‘Time To Act’ Podcast Ep. 5: Recognizing Your Own Bias In D&I Work

Conversations around diversity and inclusion can be uncomfortable — particularly in the workplace. In this new podcast, host Y-Vonne Hutchinson — CEO and founder of ReadySet, a diversity and inclusion consulting and strategy firm — speaks with business leaders who are driving discussions within their organizations and taking bold action to advance and accelerate change. […]

TikTok and parent company ByteDance have reportedly sued rival app Triller

TikTok and its Chinese parent ByteDance filed a case in San Francisco federal court in response to a patent infringement lawsuit that Triller filed in July. In its lawsuit, Triller claimed that TikTok and ByteDance have been infringing on its patents and stealing its technology for years. In the latest legal filing, TikTok and ByteDance […]

SEISS third grant: When is the next Self-Employment Income Support Scheme grant paid?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has now doubled the amount of support eligible claimants can expect to receive from the next Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant. There have already been two SEISS grants, […]

Jim Cramer identifies five investment themes for a 'rocky week' on Wall Street

"Get comfortable, because this is going to be a rocky week," CNBC's Jim Cramer said. "With Covid raging and no stimulus in sight, we've got five bull markets that work here: 5G, digitization, hygiene, home renovation and cars," the "Mad Money" host said. "You need to be disciplined and start buying them into weakness," he […]

Sunak under pressure to reveal whereabouts of his own investments

The chancellor is under pressure to reveal where his multimillion-pound personal fortune is invested after suggestions that some of his wealth, which is managed by a so-called blind trust, could be held in offshore tax havens. Opposition MPs and transparency campaigners on Monday called on Rishi Sunak to be “completely transparent” about where his wealth […]

Big Issue launches urgent Christmas Appeal as sales struggle

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The potential loss is based on this years’ cover price, and the assumption that sales will remain 40 per cent down year-on-year, as they have been since street selling resumed in early […]

Up to 100 jobs at risk as Langham’s brasserie teeters on brink

Langan’s Brasserie, the London restaurant once co-owned by the actor Michael Caine and famous as a 1980s celebrity haunt frequented by diners as diverse as Princess Margaret, Muhammad Ali and Mick Jagger, is teetering on the brink of administration. Up to 100 jobs are at risk at the brasserie, which was opened in 1976 by […]

UK borrowing on course to exceed £1bn a day but markets unperturbed

Halfway through the 2020-21 financial year the question is not whether the UK deficit is on course for a peacetime high but by just how much the previous record will be broken. By some distance, is the answer. The bare figures are as follows. In September alone the government ran a deficit of £36bn, a […]

Betting income returning to pre-Covid levels, says William Hill

William Hill has said betting income is gradually returning to pre-Covid levels but it expects to feel the effects of regional lockdowns as well as from a string of unpredictable results in sports being played behind closed doors. The bookmaker, which is the subject of a £2.9bn takeover by the US casino company Caesars, reported […]