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WhatsApp delays launch of business feature after privacy backlash
WhatsApp is delaying the rollout of new business features following a user backlash over the company's data sharing practices.
Barclays weigh £3bn float of online retailer Very Group
The proprietors of The Daily Telegraph have begun exploring plans for a £3bn-plus flotation of Very Group, their booming online retail operation.
COVID-19: Supreme Court backs small firms over business interruption insurance claims
Small firms are cheering a Supreme Court ruling that forces insurers to pay out on disputed coronavirus business interruption claims worth at least £1.2bn.
COVID-19: Economy returned to reverse gear in November as lockdowns choked fightback
The UK economy returned to a reverse gear in November as tightened coronavirus restrictions took their toll on the fightback from the steepest recession on record, according to official figures.
COVID-19: Pleas for more support ahead of Sunak's Budget
The chancellor is facing growing pressure to give more support to people and businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
ITV picks firm to screen successors to chairman Bazalgette
ITV is kicking off a search for a new chairman as Sir Peter Bazalgette prepares to step down next year after almost a decade on the broadcaster’s board.
COVID-19: Joe Biden unveils $1.9trn plan to help US fight coronavirus
President-elect Joe Biden has revealed a $1.9trn (£1.4trn) stimulus package to help the US get through the coronavirus pandemic.
Housebuilder Avant lays foundations for £500m auction
The owners of Avant Homes Group, one of Britain’s biggest private housebuilders, are preparing to kick off a long-delayed auction of the company that could fetch more than £500m.
COVID-19: Rio Ferdinand nets board role at lockdown-hit Gym Group
Former Manchester United and England footballer Rio Ferdinand is to join the board of Gym Group, the low-cost fitness operator.
Lidl named UK's cheapest supermarket as it pips Aldi by 34p in annual Which? study
Lidl has narrowly beaten budget rival Aldi to be named the cheapest supermarket of 2020, according to Which?