Alys Key

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Tesco is shutting down its online shopping unit Tesco Direct, putting 500 people at risk of redundancy. [...]

22 May

Iconic shoe brand Dr. Martens has poached the current boss of Cath Kidston to be its new chief executive. [...]

21 May

Next is taking a stand against a wave of rent cuts handed out to its high street peers by demanding equal treatment from landlords. [...]

21 May

British businesses could face soaring costs when hiring employees from Europe unless the UK's immigration system is reformed, [...]

21 May

Marks & Spencer is expected to accelerate its transformation plans this week, as it reports another decline in profits. [...]

20 May

MPs are planning their own inquiry into the tie-up of Sainsbury's and Asda, separate to the competition watchdog's probe. [...]

20 May

​Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant empire has become the latest victim of a turbulent market, swinging to a multi-million pound [...]

17 May

Carluccio's has confirmed that it will close around nearly a third of its restaurants, making it the latest high street name [...]

17 May

London's position as one of the leading technology hubs in the world was cemented yesterday as a new report ranked it alongside [...]

17 May

Royal Mail handed almost £6m to its new boss to buy him out of his contract, in a move which has been slammed as "obscene" by [...]

16 May

Three major airlines yesterday inked a deal to work together on trans-atlantic routes. [...]

15 May

The government pledged to clarify its Brexit position yesterday, just hours after Mick Jagger urged leaders to firm up their [...]

15 May

Travel company Thomas Cook could offload its party-led brand for young holidaymakers, it emerged today. [...]

14 May

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is in intensive care after undergoing emergency surgery on Saturday night. [...]

6 May

Fully digital divorce applications are now available to the public, the Ministry of Justice announced today. [...]

6 May