Odeon has become the latest cinema chain to say it will reopen on 17 May following months of lockdown closures.
Ikea has launched its delayed “Buy Back” scheme allowing customers to sell their old furniture back to the retailer.
The UK has recorded the biggest surge in business formations in over four years as the economy fights back from the pandemic, official figures have shown.
Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group will spend £60m buying back shares despite warning less than a month ago that it would suffer a £200m pandemic hit.
Fresh questions have been raised over Amazon’s tax planning after its latest corporate filings in Luxembourg revealed that the company collected record sales income of €44bn (£38bn) in Europe last year but did not have to pay any corporation tax to the Grand Duchy.
The chief executive of Greene King has warned the government that lifting all restrictions on pubs next month is “absolutely critical” to restoring the industry’s fortunes.
The government was accused of being reckless over the regulation of electric scooters yesterday after it was disclosed that a decision on legalising their use will be delayed by up to 12 months.
The Co-operative Group is to stop selling plastic “bags for life” because, with many shoppers using them only once, they have become as big a problem as the single-use carriers they replaced.