How Japan's trade row with South Korea could hit tech supplies

How Japan's trade row with South Korea could hit tech supplies

By Virginia Harrison BBC News 23 July 2019 Image copyright Getty Images A trade spat between Japan and South Korea threatens to spill beyond their borders, posing potential risks to consumer electronics supplies around the world. The row stems from export restrictions Tokyo imposed on certain...

Employment tribunals: 'I sued my boss and won'

Employment tribunals: 'I sued my boss and won'

By Dan Ascher Business Reporter 23 July 2019 Image copyright Malcolm and Charlotte Loubser Image caption Charlotte Loubser says bringing the claim was hard work and very emotional In the early stages of a difficult second pregnancy, Charlotte Loubser had been sick, nauseous and found herself...

Sizewell C: Public asked to part fund nuclear power plant

Sizewell C: Public asked to part fund nuclear power plant

23 July 2019 Image copyright EDF Image caption Sizewell C (light grey on right) would be built north of the existing Sizewell B plant Energy consumers are being asked to share the cost of building new nuclear power plants, including any overrun costs. In a new document, the government outlined its...

Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs

Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs

22 July 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are also calls for an independent regulator to target rule-breaking bailiffs Body-worn cameras are to be compulsory for bailiffs under government plans to improve the treatment of people in debt.The Ministry of Justice said the move,...

Brexit harming UK industrial strategy, warns top economist

Brexit harming UK industrial strategy, warns top economist

By Ben Chu Economics editor, Newsnight 22 July 2019 comments Related TopicsBrexit The Brexit deadlock has undermined efforts to boost the UK economy, the chairman of the government's Industrial Strategy Council has told Newsnight.The council holds the government to account over its industrial...

What's the best way to stay awake in meetings?

What's the best way to stay awake in meetings?

22 July 2019 Image copyright Getty Images US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is reportedly prone to dozing off in meetings. He's not the only one. So is there a trick to stopping those eyelids from suddenly feeling so, so heavy?Meeting-induced sleepiness - it happens to the best of us. Former...