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Global shipping disruption could last 'another 18 months', UK boss warns
A global shipping services firm has told Sky News it could be another "18 months" before the industry weathers the sea of challenges causing massive disruption to the supply chain.
Interest rate drumbeat grows louder as BoE governor warns it may 'have to act' over inflation
The drumbeat towards an interest rate rise from the Bank of England is growing ever louder.
Ford backs UK plant with £230m investment to support electric car future
Ford has revealed plans to transform its gearbox plant on Merseyside to build electric power units from 2024, safeguarding 500 jobs.
Walmart-backed robotics group Symbotic in $4.5bn talks to merge with SoftBank SPAC
A robotics and automation company backed by Walmart, the world's biggest store-based retailer, is in talks to merge with a 'blank cheque' company set up by the Japanese technology giant SoftBank.
M&S and Boots launch plans to hire 17,000 temp jobs - as Amazon offers £3,000 signing-on bonuses
M&S and Boots have become the latest high street giants to launch Christmas recruitment drives - as online rival Amazon offers signing-on bonuses of up to £3,000 to lure workers.
Goto Energy becomes 13th supplier to collapse as gas prices surge
Goto Energy has become the latest supplier to cease trading amid surging wholesale gas prices, regulator Ofgem said.
Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in Europe to build its metaverse
Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the European Union over the next five years to help build its metaverse, the social media giant has announced.
Climate change: Path to net zero tougher without major carbon capture investment, watchdog warns
Britain's path to net zero will be far harder and more onerous unless Whitehall invests significant sums in schemes to capture carbon and store it under the ground, the government's climate watchdog has warned.
Energy crunch powers growth slowdown in 'unstable' China recovery
Power shortages and supply chain difficulties are being widely blamed for a slowdown in China's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
THG moves to restore confidence in governance after share price plunge
Online retailer and logistics specialist THG, formerly known at The Hut Group, has confirmed it is to remove its founder's "golden share" and seek a premium listing after a big plunge in the value of its stock.