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McDonald’s to hire 20,000 staff and open 50 outlets

Burger giant McDonald’s says it “is looking to fill 20,000 roles” across the UK and Ireland this year as part of plans to open 50 new outlets. However, boss Paul

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Government plans to bring streaming giants under UK regulation

The Government plans to regulate streaming giants such as Netflix, Disney and Amazon Prime in the same way as traditional broadcasters such as the BBC and ITV. Under plans to

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Morrisons rejects ‘significantly undervalued’ £5.5bn takeover proposal

Morrisons has rejected a takeover bid from a private equity firm, saying the £5.5bn value “significantly undervalued” the supermarket chain. It came after the media reported  earlier the approach from

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Travel restrictions are a `trade-off’ Holidays as normal this summer `was never going to be the case’, says justice secretary

Foreign holidays as normal this summer “was never going to be the case”, Justice Secretary Robert Buckland has said as he defended the government’s COVID travel policy. Mr Buckland said

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Online shopping trend makes warehousing hot property

™I’ve been working in logistics for 30 years and I’ve never seen demand like this,” says Robin Woodbridge. The company he works for, Prologis, owns and manages warehouse logistics parks

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UK inflation could soar above 4% this year, thinktank warns

The government should prepare for a jump in inflation this year that will eat into household living standards and force more low-income families into poverty, according to the Resolution Foundation.

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Non-Muslims Fast During Islamic Holy Month

One Voice is inviting non-Muslims to fast for a day in a community cohesion initiative.‘I’m not a Muslim but I will fast (for one day),’ is now in its 7th

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Life Changer Haroon is a Just Giving finalist

Coventry-based Haroon Mota, Fundraising Manager for humanitarian charity Penny Appeal, is a finalist in the 2017 Just Giving Awards, nominated for the Just Giving Life Changer Award. Described by his

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Google surpasses Apple to become the most valuable brand in the world: Report

Breaking Apple’s five-year record, Google has taken the top spot as the most valuable brand in the world. In the latest Brand Finance Global 500 report, Apple comes in second,

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UK signals change of tack with help for renters, not just homebuyers

On Tuesday, the government will set out plans in parliament to expand programmes to help those wishing to rent rather than buy, change planning laws to encourage long-term build-to-rent schemes