Monday, December 18, 2017
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Gig economy: MPs draft bill to end ‘mass exploitation’ of workers by companies

The law must change to end the “mass exploitation” of workers by companies who use bogus self-employment to avoid granting basic rights like holiday pay and the minimum wage, MPs have...
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Booths: Why our love for independent stores only goes skin deep

  Every time I head back “home”, to the North-west of England, I invariably stop at a Booths. It’s akin to a religious rite, to visit the supermarket that many Northerners regard as...
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Bitcoin crashes after $31m hack of rival cryptocurrency Tether

Bitcoin fell the most in a week after the company behind cryptocurrency tether reported a $31m theft. The amount was taken from the Tether Treasury wallet on 19 November and sent to...
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Brexit: UK workers willing to accept lower wages as deadline to leave EU approaches,...

British workers may be willing to accept lower wages in the wake of the Brexit vote, according to the newest member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee. Sir Dave Ramsden...
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Brexit: Business leaders concerned over what the Budget means for them want more Government...

Millions of business owners across the UK are worried that the Budget will do little to address their concerns and are calling for more support from the Government during the Brexit...
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Canadian company may have overcharged NHS by millions for essential thyroid drug

A drugs firm may have overcharged the NHS by millions of pounds for an essential thyroid drug, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has said. The CMA on Tuesday said that it...
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Brexit: What does Britain losing its EU ‘passporting’ rights mean for banks and how...

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made it clear on Monday that, when the UK leaves the single market, financial services firms based in Britain will lose their “passporting” rights. “On...