'It would pay for one worker': tier 2 businesses on latest Covid funding

Hospitality and leisure bosses welcome grants but remain wary of uncertain future Coronavirus – latest updates…

Australia politics live: Victoria reports five new coronavirus cases and 400 Melbourne residents given stay-at-home order

Suburbs in Melbourne’s north on high alert after school student tests positive. Follow the latest Follow…

Rishi Sunak to unveil fourth Covid support package for ailing firms

Chancellor to meet employers groups and unions amid pressure from lockdown-hit areas Coronavirus – latest updates…

BP's greener vision has failed to excite shareholders

The oil firm’s tumbling share price shows investors need more than a loose assertion of confidenceHere’s…

NSW eases Covid restrictions on churches and gyms as state reports 10 new cases and Victoria three – politics live

New South Wales coronavirus testing rates increase as Daniel Andrews says Victoria may have recorded its…

Anger as Environment Agency executive takes job at Southern Water

Critics say move an example of ‘cosy relationship’ between industry and regulatorOne of the most senior…

Make climate risk reports mandatory for 480 FTSE firms, say investors

Group urges UK regulators to impose measure on premium-listed companiesAn influential group of investors is urging…

The Bank must not fear radical action. Britain needs negative interest rates

The signs are of relapse, not recovery, when it comes to the pandemic. Central banks must…

‘By May I'd made over £1,000’: teen entrepreneurs defy the Covid slump

With babysitting and shop jobs drying up, some young people have opted to go it alone…

Battle over EU ban on ‘veggie burger’ label reaches key vote

Farmers and meat lobbyists accuse plant-based food producers of ‘cultural hijacking’The terms “veggie burger” and “veggie…