More grim retail news as WH Smith says 1,500 jobs at risk

More grim retail news as WH Smith says 1,500 jobs at risk

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WH Smith is threatening to cut up to 1,500 jobs after taking a huge hit during lockdown. The retailer said its airport and railway station stores had been particularly badly affected while its high street stores were also significantly down. Manageme

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Independent retailer, who pleaded with people to support high street shops, closes for good

Independent retailer, who pleaded with people to support high street shops, closes for good

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An independent retailer who pleaded with people to support high street shops has decided enough is enough. Tim Hudson had tried for months to keep his cycle shop going in the face of mounting pressure from online competition and changing shopping hab

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300 jobs set to go as former Cherry Valley duck business consults on closure

300 jobs set to go as former Cherry Valley duck business consults on closure

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The Grimsby area duck processing business of Avara Foods looks set to close with the loss of up to 300 jobs. Known as Cherry Valley until an acquisition five years ago, the parent company of the proud 60-year-old operation, has told how it has been u

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UK firms have secured nearly £50bn in coronavirus loan scheme finance

UK firms have secured nearly £50bn in coronavirus loan scheme finance

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More than a 1.1 million firms have secured funding from the UK Government's various coronavirus loan schemes with a total lending book of nearly £50bn. The schemes, which were launched by the UK Government to support firms across the UK hit by t

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Wealth management specialist Mattioli Woods completes £22m-plus deal for Hurley Partners

Wealth management specialist Mattioli Woods completes £22m-plus deal for Hurley Partners

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A wealth management specialist has bought out a smaller rival in a deal potentially worth more than £22 million. Leicester-based Mattioli Woods, which provides financial planning, investment and pension services as well as employee benefits support,

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1,100 jobs at risk as Pizza Express plans to close 67 restaurants and puts itself up for sale

1,100 jobs at risk as Pizza Express plans to close 67 restaurants and puts itself up for sale

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Up to 1,100 jobs are at risk at restaurant chain Pizza Express after the firm announced proposals to close around 67 of its sites. The company is planning to launch a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) in the "near future" amid moved to pu

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Hammerson to raise £825m as CEO says 'outdated' rental model needs to change

Hammerson to raise £825m as CEO says 'outdated' rental model needs to change

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Retail landlord Hammerson is set to raise more than £800 million as it sells its 50 per cent stake in its European shopping centre owner VIA Outlets and asks shareholders to contribute. The company said the moves would help it pay down a massive debt

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Warning that UK economy won’t recover until late-2024

Warning that UK economy won’t recover until late-2024

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Britain is set for a long and hard recovery according to accounting giant Ernst & Young (EY). The country’s third biggest accountants has warned GDP won’t get back to 2019 levels until the end of 2024. And its latest forecast suggests the economy

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Fresh call to create Freeport next to East Midlands Airport

Fresh call to create Freeport next to East Midlands Airport

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A fresh call has been made to create a tax-free port near East Midlands Airport to help Britain stay ahead of the game post-Brexit. As the country faces the huge economic consequences of a the lockdown along with a potential no-deal Breixt later this

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Genting Casino looks to axe more than 1,600 jobs and close casinos

Genting Casino looks to axe more than 1,600 jobs and close casinos

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Gambling giant Genting Casino is to make up to 1,642 redundancies in what union bosses are calling a “slap in the face to workers”. The global corporation, one of the largest gaming companies in the UK, will slash jobs across its 32 clubs and hotel

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