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The boss of P&O Ferries - known for its fire-and-rehire of nearly 800 workers - has said he could not live on the less than £5-per-hour some of his staff are paid.
One of Britain's biggest carpet retailers is axing more than 25% of its head office staff as it grapples with a protracted downturn in trading.
Octopus Energy has cemented its status as one of Britain's most significant private companies after a series of share trades valuing it at $9bn (£7.2bn).
A legal tech start-up which works with some of the world's largest law firms to aid more efficient drafting of contracts has struck a multimillion pound funding deal with Octopus Ventures, the prominent early-stage investor.
For two days this week, people will be able to try one of the world's best (and most expensive) tasting menus for a fraction of the price.
The housing market is "finding its feet" with a slight increase in prices, particularly for flats, according to analysis from part of the UK's biggest mortgage lender.
Boeing has called off its first-ever astronaut launch at the final moment after discovering a valve problem in the Atlas V rocket. 
Federal air safety regulators have opened a fresh investigation into the Boeing 787 Dreamliner - after the firm said several employees had committed "misconduct" by falsely claiming tests had been completed.
The government is "gaslighting" the public about the state of the economy, the shadow chancellor will say on Tuesday.
The government is "gaslighting" the public about the state of the economy, the shadow chancellor has said.

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