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<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>Metro Bank is axing 20 per cent of its workforce in a bid to cut costs, days after its investors backed a £925million rescue package.The embattled lender is also ‘reviewing’ seven day opening and extended hours across its

<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>Falling inflation and speculation that interest rates have peaked have boosted business confidence back to levels not seen since before the onset of the energy crisis caused by the war in Ukraine, according to new research.An index compiled

<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese and former Manchester United footballer, is facing a lawsuit seeking “a sum exceeding” $1 billion over his promotion of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange.A filing in a US district court in Florida claimed

<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>The government has announced a new draft of guidance to support businesses to upskill their workers and unleash the potential of Artificial Intelligence to help boost productivity by enhancing workplace activity.The guidance will help employers develop their employees

<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>Lloyds Banking Group is shutting another 45 bank branches across its network amid the ongoing shift away from high street banking.The group is shutting 22 Halifax branches, 19 Lloyds branches and four in the Bank of Scotland business. The

<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>A new partnership between the University of Liverpool’s VEC (Virtual Engineering Centre), Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and Edge Hill University has launched to support business innovation across the Liverpool City Region (LCR).The new £5.1m Horizons programme, funded

<?xml encoding="utf-8" ?????????>Maison Sport, the leading online platform connecting ski enthusiasts with professional instructors, has announced the successful completion of an ambitious £3.1 million investment round, bolstering its position as a trailblazer in the ski tech industry.The investment will be