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Gourmet Burger Kitchen rescued by Giraffe owner

"As with a number of dining businesses, the broader challenges facing 'bricks and mortar' operators, combined with the effect of the lockdown, resulted in a deterioration in financial performance and a material funding requirement," Gavin Maher, Joint Administrator at...

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EU gets $4bn bargaining chip in US trade row

Image copyright Reuters The European Union may impose new border taxes on up to $4bn (£3.08bn) in US goods annually as punishment for subsidies provided to Boeing, the World Trade Organization has ruled. The decision is the latest step in a long-running feud between...

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Shenzhen residents embrace digital currency

Image copyright Getty Images China's central bank has issued 10 million yuan ($1.5m; £1.1m) worth of digital currency to 50,000 people in the Shenzhen area via a lottery.The move is the latest in a series of trials testing out China's new Digital Currency Electronic...

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How to get a job: Top bosses share their secrets

By Howard MustoeBusiness reporterMore jobs are being lost as Coronavirus lockdowns hit the economy. For the jobs that remain, the question is, how to stand out as an applicant?We ask nine top bosses for their thoughts.Holly Tucker, founder of Not On The High Street:...

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Foxconn investment falls short of Trump promise

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Foxconn initially said it would invest $10bn in a new manufacturing facility in Wisconsin Foxconn Technology Group's investments in the US have fallen short of promises made in 2017, when US President Donald Trump hailed the...

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All Bar One owner consulting on job cuts

Image copyright Getty Images Mitchells & Butlers, the pubs and restaurants group, has begun redundancy consultations with a number of staff as it struggles with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. M&B, whose chains include Harvester and All Bar One, has...

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