Wales Chief Medical Officer: ‘Draconian’ steps may be reintroduced if cases keep rising

More “draconian” measures could be reintroduced in Wales if cases of Covid-19 continue to soar, the country’s chief medical officer has warned. Dr Frank Atherton said he has been “disappointed” to see many people have...

Lessons fatherhood taught me about business

Here’s something that you’ll hear rarely — running a business is like raising a child. While this analogy may be strange, I believe it holds true. There’s no business person I know out there that...

Tesco website hit by hackers, leaving thousands of customers frustrated

Tesco has been hit by hackers, leaving thousands of frustrated shoppers unable to buy groceries online at Britain’s biggest supermarket. The outage leaves its grocery website and app down for a second day, with people...

UK phone networks to block scam calls from abroad

Phone providers are to automatically block online calls from abroad that are made to look as if they come from UK numbers, as part of efforts to crack down on a rise in foreign...

HSBC profits rise 74% as economy rebounds from Covid crisis

HSBC’s profits rose 74% in the third quarter as improving economic conditions allowed the bank to release hundreds of millions of pounds originally set aside for a potential jump in loan defaults during the...

80% of UK employers plan to hire over next 12 months

The majority of UK employers are planning to hire staff over the next 12 months, the highest recruitment intentions in eight years, as Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic have caused acute shortages of workers...

Majority of UK office workers have suffered or witnessed misconduct in their careers

Three-quarters of office workers in the UK have either witnessed or personally experienced misconduct at some point in their careers, according to a new study. Almost half of office workers in the UK have personally...

Brewdog’s solid gold beer can ad misleading, ASA says

A Brewdog promotion which said customers could win “solid gold” beer cans was misleading, the advertising watchdog has found. The Scottish brewer offered shoppers the chance to find a gold can hidden in cases sold...

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