Thursday 13 May, 2021
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Credit company Provident Financial has announced it is withdrawing from doorstep lending after 140 years. The company blamed “changing industry and regulatory dynamics” as well as “shifting customer preferences”. Ending...

Goldman Sachs has told its UK and US bankers they need to be ready to return to the office in June. BBC News reported That is the date on which the government hopes to lift legal limits on social contact in England. While for many working...

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Wednesday that she expects to engage with top Chinese trade officials “in the near term” to assess their performance in implementing the “Phase 1” trade agreement between the two countries....

Recently ended the 129th virtual Canton Fair has successfully aroused strong impetus into world trade and the global economic recovery. Said a spokesman of China Canton Fair Xu Bing A total of 26,000 participating companies submitted more than...

Cultural and creative businesses to be encouraged to take up residence as Square Mile adapts to new ways of working.  According to Guardian news the City of London is planning to create at least 1,500 new homes by repurposing offices and other...

Businesses should help “level up” the UK by investing away from London and the south-east, but there is no “quick fix” to persuade firms to relocate to the poorest parts of the UK, such as Blackpool or Blackburn, the head of the CBI...

Brexit has given the UK back its independence and boosted innovation, inventor Sir James Dyson said last week.  “We’ve got our freedom, we can make trade agreements with other countries outside Europe [and] we can employ people...

Formula 1 has confirmed that Saturday’s qualifying for the Emilia-Romagna GP will be brought forward an hour “as a mark of respect” for the funeral of Prince Philip. From Sky Sports Qualifying at Imola was previously scheduled...

By Jian Sun on Apr 13th, 2021

The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the expansion was led by a 1.3% increase in manufacturing output and a 1.6% boost in construction as most nonessential shops remained closed due to a nationwide lockdown.  The U.K. economy...

China slapped a record 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe found the e-commerce giant had abused its dominant market position for several years. By Reuters News The fine,...