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Former Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe

Former Sainsbury’s boss to take on key NHS Test and Trace role

Access to cash

Thousands of households lost access to cash during lockdown, research finds

Quiet high street

Retail rent arrears ‘to exceed £2bn’ as landlords predict lower payments

A tap

Competition watchdog turns the taps back on for water investors

Boris Johnson visits East Devon

Johnson: Rapid change in economy will mean huge numbers need to switch jobs

A wind farm

Octopus to launch in US after deal to enter Texas

Insurance industry

Insurance industry standards ‘will help customers with mental health conditions’

A Greggs store

Job cuts loom at Greggs as end of furlough scheme nears

For sale signs

Number of house sales expected to top a million this year, says forecast

A 5G phone next to a telecoms mast near Wokingham, Berkshire

BT signs deal with Nokia as fallout from Huawei 5G ban takes effect

City of London

City watchdog files appeal ahead of business insurance claims deadline

Housing estate

Number of mortgage approvals made to home buyers highest since 2007

A Stratstone site

Pendragon back in profit after £44.1m first-half coronavirus hit