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Coronavirus latest: China air traffic rebounds
(Fri, 29 May 2020 02:13:28 GMT)

Reporting of UK companies’ gender pay gaps tumbles in pandemic
Only half of eligible groups submit data after government removes requirement because of coronavirus
(Thu, 28 May 2020 23:01:19 GMT)

Sunak appeals to science in push for swifter easing of UK restrictions
Johnson shows signs of relaxing ‘extreme caution’ as debate over 2-metre rule grows
(Thu, 28 May 2020 19:45:28 GMT)

Johnson outlines phased reopening of shops and schools
Groups of up to 6 able to meet outdoors in England from Monday while maintaining social distancing
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:54:19 GMT)

Johnson stops advisers commenting on Cummings’ lockdown trips
UK prime minister says it would be wrong for chief scientific and medical officers to discuss ‘political’ matter
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:33:39 GMT)

UK tax authority accuses General Electric of fraud in $1bn dispute
HMRC applies to change its case to allege that fraudulent misrepresentations were made
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:30:05 GMT)

Technical glitches overshadow UK’s track and trace launch
Dido Harding tells MPs programme will not be fully operational at a local level until end of June
(Thu, 28 May 2020 18:27:03 GMT)

UK opens door to citizenship for 300,000 HK residents
Extension to visa rights promised if Beijing does not row back on national security laws
(Thu, 28 May 2020 17:47:39 GMT)

Premier League agrees June 17 restart following coronavirus suspension
More than £500m at stake for clubs from broadcasting and sponsorship revenues
(Thu, 28 May 2020 17:43:22 GMT)

Fiscal policy must now support the recovery
Governments have a chance to invest in reshaping economies
(Thu, 28 May 2020 17:35:30 GMT)

Bookshop browsing is coming back for bibliophiles
One unresolved problem is how to quarantine sampled volumes
(Thu, 28 May 2020 17:10:09 GMT)

Sturgeon remains wary as she loosens Scotland lockdown
‘Soft start’ for construction and limited travel and recreation from Friday
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:25:35 GMT)

Monsoon on brink of calling in administrators
UK fashion chain struggles to find a buyer, leaving 3,500 jobs at risk
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:22:24 GMT)

Post-Covid era looks bleak for galleries and museums
Directors warn social-distancing rules will weigh heavily on visitor numbers
(Thu, 28 May 2020 16:10:32 GMT)

UK suffers second-highest death rate from coronavirus
FT analysis of data from 19 countries finds Britain suffering heavy toll from pandemic
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:50:05 GMT)

Bank of England’s recovery forecasts are narrow
It has used ‘scenario’ to describe only its best predictions for the impact of Covid-19
(Thu, 28 May 2020 15:48:43 GMT)

Chancellor to trigger employers’ furlough contributions from August
Government balances risk of escalating cost to exchequer against a sudden rise in redundancies
(Thu, 28 May 2020 14:17:35 GMT)

Can we combine our Lifetime Isa accounts to buy a property?
My partner and I are saving for our first house and hope to benefit from our joint savings
(Thu, 28 May 2020 11:48:30 GMT)

EU’s decision to block Three-O2 deal annulled
Rationale for stopping UK telecoms deal in 2016 was based on ‘several errors’, says court
(Thu, 28 May 2020 11:18:36 GMT)

Lockdown countdown: a farmer and a fruit-picker face the future with hope — and trepidation 
In this FT series, people share their stories of this extraordinary time
(Thu, 28 May 2020 10:00:30 GMT)

Trade Secrets: Supply Chain Disruption
The death of globalisation and world-encompassing supply chains has been foretold so often it is hard to imagine it might actually be happening. Could Covid-19 be the blow that finally shatters them?
(Thu, 28 May 2020 04:02:18 GMT)

Businesses get creative to battle Covid-19 drop-off
Switching from bulk service sector to retail is a steep learning curve for many companies
(Thu, 28 May 2020 04:01:05 GMT)

Will ageism get worse in the post-pandemic workplace?
New focus on older people as ‘vulnerable’ has serious consequences for over-60s at work
(Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:30 GMT)

Be wary of scapegoating ‘just-in-time’ supply chains
Argument that diversifying or reshoring is necessary is easy to make but oversimplified
(Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:28 GMT)

Britain’s Brexiters still do not understand Europe
The underlying assumption remains that the UK is somehow ‘owed’ privileged access
(Thu, 28 May 2020 04:00:27 GMT)

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