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German factory orders slump; US-China trade breakthough – business liv…

4.11am EDT 04:11 German factory slump: what the experts say The slump in German factory orders raises the risk that Europe’s largest economy is in recession. German GDP fell by 0.1% in April-June, and there’s little sign of a bounce-back in July-September. Carsten Brzeski,

Calls for debate over proposed Business Improvement District in Taunto…

A TAUNTON businessman has raised concerns the town could ‘sleepwalk’ into a scheme it doesn’t want. The man, who has created an anonymous website against the proposed Business Improvement District, known as BID, says more needs to be done to ensure all eligible voters

High Street: Five ways UK shopping has changed

Image copyright Getty Images Hardly a month goes by without news of another wave of shops shutting. So, how many shops have closed recently – and what’s behind the High Street crisis? What shops are closing? A record 2,481 shops disappeared from UK High

New Bacup business for mum who had reflexology during IVF treatment

AN introduction to reflexology during IVF treatment eventually led to a business brainwave for one mum. Catherine Hunter retrained as a reflexologist, after a career as a medical receptionist. The 45-year-old, from Sharneyford, started off by volunteering at Sure Start in Todmorden before taking

The Art of Delegation in a Small Business – Bytestart

Delegation should be easy to do, or so you might think, however it can be very challenging in certain situations particularly for owners of small businesses. As a business owner with a very small team, I have found it can be even harder to

Imperial launches online course on sustainability for business profess…

Imperial has launched a new online course designed to help professionals become more sustainable in their business practices. Developed by academics at Imperial College Business School, the course is aimed at potential future MBA students and at professionals who want to develop their understanding

Stock markets await eurozone growth data ahead of Fed rate decision – …

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. After yesterday’s heavy losses, European markets are expected to bounce back today ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s rate decision. A number of disappointing corporate

Investors await signal on fresh ECB economic stimulus – business live …

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Boris Johnson has started his reign as prime minister with a brutal cabinet cull. He promised on Tuesday to steal leadership rival Jeremy Hunt’s ideas,

Boeing takes $5bn compensation hit over 737 MAX crashes | Business New…

Boeing is taking a $4.9bn (£3.9bn) charge to compensate airlines following the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX fleet after two crashes. The crisis-hit firm said lost sales, reduced production and the compensation payments it was expecting to hand over to date would cost

Tsugaru Joins Lengthening List of San Jose Japantown Business Closures…

SAN JOSE (KPIX) — After nearly 50 years in business, the restaurant Tsugaru will shutter and join a small but growing list of decades-old businesses that have shut down in the small, quaint Japantown area of San Jose. “They watched our kids grow up,”