Coronavirus: Cath Kidston set to call in administrators

Coronavirus: Cath Kidston set to call in administrators

5 April 2020 Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Image copyright Cath KidstonCath Kidston, the floral fashion brand, is set to file for administration as the coronavirus shutdown pushes High Street retailers to breaking point. The move will put nearly 950 jobs at risk at the company which is...

Coronavirus: UK among economies risking record slump

Coronavirus: UK among economies risking record slump

3 April 2020 Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Image copyright Getty ImagesThe coronavirus pandemic could trigger a global slump bigger than the Great Depression of the 1930s, a closely watched international survey suggests. Manufacturing and services sectors in key geographical areas, including...

Coronavirus: Debenhams set to appoint administrators

Coronavirus: Debenhams set to appoint administrators

By Emma Simpson Business correspondent, BBC News 3 April 2020 comments Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Image copyright Getty ImagesDebenhams, the department store chain, is facing administration for a second time. The retailer is set to appoint administrators as early next week to protect the...

Coronavirus: What does it mean if I've been furloughed by work?

Coronavirus: What does it mean if I've been furloughed by work?

By Eleanor Lawrie BBC News 3 April 2020 Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Image copyright Getty ImagesUntil recently, many people in the UK had never heard of furlough. But the impact of coronavirus on the economy means that over the next few months millions of workers will rely on the scheme....

Government bails out bus firms to keep routes open

Government bails out bus firms to keep routes open

By Tom Burridge Transport correspondent, BBC News 3 April 2020 Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Image copyright Getty Images Image caption About 4.3bn journeys were made by bus in England in 2018-19The government will cover the losses of bus companies in England over the next three months to...