Rent-to-own giant Brighthouse close to collapse

Rent-to-own giant Brighthouse close to collapse

Image copyright SOPA Images Rent-to-own giant BrightHouse is close to collapse, the BBC understands, putting 2,400 jobs at risk. The company is expected to fall into administration on Monday after facing an influx of compensation claims for selling to people who could not repay. Stricter lending rules More...

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Coronavirus: What are shops doing about stockpiling?
By Boston Journal On Saturday, March 21st, 2020
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Coronavirus: What are shops doing about stockpiling?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCritical care nurse Dawn was driven to despair by the actions of panic-buyers Shoppers are being told to buy only what they need, following More...

Coronavirus: 'Future of UK aviation' at risk, say airlines
By Boston Journal On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Coronavirus: ‘Future of UK aviation’ at risk, say airlines

Image copyright European Photopress Agency The UK’s aviation industry may not survive the coronavirus pandemic without emergency financial support, airlines More...

US trading halted as shares plunge around the world
By Boston Journal On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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US trading halted as shares plunge around the world

Image copyright Getty Images Trading in US shares was briefly suspended after sharp falls led to an automatic halt in the selling and buying of stocks. Once trading More...

Coronavirus: Up to fifth of UK workers 'could be off sick at same time'
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Coronavirus: Up to fifth of UK workers ‘could be off sick at same time’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: “Keeping the country safe is the government’s overriding priority” Up to a fifth of the workforce may be off sick during More...

Coronavirus: Your rights as a traveller
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Coronavirus: Your rights as a traveller

Image copyright AFP Image caption Thermal scans intended to detect the coronavirus are becoming widespread at airports  More...

Barclays scraps 'Big Brother' staff tracking system
By Boston Journal On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Barclays scraps ‘Big Brother’ staff tracking system

Image copyright Getty Images Barclays has scrapped a system that tracked the time employees spent at their desks and sent warnings to those spending too long on More...

Tesco told not to block rival supermarkets
By Boston Journal On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Tesco told not to block rival supermarkets

Image copyright Getty Images Tesco has been told not to illegally block rival supermarkets from buying its land or leasing nearby sites. A competition investigation More...

By Boston Journal On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Who Tok丨Short video enters the second phase, 5G empowers video merchants to open up a new way

2018, explosion and glory 2018 was a year of rapid rise for the short video industry. Many short video apps that we are now familiar with, gradually came into our lives. The best among them even achieved a breakthrough More...

By Boston Journal On Sunday, February 9th, 2020
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Investment banks and media outlets back Luckin Coffee

by Simin Li Leading investment banks have thrown their support behind Luckin Coffee after it filed a report to the SEC on February 3rd rejecting accusations in a recent short-selling report published by More...