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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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British Gas workers told to sign new contracts or risk jobs

Image copyright Getty Images British Gas-owner Centrica has told thousands of staff to accept new working conditions, including no overtime pay, or risk their jobs. The firm said if employees don’t sign the contract, there will be a fresh wave of redundancies, although it insists that is a “last resort”. Centrica has already outlined 5,000 job cuts as customer numbers… Read more →

Coronavirus: Package holiday firms told to sharpen up on refunds

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Resorts are now welcoming back British tourists More than 100 holiday companies have been told to speed up their refunds policy for coronavirus cancellations. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has received more than 17,500 complaints from people whose holidays have been hit by the virus. In an open letter from the CMA, companies have… Read more →