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Energy bills to soar in biggest increase in a decade

Energy bills to soar in biggest increase in a decade

The hike in gas and electricity costs will affect 15 million households in the UK

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‘No jab, no job’ policies set to spark deluge of employment tribunals, lawyers warn

‘No jab, no job’ policies set to spark deluge of employment...

Unions lead backlash after minister claims ‘good idea’ for companies to insist staff...

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Sensex opens flat as Asian markets tumble, FTSE 100 ends with gains

Sensex opens flat as Asian markets tumble, FTSE 100 ends...

Asian indices dipped in early trade despite a positive US closing as Chinese stocks...

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Number of people on furlough falls by 590,000 to lowest level since scheme opened

Number of people on furlough falls by 590,000 to lowest...

1.9 million remain on government-supported scheme as employers prepare to shoulder...

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Pingdemic hinders car production bounceback

Pingdemic hinders car production bounceback

Up to 30 per cent of workers self-isolating after being pinged by NHS Covid app

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‘Completely unacceptable’: Drug firm Advanz fined £100m for making thyroid drug unaffordable for NHS

‘Completely unacceptable’: Drug firm Advanz fined £100m...

Prime minister criticises pharmaceutical company for ‘taking advantage’ of healthcare...

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Sunak’s stamp duty cut was a mistake, economists say

Sunak’s stamp duty cut was a mistake, economists say

Chancellor’s tax break helped push prices up beyond any tax savings for buyers

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AstraZeneca may be done with vaccines. That’s sad but not surprising

AstraZeneca may be done with vaccines. That’s sad but not...

The company did the world a solid by agreeing to offer its treatment at cost price....

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What’s next for the US economy?

What’s next for the US economy?

GDP growth disappointed economists but there are still reasons for cautious optimism,...

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Toy maker Mattel warns of Christmas price rises due to Covid supply problems

Toy maker Mattel warns of Christmas price rises due to...

Manufacturer of Barbie says shoppers will face higher festive prices

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Pingdemic hinders car production bounce back

Pingdemic hinders car production bounce back

Up to 30 per cent of workers self-isolating after being pinged by NHS Covid app

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Sensex rises 250 points following revival in Asia and US Fed decision, FTSE 100 ends higher

Sensex rises 250 points following revival in Asia and US...

US fed decided to keep its interest rate near zero, helping US and Asian markets

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Living Wage Foundation rails against insecure work as Labour belatedly wakes up

Living Wage Foundation rails against insecure work as Labour...

Nearly four million suffer from insecure work and nearly half have spent time away...

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Cabinet split grows over China’s role in UK’s electric car industry

Cabinet split grows over China’s role in UK’s electric...

The UK’s electric car supply chain is too vulnerable to Chinese influence some senior...

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650,000 UK firms in ‘serious financial distress’ despite easing of restrictions, experts warn

650,000 UK firms in ‘serious financial distress’ despite...

Firms saddled with large debts could hamper recovery from pandemic, say insolvency...

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Sensex down 300 points as Asian markets tumble, FTSE 100 dragged down by consumer stocks

Sensex down 300 points as Asian markets tumble, FTSE 100...

Lysol maker Reckitt Benckiser missed quarterly sales estimates adding to the pressure...

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