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China gets tough on firms over single-use plastics
It is part of a wider push to improve China's ranking as the world's biggest producer of plastic waste.
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01-Dec-2020 - Source: BBC News

China-US trade war: Beijing escalates tit-for-tat with Washington
Beijing has introduced tough new laws which restrict the export of "controlled items".
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01-Dec-2020 - Source: BBC News

Debenhams faces uncertain future as JD Sports quits rescue talks
The move could leave the firm on the brink of collapse, with the possible loss of up to 12,000 jobs.
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01-Dec-2020 - Source: BBC News

Zoom boosts sales forecast as pandemic drags on
The pandemic has transformed the fortunes of the video conferencing firm, once a niche tech name.
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

Arcadia: What next for Sir Philip Green's retail empire?
An invisible presence: in the end, the statement that Arcadia group had succumbed to insolvency on Monday night was an apt metaphor for Sir Philip Green's recent stewardship of his Burton-to-Topshop fashion empire.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

Unilever explores four-day working week
The owner of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream is testing a shorter week in New Zealand.
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

Arcadia Group collapses - biggest business failure of the pandemic so far
Sir Philip Green's Arcadia retail empire has collapsed in the worst single corporate failure of the COVID-19 crisis to date, leaving 13,000 jobs hanging in the balance.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

Struggling coffee chain Caffe Nero rejects bid from billionaire brothers
Caffe Nero has rejected a takeover bid from the petrol station entrepreneurs who recently agreed a deal to buy supermarket chain Asda.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

Caffè Nero rejects bid from billionaire Asda brothers
The coffee shop chain, which is struggling to pay its rents, called the offer "opportunistic".
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

Interserve break-up gathers pace with RMD Kwikform sale
The break-up of Interserve, once one of the UK's biggest outsourcing groups, is to gather pace with plans to sell the jewel in its crown for more than £150m.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

Microsoft files patent to record and score meetings on body language
Facial expressions and how long staff speak for would contribute to a score given to a meeting.
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

$44bn mega-deal proves data is big business
Asked to name the most valuable commodity, most people would probably plump for gold or another precious metal, such as platinum.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

Has Topshop boss Philip Green done anything wrong?
Every generation has its business pantomime villain - what's the real story with Philip Green?
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

Is my pension ruined if a retail empire crumbles?
The expected collapse of Topshop owner Arcadia means many pension holders are likely to take a hit.
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

Topshop owner’s collapse was 'inevitable'
Sir Philip Green's failure to invest in Arcadia has led to its downfall, says a former boss of Topshop.
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

New Lloyds boss may land £5.5m pay day
Charlie Nunn is to replace Antonio Horta-Osorio, who leaves the bank in the summer.
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

Welsh pubs and restaurants banned from selling alcohol and face 6pm curfew
Pubs and restaurants across Wales will be banned from selling alcohol and be forced to close at 6pm every evening.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

Ex-Army officer marches on with £10m Infogrid funding
A British technology start-up which is helping the NHS to monitor the safety of hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic is raising more than $15m of funding to accelerate its expansion.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

BAE Systems: '4,000 UK jobs sustained' by £2.4bn munitions contract
BAE Systems says a new 15-year contract to supply the UK's armed forces with munitions will sustain 4,000 jobs at the company.

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30-Nov-2020 - Source: Sky News

Asda's billionaire brothers make a bid for Caffè Nero
The Issa brothers have offered to buy the chain, which is struggling to pay its rents.
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30-Nov-2020 - Source: BBC News

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