Magic of silver screen will survive, says boss of Vue

Sinking back into a socially-distanced leather seat at a safe distance from other customers and having to slip off your mask to tuck into the popcorn: going to the pictures is certainly different post-lockdown.  At the Vue cinema in the Westfield shopping centre in west London, film fans are greeted …

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Melrose set to make sweeping job cuts at GKN

Melrose Industries is set to make sweeping job cuts at GKN’s aerospace business by Christmas after losses spiralled in the first six months of the year due to Covid-19.  The company is already in talks with unions and staff to make a ‘significant reduction’ to the division’s 18,550-strong worldwide workforce.  …

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John Lewis signs Stella McCartney for post lockdown chic

John Lewis will sell more pyjamas, comfortable clothes and high-end sportswear from Stella McCartney in a bid to ‘modernise’ its brands.  The department store chain is adding 30 labels to jump on lockdown trends for more casual clothing to wear at home. The autumn range will include Calvin Klein, Fat …

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Energy regulator hands SSE £2m fine for power plant error

Ofgem has fined SSE £2m fine for a power plant error.  The energy regulator punished the provider for failing to publish information that is likely to have pushed up wholesale electricity costs.  Fine: The energy regulator punished the provider for failing to publish information that is likely to have pushed up …

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