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Morrisons' shareholder will not back takeover bid

Silchester International says it is not inclined to support a £6.3bn deal for the supermarket chain.

Tesco offers £1,000 joining bonus for HGV lorry drivers

The supermarket chain is deploying the recruitment tactic amid a shortage in lorry drivers.

Covid: Insurance threat for pinged holidaymakers

Some travel insurance policies will not cover cancellation costs for travellers told to self-isolate.

IMF upgrades UK economic forecast

Wealth gap between countries could widen due to differing access to Covid vaccines, the IMF says.

Stain remover demand rises as distancing shrinks

Vanish-maker Reckitt says the end of social distancing has led to a focus on appearance.

Bid for better bailiffs as pandemic debts rise

A plan is agreed to reduce aggressive debt collection, although charities still want statutory regulation.

Activision staff condemn firm's response to harassment claims

About 1,000 Activision Blizzard staff sign a letter describing managers' response as insulting.

House prices at new high as buyers seek more space

Strong demand for houses will last into 2022 as buyers react to the pandemic, says property website Zoopla.

Tesla profit surge driven by record car deliveries

The electric carmaker's revenues nearly doubled in the three months to 30 June compared with last year.

China stocks see biggest slump in US since 2008 financial crisis

The value of New York-listed Chinese companies has plummeted after a series of crackdowns by Beijing.

UK defence firm bid monitored by government

The government says it will monitor the proposed sale of Ultra Electronics to US equity-owned Cobham.

Bezos' $2bn offer to get back in race to the Moon

The billionaire offers to cover $2bn in Nasa costs to be reconsidered for a Moon lander contract.

Covid: More pinged workers eligible for daily tests instead of isolation

Waste workers, prison staff and defence workers will be able to avoid isolation, the government says.

Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors feels chip shortage strain

Tata Motors sees losses narrow, but warns that a lack of semiconductors could halve car production.

Tesco Bank to close all its current accounts

The bank says most of the accounts have limited activity and are not being used.

Air travel yet to meaningfully restart, says UK industry

Bookings have not recovered due to the "frustrating" traffic light system, a trade group says.

Ministers consider blocking China's role in UK nuclear power

The move, amid rising tensions with Beijing, could impact the development of a plant in Suffolk.

Why remote working leaves us vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Experts warn working from home has led to complacency over security protocols

How global conferences are using tech to stay in business

Moving events online kept the industry going during the pandemic and now they're here to stay.

Heatwave: The worst jobs to have when temperatures soar

Not all jobs are equal when it comes to working in extreme heat, but which are the worst?

Is there a solution to the hospitality staff crisis?

Aside from Covid and Brexit, are there other reasons for the shortage of hospitality workers?

CEO Secrets: 'Four-day weeks are good for business'

CEO Joe Munns says giving his workers a three-day weekend makes them happier and more productive.

The little tech firm gunning for an airspeed record

Electroflight has built the E-NXT which it hopes will break the electric airspeed record.

Using plastic waste to help solve sand shortages

With construction sand in short supply crushed plastic is being used as an alternative.

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