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Manston firm offering businesses facemasks in return for donation to T…

Keith Edwards of Edwards Embroidery says face masks are on offer for a donation A Manston embroidery and workwear company is offering businesses free face masks – in return for a donation to be passed to Caremark Thanet. Edwards Embroidery and Trews Workwear, based

Many businesses expect to recover from coronavirus within a year

A researcher from the University of Amsterdam has found that while many entrepreneurs believe they will recover from the current economic downturn inside of a year, business leaders in the wake of the coronavirus crisis is widely varied. Henk Volberda, Professor of Strategic Management and Innovation

The Week in Business: What a Biden Economy Could Look Like

Good morning from the coronavirus time warp, where case numbers go in the wrong direction at a record clip and testing falls short yet again. But at least we have Storm King back! (And Disney World, yikes.) Here’s what you need to know for

How Two Young Scientists Built A $250 Million Business Using Yeast To …

Houston-based Solugen is making cheaper, more effective industrial chemicals to help scrub everything from pools and hot tubs to oil and gas companies’ wastewater. Up next: fertilizers. A long standing poker game with a group of University of Texas Southwestern medical students in Dallas

BUSINESS LIVE: Largest economic fall in 41 years reported;

BUSINESS LIVE: Largest economic fall in 41 years reported; Shell to write down assets by £18bn; FCA lifts Wirecard restrictions By This Is Money Published: 03:05 EDT, 30 June 2020 | Updated: 06:02 EDT, 30 June 2020 Markets are expected to extend their rally

Commercial landlords expect shortfall on rent day for UK retailers | B…

It is a critical day for the UK’s commercial landlords as they attempt to collect £2.5bn in rent from their struggling tenants, including retailers, restaurants and pubs. Wednesday marks the second so-called quarter day, one of the year’s four occasions when rent is paid

HSBC resumes plan to cut 35,000 jobs worldwide | Business

The coronavirus lockdown has prompted some of the UK’s most prominent companies to announce large-scale job losses. The aviation, automotive and retail sectors have been among the worst hit, as businesses adjust to dramatically reduced revenue projections. While the government’s job retention scheme has

Unilever picks London as its home over Rotterdam | Business

Unilever has picked London as its home in an about-face on the company’s 2018 decision to “go Dutch” which was abandoned after a revolt by British shareholders. Despite a fresh internal review at the consumer goods group that this time selected London rather than Rotterdam

Silicon Valley can fight systemic racism by supporting Black-owned bus…

As the United States sees its second week of large-scale protests against police brutality, it’s painfully clear that the country’s racial divide requires significant short- and long-term action. But most of these calls for change gloss over the role Silicon Valley can and should

California to Vote on Business Tax Hike Worth Up to $12B – NBC Los Ang…

California voters in November will decide whether to increase property taxes on commercial and industrial land to raise up to an estimated $12 billion annually for public schools and city halls across the state. The ballot measure contest will pit big city mayors and