Encouraging signs of a return to cash use by people and businesses were seen in August as people ventured out to pubs and back to work, according to the Post Office.
Online giant Amazon is set to hire dozens of engineers to develop autonomous deliveries in the UK, after online shopping took off during lockdown.
News of a potential new stumbling block on the UK’s road to negotiating a deal with the European Union before the end of the year sent the FTSE 100 soaring in London on Monday.
Tesco has said that Charles Wilson, the boss of its Booker wholesale business, is to leave the retail giant – following its two top executives out the door.
Pension providers are having to stand by and watch as customers transfer their life savings to potential scammers, a report claims.
The number of people leaving donations to charities in their wills has jumped by 56% in the past 12 months compared with a year earlier, according to a legal services provider.
More than 1,000 low-deposit mortgage deals have vanished from the market in the past six months, in a blow to first-time buyers.
Media group Future has said its digital business has been buoyed by soaring visitor numbers in recent months, meaning it now expects full-year profits to be ahead of market forecasts.
The average price of a property has tipped over £245,000 for the first time on record, according to an index.
Markets across Europe slumped into the red after a sell-off in US tech stocks drove a widespread decline in sentiment.
The UK Government’s support packages are proving just the business for a third of Scotland’s workforce and are key to supporting, protecting and creating jobs across the country.
The London markets slumped into the red after a poor start to trading in the US weighed down on European sentiment.
Revolution Bars has said it smashed expectations last month after the Government’s pledge to give diners half-price meals made people flock to its sites, but warned that 11 bars could stay closed for much longer.
Online retailer The Hut Group has confirmed plans for a £4.5 billion stock market listing in what will be London’s first major flotation since the coronavirus crisis struck.
Jet2 airline owner Dart Group has said prices will need to remain “enticing” to attract cautious holidaymakers as more countries are added to the UK’s coronavirus quarantine list.
The FTSE 100 jumped higher as equity traders welcomed a dip in the pound and speculation that a Covid-19 vaccine could be rushed out in time for Christmas.
The governor of the Bank of England has restated that the Bank expects the Covid-19 pandemic to permanently scar the economy by reducing gross domestic product (GDP) by 1.5%.
The Gym Group saw revenues for the past six months cut by almost half and swung to a loss after it was forced to close branches amid the pandemic.
Investors holding shares in Barratt Developments will be forced to wait for the company to pay out another dividend, after its profit nearly halved in the most recent financial year.
The FTSE 100 slumped to a three-month low after it was dragged down by the pound’s recent rally.
Shares in Saga almost doubled in value on Tuesday morning, after the company confirmed reports that its former boss was returning, and bringing a £100 million investment to boot.
Those unable to get a bank account risk being left behind after the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the ongoing trend towards electronic payments, experts have said.
The boss of recruitment giant Hays has said there will be no “turning our back on the office”, and insisted employees will return to their workplaces once Covid-19 fears ease.
European markets closed lower after a “lacklustre” trading session which saw them weighed down by strong local currencies.
Waitrose will offer half-hour deliveries to more than half a million customers after signing a deal with Deliveroo.
Housebuilding giant Barratt Developments is set to reveal tumbling annual profits on Wednesday after seeing a slump in the number of homes built amid the lockdown.
The company behind subprime lender Amigo Loans said that it had seen a massive drop in profit as its founder eyes a return in what could prove to be a drawn-out battle with the board.
London markets drifted into the red as traders turned their focus to Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell as he gave Wall Street a shot in the arm with a soft approach to inflation.
The Works has swung to an annual loss after being weighed down by impairment charges caused by the pandemic.
Recruitment giant Hays has warned over further cuts to its workforce as it revealed annual profits plunged by nearly two-thirds after the Covid-19 crisis hit hiring worldwide.