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Companies seek new sources of labour as number of workers coming from EU falls

Hurdle cleared towards class action being taken against payments provider

Private equity-owned group forced to ask government for £100m to cover shortfall

Thousands of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators remain on Waterloo Bridge

Foreign customers raise demand in case of disorderly exit but surge unlikely to last

Groups suffering as Brexit uncertainty weighs on private sector hiring

US bank wants executing brokers to pay bigger chunk of bill for prime brokerage services

Founder of world’s main iPhone supplier to step back from daily operations

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt held talks with company’s management during Tokyo visit

Disclosure comes as analysts say country has scaled back roll-out of technology

Among 100 chiefs analysed, 11 made more than 1,000 times that of the median employee

Brexit

Foreign minister Heiko Maas says another delay would ‘signal UK plans to stay in EU’

Think-tank warns May’s ‘secretive’ approach ‘would spell disaster’ for future trade talks

Both parties fear revolt against political establishment over Brexit  

UK News

UK fashion chain set to use controversial method to restructure struggling business

Construction group says downgrade is related to costs of road bridge in Scotland

SPIN999SE 250 fund manager garnered $5bn in net inflows during first quarter

UK home secretary recalls humble origins in veiled pitch for Tory party leadership

Opinion

Highlights

Some fear president’s alliance with Islamic cleric will drive up intolerance in the south-east Asian country

Governing bodies, sponsors and broadcasters cheered by player’s Masters triumph

Andreas Utermann says larger scale merger may be needed if European fund house is to fulfil its ambitions

Markets News

Technology

German carmaker announces move for 10 per cent stake as part of electric vehicles push

Inside Business Louise Lucas

There is an inconvenient likeness between the main protagonists in both countries

Life & Arts