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Experian: Credit agency told to stop sharing data without consent

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:39:46 GMT

The millions of people whose data it is selling on must now be informed, says the UK watchdog.

Coronavirus: People 'rediscovering books' as lockdown sales jump

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 11:27:56 GMT

The publisher Bloomsbury, best known for the Harry Potter titles, has seen profits rocket since March.

Coronavirus: 'Bosses should be more open-minded about hiring disabled people'

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:01:59 GMT

Firms are reportedly hiring fewer disabled applicants amid concerns about supporting them properly.

Row over social media ad attacking Rishi Sunak's 'celebrity lifestyle'

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:57:01 GMT

Tory MPs say the chancellor is being unfairly singled out in a video by a new pro-Labour campaign group.

Home working reduces creative thought, says Bank economist

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:05:35 GMT

The Bank of England's Andy Haldane says people are less exposed to new experiences when working at home.