When is Black Friday 2020 and how do you get the best deals in the UK?

Aldi – The discount supermarket is known for not only its food and drinks but also its special buys range, which can include DIY, homeware products and toys. Amazon – An online retail giant, Amazon sells anything and everything you could possibly need from electronics to furniture. Previous Black Friday sales have seen the prices […]

The UK considered shipping migrants 4,000 miles away. This is the influential minister in charge of immigration policy

“The number of illegal small boat crossings is appalling and unacceptably high,” Patel said in a tweet in August. It’s true that the number of asylum-seekers arriving by small boats from across the channel has surged since April 2020 — according to the House of Commons Library, between April and August 2020, around 4,600 people […]

Cineworld’s zero-hours staff face no pay as it confirms UK shutdown

Employers must give employees with less than two years’ service a week of notice – or more according to their contracts. But they do not have to give those on zero-hour contracts any hours during the notice period. That means that workers with less than two years’ service – including many of the students and […]

Mobile Industry Awards 2020: Vodafone UK CEO Nick Jeffery is our Person of the Year

To find out more about these high calibre executives, and the rest of the Power 50 list, click herePrevious winners of the Power 50 Person of the Year: 2019: Marc Allera, CEO, EE and BT Consumer2018: Marc Allera, CEO, EE and BT Consumer2017: David Dyson, CEO Three UK2016: Sebastian James, Group CEO, Dixons Carphone2015: Sebastian James, Group CEO, Dixons […]

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UK cinema admissions on course to be lowest since records began

Last week, after the shock news that the premiere of the new James Bond film was to be pushed back for a second time, from November to April, Cineworld, the UK’s biggest chain, temporarily shut its 127 British cinemas. By the weekend, a fifth of cinemas across the UK had either closed or moved to […]

Supermarket of the year named as Tesco, Waitrose, Asda and more vie to be best in UK

“We couldn’t be a supermarket without the thousands of producers and farmers who’ve all shown incredible resilience to get food on to people’s plates, so I’d like to think this award is for them as well. Their efforts to keep our shops stocked, while at the same time helping us treble our online capacity during […]

Increase public spending to tackle Covid second wave, IMF tells UK

However, under Georgieva’s leadership, the organisation has revised its thinking and throughout the pandemic has urged the UK and other rich nations to boost spending to minimise the economic damage caused by the virus. The IMF is a lender of last resort to countries in financial distress and, as with the UK, issues regular assessments […]

Uber acquires UK minicab software company Autocab

The UK is a particularly heavily regulated market for Uber to operate within, and the company is required to legally set itself up as a minicab firm in each town and city in which it operates. That gives individual councils the power to approve or reject Uber’s application to operate in their jurisdiction, as well […]

Coronavirus: Italy, Vatican City and San Marino added to UK’s quarantine list – Crete is cleared for travel

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