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Rishi Sunak: New ways to protect jobs ‘my priority’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChancellor Rishi Sunak told the BBC that people ‘want to be in work’ rather than on furlough The chancellor has said looking for new ways to protect jobs is his “number one priority” after the unemployment rate hit its highest level in two years. Rishi Sunak said finding innovative solutions was “top… Read more →

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First-time buyers: Four ways the property market ‘will be tougher’

Image copyright Getty Images Official forecasts predict a fall in UK house prices with the economy in recession and jobs being lost. First-time buyers may be rejoicing about the prospect of cheaper property. Yet a report by the Resolution Foundation suggests home ownership could become increasingly “out of reach” for this group of people. It comes as a survey of… Read more →

Stressed firms look for better ways to source products

Image copyright Onduline Image caption Onduline products are sold in more than 100 countries Maxime Firth’s business is complicated to manage, even in good times. His company, Onduline, turns recycled fibres into roofing material, after dousing them with bitumen to make them waterproof, and sells products in 100 countries. Its eight production plants span from Nizhny Novgorod in Russia and… Read more →