founder of dietary supplements firm The Nue Co. Jules Miller says she became so ill that she had internal bleeding. “I was exhausted,… Read more →

Turkey Twizzlers set for healthier comeback

Image copyright PA Media Image caption A 3m statue of a Turkey Twizzler was unveiled at Bernard Matthews’ head office Great Witchingham Hall in Norwich Jamie Oliver beware: the Turkey Twizzler is back, in what its makers claim is a new, healthier version. The celebrity chef was instrumental in the Twizzlers’ demise when he called them bad for children’s health… Read more →

Tesco set to close Belfast Metro store

Image caption Tesco said it had been a “difficult decision” Tesco has confirmed it is set to close its Metro store on Belfast’s Royal Avenue in the next year as its “lease comes to an end”. It said it had been a “difficult decision” and it would continue to serve customers “from our nine other stores in Belfast”. It added… Read more →

Marks & Spencer set to cut 950 jobs

Image copyright PA Marks and Spencer is to cut hundreds of jobs as part of an acceleration of its restructuring due to the coronavirus hit to trading. The retailer said 950 roles among in-store management and at head office were at risk. A spokesperson said that the move marks “an important step” in it becoming a “stronger, leaner” business. M&S… Read more →

Coronavirus: Emirates set to cut 9,000 jobs

Image caption Emirates president Sir Tim Clark The president of Emirates said the Middle Eastern airline is set to cut as many as 9,000 jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic. It is the first time the world’s biggest long-haul carrier has disclosed how many jobs will be lost. Prior to the crisis, Emirates had 60,000 staff. Sir Tim Clark said… Read more →