McDonald's sales dip just 3.4% as US stores stay open
McDonald’s sales fell less than 4% in the first three months of the year, despite closures due to lockdown measures prompted by the coronavirus.
April 9, 2020 11:40 am
Chancellor announces aid for charities
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £750m package to keep struggling charities afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9, 2020 11:24 am
'Drop in global trade to be worse than 2008 crisis'
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is predicting a severe decline in international commerce this year.
April 9, 2020 11:21 am
Tesla cuts staff pay as COVID-19 halts production
Electric car-maker Tesla will reduce staff pay and put non-essential workers on furlough while production of its vehicles is stopped due to coronavirus.
April 9, 2020 10:58 am
Twitter boss pledges $1bn for relief effort
Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter and payment app Square, has said he will donate $1bn (£810m) towards efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
April 8, 2020 5:30 pm
Air New Zealand pilots look set to lose jobs
Up to 400 Air New Zealand pilots look set to lose their jobs as part of the airline’s plan to slash one third of its workforce.
April 7, 2020 11:53 am
Don't bail out airlines, say climate campaigners
More than 250 trades unions and environment groups have signed an open letter opposing plans for bailing out the aviation industry.
April 7, 2020 11:41 am
UK drivers win first round in VW 'dieselgate' case
Thousands of UK motorists have won the first stage of a High Court action against Volkswagen over the installation of emissions cheating devices in its diesel vehicles.
April 7, 2020 11:37 am
Businesses encouraged to be resolute
Retailers have been advised to be resolute as Fiji goes through financial and economic uncertainties caused by COVID-19.
April 6, 2020 12:40 pm
Young and low-paid to be among worst hit in lockdown says study
Young workers and the worst paid are the most likely to be affected by the closure of businesses amid the coronavirus lockdown, a study says.
April 6, 2020 11:51 am
NMC Health lender applies to court for administration
One of the United Arab Emirates’ largest banks has applied to the UK’s High Court to appoint administrators for the troubled private hospital operator NMC Health.
April 6, 2020 11:47 am
New York subway system has lost 22 workers to COVID-19
At least 22 New York City subway employees have died of complications due to Coronavirus, according to Metropolitan Transit Authority spokesman Aaron Donovan.